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Pigs head on westside?

joshekg Oct 27, 2010 12:11 PM

Where can I buy a whole pig's head on or near to the westside?

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    banjoboy RE: joshekg Oct 28, 2010 09:19 AM

    Not exactly westside, but you might try the Koreatown Galleria or 99 Ranch in Van Nuys.

    99 Ranch
    17713 Pioneer Blvd, Artesia, CA

    1. mnosyne RE: joshekg Oct 28, 2010 10:09 AM

      It seems to me that if you arrange with the butcher at your market, he can have a head delivered with the store's regular order from the slaughterhouse. Why not try it?

      1. Servorg RE: joshekg Oct 28, 2010 10:12 AM

        Now I want to open up a pub and call it the "Pigs Head"....so thanks for that. ;-D>

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          mucho gordo RE: Servorg Oct 28, 2010 12:50 PM


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            Servorg RE: mucho gordo Oct 28, 2010 12:53 PM

            Snort...Squeal... ;-D>

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          ChefRoux RE: joshekg Oct 28, 2010 02:41 PM

          Any of the larger grocery stores that cater to a Latino clientele will either have them at the butcher counter or can order one for you. BTW, the "cabeza" is used to make a dish called Lechon,in which
          the head is seasoned, roasted and "pulled".

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            c oliver RE: ChefRoux Oct 28, 2010 03:50 PM

            Bless you heart, CR. I just saw pig head at a Latino market yesterday. Now I know what to do with it. Very cool.

          2. wilafur RE: joshekg Oct 28, 2010 03:23 PM

            you may want to check with the butcher counter at top valu market in mar vista/culver city.

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              Mattapoisett in LA RE: wilafur Oct 28, 2010 05:23 PM

              Or across the Street at Carniceria Sanchez

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                joshekg RE: wilafur Nov 10, 2010 03:24 PM

                Thanks. Special ordered it, 1 day notice at top valu market in culver city. Ask for Tony in the meat department if you're in the market for a pig's head.

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