Harlem residents with a hankering for a great piece of meat, look no longer: The owners of this butcher shop source the meat from various upstate farms and butcher it on-site. There’s also other tasty provisions like farm-fresh milk and eggs, tasty carbs from Hot Bread Kitchen, homemade chili and hand-stuffed sausages. Co-owners Mark and Tim Forrester trained together to go into the business (the latter giving up a career in finance to follow his passion). Expect to find the highest quality pork, beef, lamb and chicken.
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