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Boar's Head in Madison?

Postby bebopfan » Mon Aug 27, 2007 11:39 pm

Greets all,

Are there any delis or supermarkets in the Madison area that carry Boar's Head meats and cheeses? I was hoping their website could provide a list of dealers, but no such luck. Also, any recommendations on where I can find good cured salami in the area? All help is appreciated.

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Postby TheBookPolice » Tue Aug 28, 2007 8:22 am

Artamos, on Whitney Way. There are others.
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Postby Pogoagogo » Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:47 pm

You can find good cured salami at Fraboni's on regent street. There's another store on Monona Drive, but the regent location seems to have a better selection of cured meats.

They carry columbus brand, which is one of the original San Francisco "traditional" makers.

Columbus is one of the few companies recognized officially as making Italian style dry salami.

A recent find of mine that you might also like is the Volpi all natural style they are selling at Trader Joe's. Excellent price.

I'll also recommend Daniele Brand, another domestic, also for sale at Fraboni's.

Molinari is also for sale there, another SF Brand. Molinari is probably my favorite domestic brand.

For a real treat it might be worth heading out to Waukesha. V.Richard's market stocks several italian import brands at the deli case along with the better domestics. And while you are looking for Salami, look for La Quercia Brand American Berkshire pork Prosciutto. Delicious. Just as good as anything from Parma, if not better. And made in an artisan fashion in Iowa no less.

Enjoy.
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Postby Pogoagogo » Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:52 pm

Oh, and Boar's Head. You can find it at Artamos, and I believe, Jacobson Brothers on Sherman, and in Fitchburg.
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Postby neighbor » Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:22 pm

What about Grape and Company out on Old Sauk? They have nice meats and cheeses, so I would think they might carry this.
Unrelated, but I think they carry Italian buffalo mozzarella, which is a real treat this time of year with tomatoes and basil. Buffalo mozz has a much creamier texture than cows milk and a fabulous tang. Now's the time to get your hands on some.
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Postby juanton » Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:52 pm

Bavaria Smokehouse on the way to Verona?
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Postby granolagirl » Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:53 pm

Alberici's in Evansville has Boar's Head. Does Jenifer Street carry it?
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Postby beenie » Thu Aug 30, 2007 1:05 pm

I don't know of anywhere other than Artamos (and I only found out about that a couple of months ago - made this east coast girl very happy!), but I recently heard that Glass Nickel is now using Boar's Head meats in their subs.
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Postby Sheepy » Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:03 pm

I believe MacTaggert's has Boar's Head brand

http://www.mactaggs.com/
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Postby boston_jeff » Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:09 pm

Glass Nickel def. uses it, and their subs taste much better now.
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Postby Bruno » Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:11 am

Sheepy wrote:I believe MacTaggert's has Boar's Head brand

http://www.mactaggs.com/


Holy shit, that's going on my list of awesomely bad websites. All it's missing is an Alanis Morissette MIDI on autoplay and it'd be 1996 all over again.
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Postby white_rabbit » Fri Aug 31, 2007 7:39 am

I believe Pinkus McBride uses Boar's Head in their sandwiches.
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Postby Frank Booth » Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:58 am

Bruno wrote:
Sheepy wrote:I believe MacTaggert's has Boar's Head brand

http://www.mactaggs.com/


Holy shit, that's going on my list of awesomely bad websites. All it's missing is an Alanis Morissette MIDI on autoplay and it'd be 1996 all over again.


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