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Squab (butcher) in Boston metro area?

Indirect Heat Oct 15, 2012 08:26 PM

I love squab. Loves it. Does anyone know where I could order butchered squab in the area? I'm willing to drive a bit for it.

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  1. StriperGuy RE: Indirect Heat Oct 15, 2012 09:28 PM

    I know the live bird places in China town have it, as I think Mayflower in Cambridge.

    Try the amazing cooked version at Best Little Restaurant in Chinatown, amazingly good.

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    1. re: StriperGuy
      itaunas RE: StriperGuy Oct 17, 2012 06:36 AM

      Game (birds or not) at Mayflower is generally only frozen, but they do carry frozen squab. There have been a few minor changes to the list below, but not enough to post a full update.

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/4512...

    2. steinpilz RE: Indirect Heat Oct 16, 2012 10:55 AM

      Savenors on Charles Street woul also have squab, probably pre-packaged however.

      1. hotoynoodle RE: Indirect Heat Oct 16, 2012 12:18 PM

        i've only ever seen it frozen, but in every asian market in which i shop.

        1. BuffaloJill RE: Indirect Heat Oct 16, 2012 02:44 PM

          Ming's Market in the South End usually has frozen squab.

          1. C. Hamster RE: Indirect Heat Oct 17, 2012 05:54 AM

            Barbara Lynch's Butcher Shop might have it but it would be $25 a pound.

            1. galangatron RE: Indirect Heat Oct 18, 2012 07:56 AM

              wings live poultry on beach street in chinatown

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