Posts Tagged ‘Canales Deli’

Saturday Night Tasting Club: Hot on the Trail for a Decent Salsa

Click on charts to enlarge. The Shitheads convened Saturday night for the first of what we hope will be numerous Tasting Clubs in which we compare and rate (mostly) local products in the same category. Since lead Shithead Jim conceived the club, he deemed that we'd launch our endeavor by passing judgment on salsas. It […]

The Mystery of the Iberico de Bellota Solved! Apologies Due to Canales Deli.

This is sort of, kind of why I hate the blogging world: You post items even when you can't get the answers immediately. Like yesterday, when both Canales Deli in the Eastern Market and Cheesetique in Del Ray, were closed, I went ahead and bitched about the huge difference in price I paid for iberico […]

Did Y&H Get Played by Canales Deli Over the Price of Iberico?

Despite its portmanteau name that dredges up images of those foot-fetish Georgetown boutiques, Cheesetique is, without a doubt, my favorite cheese shop in the area (not to mention a two-time Best of D.C. winner). The staff here is sort of the anti-Ray Bowers, the chronically cranky cheesemonger who runs Bowers Fancy Dairy Products in the […]

How Many Slices of Iberico Bellota Ham Can You Get for $20?

As I was wandering through the makeshift Eastern Market on Sunday, my stomach empty and my wallet full, I noticed the sign at Canales Deli advertising Iberico and Iberico de bellota hams. I asked the guy behind the counter what they were asking for the rare bellota jamon. "One fifty," he responded.