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Archive for March 2012


  The word "prime" is a quality grade given by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to describe the highest quality beef and other meats, such as veal and lamb, in terms of tenderness, juiciness and flavor.   Less than two percent of all beef produced in the United States will earn the prime designation. You [...]

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Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Tony Schatz, everyone calls me Schatzie and I am known as the Meat Man of Manhattan. That title doesn't come lightly and neither do I. I put in years and years of hard work and real time to learn this business. I've earned the right to be [...]

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This year, we are celebrating more than 100 years in business! That's 100 years in New York City, 100 years of taking care of New Yorkers, and 100 years of expertise and knowledge. To celebrate, we have launched our newly revamped website. Here, you can order USDA Prime Meats, Organic Free-Range Poultry, Milk-Fed Veal, Cheese, [...]

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