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Pata negra? *urgent

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Eating this order Mar 6, 2013 04:14 AM

I need this for tonight! I'd like to know where to find real pata negra in Montreal. Where have you seen/purchased it?
Thanks a lot!

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    Maximilien RE: Eating this order Mar 6, 2013 05:40 AM

    2 places I've seen it :

    Hamel @ Marché Jean Talon.
    La Vieille Europe on St-Laurent.

    If they don't have some and you need a good substitute, you could try some Prosciutto from Nicola Travaglini near the Marché Jean-Talon, I think he has some good ones.

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      jay_81k RE: Eating this order Mar 6, 2013 06:59 AM

      Ive seen it at Hamel in atwater market, such a rip off though, I think about 35$ per 100grams. I miss that stuff but wont pay that much for it

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        Maximilien RE: jay_81k Mar 6, 2013 07:13 AM

        Pata Negra is still mightily expensive in Spain (If memory serves me right)

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          SnackHappy RE: Maximilien Mar 6, 2013 08:00 AM

          If you're talking about the ham, prices for jamon iberico in Spain start around 50€ ($68) a kilo. Iberico de bellota starts around 80€ (108$) a kilo. It's not called pata negra as that is too vague a term. Libreria Espanola has the Fermin iberico de bellota. They also sell frozen meat from iberico pigs. It's all quite expensive.

      2. Chocolatesa RE: Eating this order Mar 6, 2013 10:09 AM

        Fromagerie du Marche Atwater and Fromagerie Hamel at the Atwater market as well.

        1. porker RE: Eating this order Mar 6, 2013 11:23 AM

          As others, I assume you're talking about jamon Iberico.
          If its *urgent and you can't find it retail and price does not matter, Hambar has a pata negra jamon
          http://www.hambar.ca/?page_id=1130
          Of course "expensive" is an understatement

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            SnackHappy RE: porker Mar 6, 2013 12:08 PM

            Does Cava still serve the stuff. Seems it was cut by hand off a bone-in ham on an actual jamonero and much cheaper.

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            j_do RE: Eating this order Mar 6, 2013 05:43 PM

            Can also get from macchi inc. including bellota. 250-300$/kg I believe.

            1. porker RE: Eating this order Mar 7, 2013 03:01 AM

              "tonight" was last night....curious folk wanna know the outcome
              {;-/)

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