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  • smokinfatties
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    Spin did you ask the butcher at the store you bought them? I have asked and some of them are processed off site and pre cut to single ribs, they did say they could special order them though

  • EdF
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    Bummer, Man! ;-)

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  • ecowper
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    You might try a local, good butcher shop. You'll want to specifically ask for a short plate, which is the 6th to 10th ribs from the lower, ventral section of the ribcage. If the ribs are cut individually, they are known as short ribs. This is the set of ribs used to produce the Dino Ribs of Texas BBQ fame. My local butcher shop normally carries the short plate and trims them for me.

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  • Willy
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    Our Safeway sells short ribs, usually as boneless chunks or flanken cut. I asked the butcher and he got me the entire plate--one piece, four bones and still in vac pack--from the back room. Try a local megamart. I was lucky to get mine when the trimmed cuts were on sale for less than $4/lb. I'm waiting to jump once they go on sale again.

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  • Huskee
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    railroadscot I moved this to Butchers & Meat Suppliers > VA. Hope you find 'em!

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  • PaulstheRibList
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    Dude, that's cool!

  • edible hen
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    If you're in the Hampton Roads area, try Central Meats. That place is a must and when I would visit my friends up there we always found what we were looking for and bunch of stuff we didn't need but bought anyway. They used to cut to order and the service is awesome.

    http://centralmeats.com/

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  • kmwweiskircher
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    Are these the ribs you're talking about? There is a restaurant in Austin, San Antonio, etc (The county Line), that serves those huge individual ribs also... AMAZING! What could it hurt to give them a call and ask about their source? The worst thing that could happen is they say no. 210-229-1941
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  • JCBBQ
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    EdF Oh, definitely. I guess i'm surprised that national chains aren't homogeneous.

  • lonnie mac
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    Tried that. No go. Got to the Sam's and talked to the butcher himself after that fell through and he said He had never seen these beef ribs as long as he has worked there.

  • DWCowles
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    I found some here. You can order them and pick them up at your local Sam's club.

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  • W.A.
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    Try Costco. Ask if they have chuck short ribs uncut in the vacuum bags. They are not as huge lengthwise as the plate ribs you probably had, but they are plenty big. They come four to a rack, two racks per cryovac.

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  • LarryO47
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    Sorry....Dinosour is the correct spelling.

  • LarryO47
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    Dinasour Ribs is what he had, I suspect.

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  • lonnie mac
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    I posted a while about this. Heck, I live in south east Texas, and I absolutely can't find these! Around the Austin and hill country area they are famous. In these parts, a butcher won't even cut you one. These are "plate" ribs, from what I know of. The kind Aron Franklin cook.

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