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Need a Great Butcher

izgoodfood@sbcglobal.net Feb 14, 2006 01:27 PM

Looking for a great butcher shop today for prime...hopefully around weho/hollywood/bev hill area.
thanks, chow.

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    Like-Go-Eat? RE: izgoodfood@sbcglobal.net Feb 14, 2006 01:42 PM

    See thie Link Below.

    Link: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

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      jimmy RE: izgoodfood@sbcglobal.net Feb 14, 2006 01:45 PM

      I know it is a chain but how about Hows? Their prime NY strip is on sale tomorrow for 6.99/lb.

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        ipse dixit RE: izgoodfood@sbcglobal.net Feb 14, 2006 02:05 PM

        Goto HOWIES MARKET in San Gabriel.

        The butcher there is old-school, will take care of you, sells prime cuts as well.

        6580 North San Gabriel Blvd.,
        San Gabriel
        (626) 286-8871

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          condiment RE: izgoodfood@sbcglobal.net Feb 14, 2006 06:16 PM

          I have my differences with Bristol Farms, and it isn't cheap, but if I were in Hollywood, in a hurry, that's where I would go. I tend to go to Alexander Meats myself.

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            dfm RE: izgoodfood@sbcglobal.net May 28, 2007 07:04 AM

            It might be a trek for you but Alexander's Meats in San Gabriel would be worth the trip. The butchers have been in the business for years and know their way around. The meat is prime and dry aged. It is one of the few places that don't buy boxed beef.

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              Jeryy RE: dfm May 28, 2007 03:31 PM

              Try Victor's in the Culver City/Cheviot Hills area - they're the best along with Owens Market on Pico and Roxbury. But Victor's prices are always more reasonable. They are however, a bit hard to find. Go down Motor to Palms, make a left and bear right just before you come to the 10 FWY overpass - there's a sign that says NY Pizza by the Slice (The Coop) They're in that tiny strip mall.


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              bosanova99 RE: izgoodfood@sbcglobal.net May 28, 2007 06:56 PM

              Gelson's Market on Laurel Cyn and Riverside in Studio City has a geat butcher who will work with what ever you want.

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