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Source for real rosh keves?

aivri Aug 15, 2012 06:21 PM

Any idea where to find a real rosh keves for roasting for r"h in the tri-state area? Not just cheek meat, but the real deal. I know it's unlikely, but thought I'd ask.

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    ahuva RE: aivri Aug 15, 2012 08:00 PM

    not so unlikely - try glatt mark (i think that's what it's called) in Brooklyn, on Kings Highway between Coney Island Avenue and East 9th, or so - you can also try I & D on AVenue P and east 4th (or so), Kings HIghway Meat on Kings Highway and EAst 3rd. A place like pomegranate might have it also - i get one every year, and more and more people are getting them also -

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      ATH44 RE: aivri Aug 16, 2012 02:17 AM

      I've seen/gotten them from Glatt Mart, on Ave M and East 12th, for quite a few years already. They are "real" heads, teeth and all… They usually have them sliced, but I'm sure if you ask them they can butcher it differently for you.

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        zeesie RE: aivri Aug 16, 2012 05:48 AM

        There are a few sephardic butchers and grocery stores on Kings Highway in Flatbush, Brooklyn (between Comey Island Ave & McDonald Ave). In the past I have seen the whole rosh keves minus the skin on them.

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          cappucino RE: aivri Aug 17, 2012 03:50 AM

          Rockland Kosher in Monsey keeps them in the freezer with all the other weird stuff. Most Chasidish type supermarkets in Monsey will have it.

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