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‘Meat’ Simone!

Why did you become a butcher? To be honest, the initial reason was just that I needed a job. Little did I know, butchery was something that I would become really passionate about and pursue as a career.  I’m from Biella, a little town in northern Italy near the Alps – this is where I got my first job working…

Tips & Guides

Cozy & Meaty Meals To Ease You Into Fall

And just like that, summer is over. Although the warmer months flew by like never before, and we will longingly anticipate the return of prime grilling season, we also can’t help but look forward to the approaching autumn chill. Fall means something very significant to us – the perfect time to start drooling over deliciously meaty, rustic, and comforting meals…

News

25% Off Natural Beef Ribeyes & Striploins

From August 28th to September 4th, all three Urban Butcher locations will be offering our local and naturally raised Beef Ribeye & Striploin steaks for 25% off. Stop by Mission, Willow Park Village, or our newly-opened shop in Granary Road Market this week to pick some up! Both the Ribeye and Striploin steaks are raised locally without the use of…

Tips & Guides

Meaty & Mouthwatering Ideas for National Sandwich Month

The sandwich – one of human kinds’ greatest inventions. Whether you are slapping together a quick PB & J to enjoy on-the-go, or sitting down to feast on a gourmet BLT at a fancy restaurant, you are guaranteed an enjoyable time. This masterpiece of a meal was coined in the 1700s and named after John Montagu, the 4th earl of…

'Meat' Our Staff

‘Meat’ Brian!

Everyone, this is Brian – one of our butchers from our Willow Park Village location. Brian has been with us for quite some time, so we thought we should introduce him to all of you! What made you want to become a butcher? I’m a third-generation butcher from Manitoba. I started getting into butchery when I was only 5…

Tips & Guides

Host A Great Backyard BBQ Bash With These 3 Tips!

This summer is a very special one for Canada – it’s our beautiful country’s 150th birthday! And what better way to have a patriotic celebration than to throw a backyard bash with great company and tasty food – in fact, 64% of Canadians tend to throw something on the BBQ as a way of celebrating such a glorious occasion! We…

General/News

This Father’s Day, Cook Dad Something Delicious!

Father’s Day is upon us and the stress of trying to find Dad the perfect, all-encompassing gift is sure to be in the back of your mind. But not to worry – we have some ideas to help you out. According to a poll done in the U.S., 86% of Dads would prefer the delicious and juicy gift of red…

News

Introducing cold smoked steaks to Calgary!

For the first time in Calgary, Urban Butcher is introducing cold smoked steaks. Smoked in house at Canadian Rocky Mountain Resort’s production centre, the cold smoked ribeye and striploin steaks will pack a smoke-filled punch at your next barbeque. The steaks are first marinated in a marinade that is free of gluten, then spiced with Urban Butcher’s signature Smoke House…