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Interactive dinner to focus on locally-sourced seasonal ingredients and secondary cuts

Big Lous 1On Valentine’s weekend, Karl Gregg of Big Lou’s Butcher Shop will host a special dinner event which will be part speakeasy and part private  party. In a secret 16-seat Gastown location which is being specially transformed for this event, Karl will prepare a four-course dinner highlighting secondary cuts and local seasonal ingredients. While he works from an open kitchen, guests will be encouraged to interact as much as they please with questions about ingredients, recipes, and techniques.

Diners will learn be given the address and directions on the day of the event and seatings will be offered beginning from 6:30pm-9:00pm. Tickets for this dinner are $65 and can be purchased by emailing karl@biglousbutchershop.com or calling Big Lou’s Butcher Shop at 604-566-9229.

Big Lou’s Secret Dinner Menu

Amuse Bouche
Fresh BC Oyster with a mignonette ice

First Course
Big Lou’s Head Cheese
Local pork, parsley, chilies, citrus and made in house at Big Lou’s

Second Course
Buffalo Duo
Handmade Ravioli with braised buffalo in a fresh broth
Buffalo bocconcini cheese with vine ripened tomato, handmade pesto, and salted pine nuts

BC Beef Flank , handmade BC Potato Gnocchi, Wild mushroom Ragout

Fresh Cannoli with seasonal Okanagan fruits, ricotta,


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