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Authentic Jamon Iberico in SD

Anyone know a decent local retail source? I am jonesing for it after watching the Madrid episode of No Reservations tonight. I'm willing to go the mail order route if you know a reliable source, but wanted to see if I could find it locally.

Thanks.

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    1. Venissimo Cheese in the East Village had it last time I was there. It was very expensive, $100/lb.

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      Venissimo Cheese
      754 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103

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      1. re: steveprez

        2nd Pata Negra, have bought it there many times. There is also a guy selling spanish products at the Hillcrest Farmers Market, who normally has it. I would get there early, last time I was there the place was a mess at 10am. I would like to propose "stroller hours" at the Farmers Markets, some of those things are the size of an SUV. Euro Food depot in Sorrento Valley also carries it.

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        Pata Negra
        1657 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109

        1. re: stevuchan

          "There is also a guy selling spanish products at the Hillcrest Farmers Market"

          He doesn't go to the Little Italy one does he?

          I have used La Tienda for mail order for Jamon Iberico de Bellota.

          Strongly recommend it: http://tiny.cc/o4vfl

          1. re: stevewag23

            Have not seen him at Little Italy, but I have not been down that way in over a month.

          2. re: stevuchan

            3rd Pata Negra

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            Pata Negra
            1657 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109

        2. There's a shop in University Heights called Savory that has a very good selection of Spanish cured meats. I believe they have Jamon Iberico. They also have a very interesting salt-cured tuna that's worth trying, and Spanish chorizo that's actually from Spain. They also sell domestically-produced chorizo, so you need to be specific that you want items from Spain (though the high prices are kind of a giveaway as to which is which).

          1. I know surfas in LA carries it.

            1. Thanks for all the suggestions - big help. Stevuchan - I agree with you about stroller hours at the FMs, it is becoming quite the obstacle course out there.

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              1. re: foodiechick

                Seriously.

                I just noticed that dog sitting is now available at the La Jolla Farmer's Market. Maybe babysitting is not too far around the corner???

                1. re: bizzwriter

                  Not surprising move after the valet service. Many reasons I drive to other parts of town for farmer's markets rather than walk to LJFM.