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Shop Safe This Fall at Urban Butcher

Shopping As we prepare for fall here at Urban Butcher, the commitment to the safety of our guests, staff, and community continues to be our top priority. That is why we continue to implement protocols to provide a stress-free and safe shopping experience. These safety steps at the shop include increased cleaning and sanitizing, as well as complimentary face masks…

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Saddle Up for Stampede with Smokin’ Hot Local Meats & Eats

It’s time to dust off the cowboy hat, pull out the cowboy boots and saddle up for the ride because it’s Calgary Stampede time! If your stomach rumbles at just the thought of all the smokin’ hot food that goes hand-in-hand with this western celebration, we’ve got some ideas to get the juices flowing for your next backyard honky-tonk bash. We’ve put together a…

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A Perfectly Meaty Guide To Pairing Beer & Food

There are many ways to unwind after a long and busy week, but for us, the best way to do so is with a beer in hand – and what better way to enjoy an ice cold, thirst-quenching, frosty brew than over a delicious meaty meal. When pondering beverage and food pairings, many are quick to conclude that wine is…

'Meat' Our Staff

‘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…

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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…

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‘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…