Where to buy USDA/CBGA Prime?
- mike Apr 30, 2003 06:58 PM
I know i asked this last year but cannot for the life of me find the post...Where, apart from Olliffe's can one buy Prime steak?
What is CBGA?
As of a year ago, Whole Foods Market at Hazelton Lanes sold USDA Choice (but not Prime). I felt it was overpriced and not as good as Cumbrae's aged steaks. I don't know of any other place that sells USDA Prime. I asked Lobels of NYC if they will deliver their USDA Prime to Canada and they said No...
Nunzio's on Bayview South of Eglington (used to be a Bruno's) had USDA Prime Sirloin Steaks today at 24.99/lb.
Though that will set you back about $22 for a steak, it is beautifully marbled (closest I have seen to Kobe Beef in Canada - though it still pales in comparison) and by throwing it on the BBQ the humblest of cooks can have a piece of meat that is as tender as anything you'll eat in the finest restos. Or so I like to think :-)