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Sep 9, 2012 01:59 PM

Anyone know where to find beef cheek meat in LA?

A few years back, I tried some beef cheek tacos in Santa Barbara, and they were scrumptious. I'd like to make my own beef cheek tacos, but can't seem to find beef cheek meat, including at the major Mexican supers like Vallarta. Any suggestions would be most appreciated!

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  1. Many Kosher Markets with a meat section carry it, because the Jews make a dish called Chula. (I think that's how it's spelled... not sure though) I like cheek meat too, it's actually pretty tender. Never tried it in a taco... that's sounds good though!

      1. I buy it from Rocky Canyon Farms at the Sunday Hollywood Farmer's Market.

          1. Odd that you aren't finding it at the "major Mexican supers"; I haven't had much problem finding it at Baja Ranch or Cardenas...