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Rumour Alert!

Commercial Drive is one of the best food shopping neighbourhoods in Vancouver – I know people who come here regularly from other parts of town to take advantage of the prices and the great variety.  There are numerous…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
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Butchers of Gastown Take on a Lamb

Photo credit: Todd Smith It all started with a pig called Wanda. Then some members of the Foodists collective went on a road trip to Clinton, BC to pick out some lambs from Cutter Ranch. Now one of their fine animals has…

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Posted by: on Friday, May 28th, 2010
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The British Butcher Shoppe Ltd.

I’m a Yorkshire lad (pronounced York–sha) born and bred. Grew up eating scotch eggs and lard sarnies with crisps (chips) for Saturday (pronounced Sat-day) tea (evening meal). So when I learned there was a British…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 3rd, 2009
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , | 8 Comments »

Save-On-Meats, RIP: Retired In Pieces

Yesterday, March 13th, the iconic heritage landmark on West Hastings Street served their loyal customers for the last time, leaving the downtown east side without its great retro lunch counter. Owner Al DesLauriers, who…

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Posted by: on Saturday, March 14th, 2009
Categories: Worship | Tags: , | 4 Comments »

Pasture-raised pork coming to the Foodist table for butchery, charcuterie and revelry

A few of us from the collective are getting together to butcher a pig in a couple of weeks. We’ll make sausages, salumi, maybe some pancetta and prosciutto too. The plan is also to have a big supper that evening…

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Posted by: on Thursday, March 5th, 2009
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How to Find, Butcher, Cook and Serve a Fawn

We went to Bowen Island over the holidays for an open house. We ended up going back in time to take a fawn from hoof to plate in a few hours.

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Posted by: on Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
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Eat and Learn

> We have a fondness for all things abattoir related, like these cool plates from Sprout Home. Imagine a nice arrangement of lamp chops, potatoes and some fresh peas, or maybe some bbq pork? Yes, learn from your place…

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 1st, 2006
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