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Where to buy fresh, not pre-frozen, duck breast

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ezsober Nov 22, 2010 01:37 PM

Looking to score about 2 pounds worth on Wednesday. Any suggestions? I'll be travelling through downtown around noon and live near the University of Washington.

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    firecracker Nov 22, 2010 04:16 PM

    I would call a couple of the meat counters at Pike Place Market and ask them to order it for you. This is really short notice though!

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    Pike Place Market
    1501 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101

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      mrnelso Nov 22, 2010 05:46 PM

      Try University Seafood & Poultry

      1. lavaca Nov 22, 2010 09:38 PM

        I saw duck breasts in the refrigerated meat case at the Roosevelt Whole Foods on Saturday. However, I think it's just the stuff they normally sell frozen.

        Metropolitan Market in Lower Queen Anne seems to carry fresh, never-frozen duck breasts, but you'll pay $22.99/pound for the privilege. Is it really that much better?

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          Daniel Nov 23, 2010 06:50 AM

          Uwajimaya just about always has fresh duck breast

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          Uwajimaya
          600 5th Ave S, Seattle, WA

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            jenn Dec 6, 2010 12:42 PM

            for future reference, some of the sellers in the U-District Farmer's market are selling fresh duck these days. I know i saw a sign for it at the Stokesberry stand.

            Not sure if they sell it in pieces though if they did, I'd be happy. I'd like to make some duck confit and have no use for duck breasts.

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