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Nov 13, 2012 04:21 PM

place to buy whole prime rib

Hey Chowers...
I need to find a place to buy whole prime ribs around baltimore. I have about 60 people coming to a party. I am looking for other options rather than costco. Is there a restaurant depot around?


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  1. There is a Restaurant Depot in B-more - 3405 Annapolis Road-Baltimore (410) 354-4030
    or Costco

    6 Replies
    1. re: agarnett100

      Why not Costco?

      I envy yor for having a kitchen with enough oven space to cook Prime Rib for 60. You doing Yorkshire pudding too?

      1. re: drewpbalzac

        Costco can sometimes be pricey, but I love them as a butcher. I am guessing it might run about $8 a pound. No yorkshire pudding this time; rather I am making a roasted beet salad with goat cheese and a fruity balsamic dressing something like this: .

        1. re: lhpangler

          No Yorkshire pudding?! Why don't you just go to the mall and scream "there is no such thing as Santa!"

          The world is becoming such a sad . . . sad place . . . .

          1. re: drewpbalzac

            Sorry drewpbalzac,
            I don't have enough room in my oven. I only have one popover tray that makes six and I would need 60. Maybe Santa will drop off a batch about 6pm that evening.

      2. re: agarnett100

        Can you get a roast with the ribs already separated from the roast (but still included)from Costco?

        1. re: lalajane

          Yes. In which case I like setting into a rack so the meat does not sit in the drippings. If you are in a jam, you can crush up some foil to make two "rods" to set the roast on. I also think you could use wine corks.

      3. You might be able to special order it from the Laurel Meat Market or JW Treuth.

        1. Any decent butcher shop should be able to get it for you. I don't know around Baltimore. I used to get them at a shop in Damascus, but they are closed now. There is a place in Mt Airy, but I don't know if that is too far for you to go.

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          1. re: lalajane

            thanks everyone. I was kinda looking for a good deal. Last week at Lotte Asian market, they have whole filet Mignon for about $6 a pound. There rib eyes are about $4 a pound, but the meat is always sliced.