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Asian markets with good barbecue pork and duck

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stymie Nov 6, 2011 10:59 AM

Looking for recommendations for Asian markets with great (cooked) pork and duck: Vietnamese, Chinese, or other.

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  1. MSPD Nov 6, 2011 12:00 PM

    There's quite a few -- any specific location? The Hmong markets (Como and East Side) both have numerous vendors with both). University Ave has a couple sources. There's an old SA just south of Lowry on Lyndale in North Mpls that has very good duck and pork at lunchtime. Burnsville (my area) has 3-4 good sources. Groceries of the Orient had some really nice looking pork belly and roast ducks two weeks ago -- again, lunchtime on a weekday. The market in the building with Destiny Cafe on University has had some when I was in there and it looked good. Incidentally, Destiny Cafe has outstanding pork belly dishes. I'm sure others can add more specifics.

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      justalex Nov 6, 2011 02:27 PM

      I've seen whole roast duck hanging in the little deli inside of United Noodle in South Minneapolis. I did not try it, but I did have some bbq type bone-in chicken. The meat was moist and delicious with the most flavorful browned skin. It was a little bit fatty, but I like fat so no problem!

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        getgot211 Nov 6, 2011 02:51 PM

        Shuang Hur has some nice roast pork, I'll sometimes use it to throw in fried rice. the duck I think you have to buy whole so I've never tried it.

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          Fudist Nov 6, 2011 06:36 PM

          Tai Hoa on University in St Paul.

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