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Unread 05-06-2009, 09:17 AM   #1
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Default Anyone know where to get Tri-Tip in Chicago

I am excited summer is upon us because I have been looking forward to egging up some tri-tip. I asked my local butcher and he said he rarely ever gets it. Anyone know any places that get good tri-tip in Chicagoland, especially the southern vectors.
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I'm sure your meat man can order just about anything! Give him a nudge & tell him that you'd prefer USDA Choice "peeled" tri-tips - unless you want to pay for the fat & the time to trim it yourself...ENJOY!!!!
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try SAMs. They sometimes have it here.
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Trader Joe's has it.
Already marinated
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You can get them at Trader Joe's and they also have the non marinated one's... You can also get them at Sam's Club, but you have to buy a cryovac of them. If you buy them at Sam's, there will be 6-9 in the cryovac bag. I just separate and freeze them...
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Restaurant Depot has them
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