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Butchers of Gastown III…The Video

The Butchers of Gastown (BOG) is all about sharing in the sourcing of a whole beast (or beasts), learning how to take them apart and then making a feast fit for kings with little to no waste. Sharing being the operative…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
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Butchers of Gastown III: The Seafood Session

It has been awhile since I have written a post for Foodists. A bloody long time to be quite honest. Even as I write this I am searching my brain for some small scrap that I might throw you, dear reader, to justify this…

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Posted by: on Monday, August 1st, 2011
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Is Sustainable Seafood a Myth?

Last spring, while in Tokyo, I made an early-morning trip to the famous Tsukiji fish market. It was meant to be a pilgrimage of sorts but ended up being an unsettling experience. I’ve thought a lot over the last…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 10th, 2009
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Hungry Enough to Eat a Horse

That’s how the saying goes: ‘Hungry enough to eat a horse.’ But have you eaten a horse? Or even just some horse? I have. Along with 9 friends last weekend we ate horse steaks grilled and seasoned with…

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Posted by: on Friday, June 12th, 2009
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