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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…

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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…

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Celebrate National Hamburger Day With Urban Butcher!

It’s National Hamburger Day, and to us at Urban Butcher, there truly is little better than celebrating the arrival of summer with a big, tasty, juicy burger. When paired with fresh toppings and a mix of classic and unique condiments, and then cooked to perfection on the grill, these summer delicacies really have a way of making our hearts sing….

'Meat' Our Staff

‘Meat’ Bob

Bob Choquette: Operations Manager & Master Butcher. What inspired you to become a butcher and open a shop? I began my career working in the grocery retail industry on Vancouver Island. At the time, my brother-in-law worked in Winnipeg in the meat industry, and he happened to have a job opening that he then offered to me. I took the…

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We are now part of the CRMR Family of Companies!

To our valued customers, Second to None Meats and Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts are very excited to announce that Second To None Meats will be changing its name to Urban Butcher and receiving a face lift to its interior. CRMR has been a silent partner with Second to None Meats since 2012, but will now be taking on an active…

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be able to tell the difference between meat from Urban Butcher compared to meat from big-box grocery stores? You definitely can tell the difference between mass-produced meats and the meat we sell. All of our meat products are fed with vegetation as opposed to manufactured feed used in big operations, and as you can image, this effects the…

Recipes

Alberta Lamb Rack

Ingredients: 1 3⁄4 lb Frenched rack of Alberta lamb Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 4 tbsp. olive oil 3 sprigs roughly chopped fresh rosemary 2 sprigs chopped fresh thyme, plus 4 sprigs whole 10 cloves garlic, smashed 1 medium yellow onion, chopped, large dice 1 carrot, peeled, chopped, large dice 2 sticks celery, chopped, large dice…

Recipes

Asian Style Barbequed Pork Ribs

Ingredients:  5 lbs (2.2 kg) baby back pork ribs Marinade: ¼ cup concentrate orange juice 2 cups rice wine vinegar 2 cups honey ¼ cup sesame seed oil 1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger ½ cup chopped green onions ½ cup diced red onion ½ cup soy sauce 2 tbsp chopped garlic 1 tbsp chopped basil and oregano 1 tbsp…

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Marinated Buffalo Ribs

Ingredients: 1 kg buffalo ribs 4 cups apple cider vinegar 4 cups cranberry juice 2-4 L chicken stock (only if cooking in the oven) 2 tbsp black pepper 1 jar of honey 1 tbsp garlic 1 cup soy sauce 2 cups oyster sauce 5 canned chipotle peppers, diced Directions: Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Pour over buffalo ribs….