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I need good sausage for an Oktoberfest beer and sausage tasting

blackbookali Oct 19, 2010 10:49 AM

and it cant be frozen(as im buying them the day of) and im looking for a place with variety. I am thinking Huntington Meats at 3rd and Fairfax but was wondering what else was out there. I had a disappointing experience when I went to Shreiners to find lion's share of the sausages frozen and of no use to me for the tailgate I was on my way too. It seems Alexanders falls into this category as well.

Thanks

BBA

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Huntington Meats
6333 W 3rd St # 350, Los Angeles, CA

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    otisdog Oct 20, 2010 03:12 PM

    European Deluxe is the best....forget about others "deep selection", if you give them enough notice they will custom make your request...I think it's a 5 lb. minimum. Highest quality. I have been buying their wares for years for a race that i attend. One year both the Audi and Porsche teams said that the sausage that I served "would be considered excellent if served in Germany."

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      heckonwheels Oct 19, 2010 02:18 PM

      Try the Hungarian sausage from Huntington Meats. About the closest I've seen to a true German sausage taste here in L.A.

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      Huntington Meats
      6333 W 3rd St # 350, Los Angeles, CA

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        schmoopy Oct 19, 2010 12:18 PM

        Try the Alpine Market at Alpine Village in Torrance, or Mattern Sausage and Meats on Chapman Avenue in the city of Orange. Both carry lots of different German sausages. I don't know whether Alpine Market makes their own sausages but Mattern does and they're fantastic. If there's any way you can fit in a drive to Orange it will be well worth your time.

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          mrgreenbeenz Oct 20, 2010 02:09 PM

          Second Alpine village. Deepest sausage selection in SoCal and I'm pretty sure all of them are made in-house (there are a myriad of awards for "Best Meat Processing" behind the counter).

        2. monku Oct 19, 2010 11:52 AM

          Trader Joe's Fearless Flyer that just came out featured a German sausage for Octoberfest from Germany.
          Just an idea, I haven't tried it.

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            Burger Boy Oct 19, 2010 11:48 AM

            Continental in Glendale/Burbank

            http://www.yelp.com/biz/continental-g...

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              maudies5 Oct 19, 2010 11:19 AM

              European Deluxe Sausage kitchen is the place for delicious sausage as well as veal.
              9109 W Olympic Blvd
              Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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                Nicole Oct 19, 2010 04:10 PM

                Ditto on European Deluxe Sausage Kitchen.

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                European Deluxe Sausage Kitchen
                9109 W Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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