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Beef Cheeks in Dallas?

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  • J.R. Jan 22, 2013 12:37 PM
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Anyone have any ideas when to source or do I need to special order? Thanks in advance

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  1. Try Rudolph's.

    1. The El Rancho in Richardson on Coit had them the last time I was there. Called "cachete" in Spanish.

      1. Thanks guys. Will check both today.

        1. They had them indeeed. Frozen, but it works. Never been to an El Rancho as I usually shop at La Michoacana or Fiesta. I was really pleasantly suprized by the quality of thier produce. Really nice stuff. Much, much better than any Tom Thumb.

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          1. re: J.R.

            And, cheaper too.

          2. yep. Yep, I'm a daily Whole Foods shopper due to proximity and quality of produce, so this was a breath of fresh air. El Rancho will be on my rotation since it's not far from my office.

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            1. re: J.R.

              Last time I shopped for those I found them at Walmart. They carry a line called Rumba that has all those meat-cuts (cheeks, tripe, tongue, etc). Don't know if they still do but were fresh and great quality.
              Also, you can try Fiesta marts, they normally carry all that stuff. If you want something fancier, you might want to try Kuby's. If they don't have it, they can order it for you.
              Also, if you're a locavore, you can try ordering it from the farms that sell at the various farmer's markets.

            2. saw a big package of them at the Sams near the corner of 75 and Spring Creek. In thier fresh meat case. $2.38/lb.