Tag: barbecue

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Mark Brand Re-Opens the Classic Save-On-Meats

It seems like a lifetime ago but in reality it was just over a week ago that I visited the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver to do a little foodie tour. I started at the newly re-opened Save-On-Meats on W. Hastings, walked over to Peckinpah and closed my tour with dessert at the Acme Cafe.   […]

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Pulled Pork Sandwich at The Ranch Barbecue

I was driving through New Westminster’s Sapperton again today and was almost ready to pass out from hunger so I thought it was as good as any time to stop into The Ranch Barbecue and try the Pulled Pork Sandwich. When I saw them put the sandwich up on the counter I was very thankful […]

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Wine Country Q Wins BC BBQ Championship

Here is the winning barbecued rib. I was actually holding a piece of the winning rib IN MY HAND!! Wine Country Q won first place with their pork ribs and their brisket. They got a second place for their pork entry and sixth place for the chicken they barbecued. Their win this weekend qualifies them for […]

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Cascades Casino Hosts the BC BBQ and Chili Championships

The kind people from Cascades Casino in downtown Langley invited me out to their site this weekend for The Canadian Festival of Chili and Barbecue. I missed yesterday’s chili cook-off but made it to the casino for today’s barbecue championship round.   The dominant theme of the day was line-ups. People were lined up 50 or […]

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Barbecue Events and Restaurant Openings

Somewhere along the way I became a barbecue blogger…not too sure how this happened but, it is not a bad thing. First off, in Sapperton (New Westminster, don’tcha know) the little grocer formerly known as Graze Market’s has been renovated and is now a barbecue house. As soon as I know more about this new […]

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Peckinpah; Vancouver’s Carolina-style Barbecue House

Vancouver has a new barbecue house. Peckinpah is a Carolina-style barbecue house that is opening tonight. And how cool is this, it is located in Gastown on the site where the original Gassy Jack’s Saloon was located. Although Peckinpah officially opens tonight, Saturday night, the good folks at Peckinpah welcomed me and my Banker into […]

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It is Lobster Fest Tonight

Who knew that lobsters can fly? Yesterday my neighbours dad went down to the local lobster plant, in New Brunswick and watched a lobster boat come in with its load of lobsters. The lobsters were sorted, cooked and frozen right there in front of him. After seeing this little food preparation spectacle unfold in front […]

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Veggie Dogs Vs the Mystery Meat Wiener

I was at a barbecue earlier today. The objects being barbecued were hotdogs. The good folks organizing the communal feast were kind enough to recognize and accomodate me being a vegetarian. They brought along veggie dogs for me. The funny part of this story is that when serving me a veggie dog, the person at the […]