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Aug 14, 2012 01:05 PM

ISO Purefoods corned beef (Filipino)

Anyone know if/where I can find Purefoods brand corned beef in Montreal? I am pretty sure it's Filipino, and also that it somehow part of the Hormel brand. Would love to get my hands on this here, thanks to anyone who can help!

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  1. Have you tried Marché Hawaii in VSL? They have a whole Filipino section.

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    1. re: kpzoo

      Hey, thanks Kpzoo. I just called them and they said they don't have it. I suspect, however, that I was not able to communicate properly - my French is crap and I don't speak any Asian languages, and I'm pretty sure we weren't on the same page. They said they had another brand called 'Eno' but I Googled it and can't find that brand related to any corned beef. I'll probably stop by sometime, I want to go over that place pretty thoroughly anyway, so thanks again. Any other tips appreciated!

    2. If it's Filipino and you don't mind exploring, there's a Tiny Manila (as opposed to a Little Manila) on Victoria in between Cote Sainte Catherine and Van Horne. One of the shops there might have it.

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      1. re: EaterBob

        Thanks, Eaterbob. If Marche Hawai proves fruit(corned beef)less I am going to try this area - just Google street viewed it and saw a couple of little grocery stores that look promising. I had no idea this area existed so thanks!

        1. re: montrealeater

          My pleasure. And if you happen to come across any Balut, please let me know. I'm on the hunt.