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Where to get Spanish chorizo and ricotta salata?

becqui926 Dec 15, 2010 07:56 PM

Hi folks,
Any idea where to get these items? I didn't find them at Trader Joe's, and I haven't checked Kowalski's thoroughly yet. I live in the Summit-University area. Thanks!

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  1. BigSal RE: becqui926 Dec 16, 2010 04:05 AM

    Surdyk's will have both chorizo and the ricotta salata. The Kowalski's and Byerly's/Lunds near me sell the Palacios brand Spanish Chorizo, not sure about the ricotta salata.

    Surdyk's Gourmet Cheese Shop & Deli
    303 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55414

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      WeZeL27 RE: becqui926 Dec 16, 2010 06:10 AM

      I have found chorizo at my local 'mega mart' grocery stores (Cub, Rainbow, Radermachers) around the fresh salsa area (usually near the shredded cheeses). It’s probably not the highest quality around, but when I have used it tasted just fine for me and they usually have a pork and beef variety.

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        getgot211 RE: WeZeL27 Dec 16, 2010 07:23 AM

        thats not Spanish.

        Byerly's, Surdyk's(as mentioned), Coastal Seafood, IIRC Kitchen Window, Ken Liss'(sp?) new place at that liquor store on Lake might he used to carry Iberico ham...

        pretty sure the wedge carries ricotta salata, so likely seward as well, surdyks...

        Coastal Seafoods
        74 Snelling Ave S, St Paul, MN 55105

        Kitchen Window
        3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408

        1601 County Road C W, Saint Paul, MN 55113

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