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Dec 23, 2010 01:05 PM

Pork belly... Restaurant which has it on the menu?

Im looking for a restaurant which has pork belly right now.
Blackbird was rumored to have it, but it wasnt exactly what I was looking for. Suggestions? I checked some local menus, but I assume it may be easier just to ask :)

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  1. I like the pork belly BLT at Bradstreet. Really nice and simple, but works wonderfully with a bourbon cocktail.

    Also, one of my visits to Haute Dish, I had a picnic salad that had another really well done bell portion with a beautiful oyster vinaigrette and cauliflower 3 ways. I have since wondered who cooked it there, it was such a delicate, not really landon's style. I would doubt it is still available, but who knows.

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    1. re: mitch cumstein

      Blackbird has sandwhich style preparation involving tons of cheese. And of course there is the BLT style, but im looking for a more elegant prep.

    2. I had an awesome version with apples and mustard sauce at the Strip Club a month or so ago. Tender on the inside, crispy on the outside with a really awesome sauce.

      We also had a truly amazing pork belly dish at Piccolo several months ago, but I think their menu has changed since then so I do not know if there current menu has pork belly (but based on the other one, I am sure that if it is on the menu, it would be great).

      The Strip Club
      378 Maria Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55106

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      1. re: LauraB

        Yes! We had this too. My husband says it is the best thing he has ever eaten at a restaurant. I couldn't think of a topper, honestly. It was so delicious.

        1. re: LauraB

          Went to The Strip Club about a month ago and my friend got the Pork Belly... it was very good.

          The Strip Club
          378 Maria Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55106

        2. This is what i found so far:
          Pork Belly=
          The Strip Club: 378 Maria Ave, st paul
          Pork Belly squash, apples, cashew foie gras-nola, Uncle Pete’s mustard glaze $22.00

          Porter and Frye: 1115 Second Ave so. Minneapolis
          Pork belly, baked beans, bacon, and apple onion compote 17.00

          Sample room: 2124 Marshall Street NE, Minneapolis
          Pork Belly Confit – with ponzu sauce 5.25

          Ngon Bistro: 799 University Ave, St. Paul
          Braised Pork Belly Fischer Farms pork belly braised with our pho spices,
          served with micro greens & cilantro sauce 8

          WA Frost and Company: 374 Selby Ave. St Paul
          Hidden Stream Farm Pork belly confit, radicchio Treviso, quince mostarda, Stickney hills goat cheese foam 9.50

          The Strip Club
          378 Maria Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55106

          Porter and Frye
          1115 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403

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          1. re: ashii

            I had a very, very nice Cassoulet for lunch last week at W. A. Frost. $14.00. Crispy duck confit, maple sausage and pork belly confit, all nice portions, surrounded with a luscious garlicky white bean ragout.

          2. It might not be what you're seeking but they have pork belly at Teahouse II in St. Paul. It's sliced very thin and done with leeks in a stir fry. I think it's delicious. We ate there last night and had very solid service and food. 3 beers, 3 orders of mini-juicy buns, the amazing cucumbers, 3 entrees and a soup and it was $100 with tip for 5 of us.

            1. When Scott at Corner Table has a fresh hog he usually has some form of pork belly on his menu (last time I had pork belly fried rice- oh my god it was good). It's worth a call to find out what their menu is for the week.

              Corner Table
              4257 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409