Where to find humanely raised veal

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

A growing number of local restaurants serve the new veal, including Restaurant Eve, Marcel's, Palena, Proof and Tosca. It is also available retail at the following markets:

Allen Brothers sells Strauss veal by mail order under its Meadow Reserve label. Scaloppini is $149.95 per three pounds; two 20 to 24-ounce veal shanks, $99.95. www.allenbrothers.com

Painted Hand Farm sells at the Mt. Pleasant and Bloomingdale markets. Scaloppine is $15 per pound; veal shanks are $9 per pound. www.paintedhandfarm.com

Smith Meadows Farm sells at nine weekend farmers markets in the Washington area. Scaloppine sells for $16.99 per pound; veal shanks are $16.50. www.smithmeadows.com

Whole Foods Market sells Virginia pasture-raised veal in area stores. Scaloppine is about $16.99 to $17.99; veal shanks are $12.99 per pound. www.wholefoodsmarket.com

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