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ISO: Best salami in Toronto

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yyz guy Dec 12, 2011 07:18 PM

a relative loves salami. Really loves it. I was hoping to find a sausage to make this a most excellent Christmas for him. Any suggestions? It certainly doesn't have to be Italian. Thanks!

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  1. aser RE: yyz guy Dec 12, 2011 11:04 PM

    Easton's in Kensington.

    Fiesta Farms sells a summer sausage by mennonite farmers, Monforte dairy farmers market stand also sells the same one. In Fiesta, It's located at the back meat fridge, close to where the refrigerated pickles are. This is a personal fav, they're about $20ish a sausage.

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      junkie RE: yyz guy Dec 13, 2011 12:25 AM

      for eastern european style: yummy market on dufferin south of finch, or starsky foods http://www.starskycanada.com/index.php

      1. Kagemusha RE: yyz guy Dec 13, 2011 06:32 AM

        Brandt Meats. Try the factory store in Mississauga. None fresher.

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          lcohen999 RE: yyz guy Dec 13, 2011 06:55 AM

          Perls if it were still around *Cry*

          1. duckdown RE: yyz guy Dec 14, 2011 11:46 PM

            I think I like the Italian style best.. Any recommendations for that style? Maybe even something with some spice to it

            And on that note, I wonder what the differences are between Genoa Salami, Sopressata Salami, and so on.

            Another kind that's really good is the "dry" kind, like Cacciatore. California Sandwiches is now selling house made dry cured salami like mentioned above and it's pretty good but lacking in heat IMO

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              TorontoJo RE: duckdown Dec 15, 2011 03:39 AM

              There's a spicy salami that I love that I buy at Nortown and Bruno's (and I think I've bought it at Loblaw's before). It's shaped like a flower and comes in regular and spicy versions. I'll have to look up the name next time I see it. It's not artisanal, so not really something you'd buy as a gift for someone, but it's really awesome on a Bagel House bagel with some good mustard. :)

            2. prima RE: yyz guy Dec 15, 2011 07:49 AM

              I like any Italian-style salamis I've bought at La Salumeria.

              I also like the Spanish-style Chorizo salami sold in the vacuum pacs at Loblaws.

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