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Balut in Chicago.

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Paulgrahn Feb 21, 2012 11:22 AM

I have many Philo friends and I need to eat balut in order to be truly accepted. Pls help me find balut in Chicago. Thanks all!!!

  1. geg5150 Feb 26, 2012 10:48 AM

    Yep, Argyle is your best bet. My BF eats it regularly. I'm not a fan.

    1. camusman Feb 23, 2012 07:25 AM

      Hoa Nam Grocery on Argyle has had it in the past.
      1101-3 W. Argyle
      This fun article mentions another potential source: Tai Nam Market, 4925 N. Broadway
      http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/...

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        Adriane Feb 25, 2012 03:36 PM

        Yes, I second this location...I was there just a couple weeks ago and they had tons of balut. I was astonished to see it there since I've only read about/seen it on food shows...but its there!

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