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Mar 23, 2012 04:53 PM

Quality Dry Aged Beef in metro Detroit??!!??

Hello all. I live in the Novi area, and would like to have a source for dry aged beef (preferably 2.5 inch bone in 60 day ribeyes!!!). Hoping the new Joes butcher show at the old Byrds location may carry them. Anyone have a good source?

--kind of expecting that JanPrimus
Is filming a movie about dry aged
free range Waygu...and has extra!!

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    1. re: goatgolfer

      I'm interested, too. I don't know any local butchers who deliberately age beef to a specification. By the way, what's a "janprimus?"

      1. re: VTB

        The Story behind JanPrimus:

        No...the movie I was working on was about a Pasture raised, humanly killed Mangalitsa pig (who we ate last night at Forest Grill).

        As for the aged beef....About the only place I would think to check for Dry Aged Beef..or who would no how to get you some would be the folks over at Sparrow Meats in Ann Arbor. I am totally into trying emmetbaratta's option of fairwaypacking shown down below though.

        1. re: JanPrimus

          Wow - I always assumed you were a Les Claypool fan! This makes more sense.

          1. re: tokyo

            Oh I could enjoy some slap bass and a beer at the same time, but I am more of a Pixies guy.

            1. re: JanPrimus

              As any self-respecting GenXer should be. IMO. :)

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        1. I'm all about supporting the locals, but do yourself a favor and order your dry aged beef from Bryan Flannery ( Do yourself an even bigger favor and call, making sure you talk to Bryan. He can talk beef, and I mean the best beef in America.
          I've had quite a few of his offerings, and nothing I've eaten anywhere comes close.

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          1. I will definitely be checking out Fairway Packing. Sounds and looks impressive.
            I'm glad you posted here, otherwise I would never have known you existed.
            I'm really excited to try your beef! And the pork as well.
            Do you have veal bones for stock?

            1. re: Markcron

              Bryan and his meat are both great. However, the last time I was in his Marin store one of the employees said that they were closing their retail outlets. Not sure if they have done that yet.

            2. whoa...I didn't realize Byrd's had closed! When did that happen?