By: Cyndi Amaya
When was the last time your butcher recommended a new cut of beef for that extra special dinner you’re planning? Well for a long time, the neighborhood of Harlem didn’t quite have a friendly butcher they could go to for advice. In fact, there hasn’t been a local butcher for a few decades in this neighborhood- until recently. Just a few months ago, Tim Forrester and brother Mark opened up Harlem Shambles on Frederick Douglass Blvd to bring their expertise in all things meat to Harlem.
Besides providing some of the best and rare cuts of meat available, Harlem Shambles not only fills a much-needed void in the community, but their insistence on providing quality natural grass-fed meat also has people putting more thought to where their meat came from.
We caught up with owner Tim for some insight on the new shop and for some great tips on what to look for when buying meat, especially on a budget. Check out the interview below… Read More