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Best chorizo in Oakland ?

biogenic Nov 29, 2012 12:42 PM

Looking for some good freshly made chorizo in Oakland. Any suggestions ?

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  1. kungful RE: biogenic Nov 29, 2012 02:07 PM

    Check out Taylor's Sausages at the Housewive's Market in old Oakland

    907 Washington St
    (between 10th St & 9th St)
    Oakland, CA 94607

    They usually have fresh chorizo (they also have the best boudin blanc).

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    1. re: kungful
      j mather RE: kungful Nov 29, 2012 03:32 PM

      Taylor's chorizo is very good, and I agree that there boudin blanc is great. I stuffed some in a pork loin and smoked it on the Weber for Thanksgiving. The drippings made a great gravy too.

    2. Robert Lauriston RE: biogenic Nov 29, 2012 02:09 PM

      I haven't tried the chorizo, but the butcher counter at Super Mercado Mitierra on Fruitvale is good.

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        dcfb RE: biogenic Dec 2, 2012 12:03 PM

        Mi Tierra at 2082 San Pablo Ave has wonderful chorizo.

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        1. re: dcfb
          Robert Lauriston RE: dcfb Dec 2, 2012 12:07 PM

          If we're including Berkeley, the best chorizo I've had recently was from Fifth Quarter, at the Saturday farmers market.

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          ML8000 RE: biogenic Dec 2, 2012 12:05 PM

          Try the search function: "chorizo crawl" and check all years.


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