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Irish Breakfast SausageBig Lou’s Butcher Shop is set for St. Patrick’s Day with some housemade Irish specialties ready to be cooked up this weekend.

Fresh off receiving another Georgia Straight Golden Plates Award as one of the Best Butchers in Vancouver, we’ve finished preparing batches of our Irish Breakfast and Guinness & Steak Sausages. We’re also stocked up with have some of Two Rivers Meats’ Natural Corned Beef and local beef that’s perfect for your stews.

Our “SuperBen” Irish Breakfast Sausage was inspired by our Irish Butcher Ben who craved the taste of the legendary Superquinn Sausages, considered an Irish national treasure. When he complained that he couldn’t find anything like a Superquinn in Canada, we took it upon ourselves to recreate that banger, and went through a number of different recipes before we got one that passed the Ben test. They’re great in a St. Paddy’s day brunch.

The Steak & Guinness Sausages make for a Bangers and Mash that any house would be proud to serve. We grind three kinds of steak with caramelized onions, spices, Guinness and a very small amount of breadcrumbs to absorb the beer and bind the mix. Who can resist steak and beer in sausage form?

Finally, our friends at Two Rivers Meats have made some naturally-raised Corned Beef which we’ve brought in for anyone who’s planning to celebrate with Corned Beef & Cabbage or a Corned Beef Hash.

Quantities of all these are limited, so come down soon to make sure your St. Paddy’s is one that your tastebuds will remember. Big Lou’s Butcher Shop is open 7 days a week at 269 Powell St. in Railtown. Call 604-566-9229 or visit www.biglousbutchershop.com for more information.

 

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Best_GOLD 2014Big Lou’s Butcher Shop is very pleased to have been awarded the 2014 Best of the City Gold Medal for Best Butcher (Downtown/Gastown/Yaletown). These awards are given on the basis of public voting, so many thanks must go to those who took the time to go online and vote for Big Lou’s.

As a way of celebrating this accolade, Big Lou’s will be offering customer appreciation pricing on some of our favourite items.

Big Lou’s housemade sausages will be on sale for “buy 5, get 1 free”. These sausages are all made fresh using local meats and customers can mix and match varieties like our Chorizo, Maple Thyme, Irish Breakfast, Bratwurst and more to reach the total.

Big Lou’s is  also be offering our premiere Two Rivers Meats Natural Ribeye Steaks for only $19.99/lb. This beef is born and grazed in BC, then dry-aged for at least 28 days for incredible tenderness and flavour. This is a great chance to try dry-aged, grass-fed beef at a great price.

Big Lou’s Butcher Shop is now offering delivery throughout Vancouver to make choosing our locally-sourced artisan butcher goods easier than ever. Delivery is available three times a week and orders can be placed by phone or email. For more information visit us online at www.biglousbutchershop.com.

These feature prices will be in effect until Sunday, March 9th. Big Lou’s is located at 269 Powell St. and we’re open 7 days a week. For more information, visit www.biglousbutchershop.com or call 604-566-9229.

Thanks again to everyone who voted and helped us to win this great award!

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Famous brunch menu being served with patio service & reservations

Chicken & Waffles

Chicken & Waffles

Two Chefs’ legendary weekend brunch menu will make its awaited return with the launch of Weekend Brunch at Two Chefs Richmond on Saturday, July 20th. Along with a world of delicious brunch options, Two Chefs Richmond will offer the licensed patio service, reservations for almost any-sized group and free parking that were never possible in Railtown.

Two Chefs regulars will again be able to get their fix of their favourite Southern and country kitchen brunch dishes like Chicken & Waffles, the Big Lou’s Breakfast, Croque Madame and Chicken Fried Steak, while newer Richmond friends will learn why the Railtown bistro became such a popular destination for brunch lovers all over Vancouver.

Just as they were in Railtown, all hangover cures—Caesars, Mimosas and the signature Bacon Bourbon Bloody Mary will be just $5, all Bennies will be made with housemade English Muffins and Southern dishes will include housemade biscuits. Likewise, all breakfast meats—the signature jerk bacon, local hams, chorizo and sausage and more—will all be supplied by Big Lou’s Butcher Shop.

Brunch will be served at Two Chefs Richmond  Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-2pm. Located at 7-3331 Viking Way, Two Chefs Richmond is easily accessible via the Knight Street Bridge and Bridgeport Road. Call 604-233-7769 for reservations.

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