Tag: beef


A Blue Goose Organic Ribeye Steak

Before I head out of town I like to stop in and see Greg the Butcher at Port Moody’s Meatcraft Urban Butchery for advice on what quality piece of beef I should take and cook at my cabin. Before I left for my most recent trip out of town, Greg connected me with a beauty […]


Onyx Steakhouse Port Moody

On Tuesday night I met a group of colleagues at Onyx Steakhouse in Port Moody for a Christmas dinner celebration. Seeing as Onyx is a steak house, I felt compelled to try one of their steaks. Although I debated on whether I should try their 10 ounce hanger steak “butcher’s choice”, I settled on the […]


Cooking a Strip Loin Steak

Yesterday in my blog post about the Gammon bacon I mentioned the other piece of meat that I took along on my weekend trip to my cabin – the boneless strip loin steak from Meat Craft Urban Butchery.  The strip loin was just over 13 ounces and honestly, it was enough to easily feed two […]


Lunch at the Sun Star Restaurant

In the past I have gone to the Sun Star restaurant for breakfast. Just the simple two eggs, hashbrowns and bacon type of fare. After a long training session in the local pool (what else are you going to do during a monsoon?) the girls and I were hungry, bordering on hangry. So I wheeled […]


The Crown Grill

On the second night of our recent cruise aboard the Grand Princess our kids had an evening activity that they wanted to take part in so my Sweetheart and I seized the opportunity and made reservations for the Crown Grill – a Princess Cruises specialty restaurant. The Crown Grill is a steakhouse with a $25 […]


A Visit to Hopcott Meats

After the recent outbreak of Avian flu in the Fraser Valley I started thinking a little more about how food is produced. One of the poultry barns that became infected with Avian flu housed something like 20,000 birds. That is not a farm, that is a food factory. And then the infection continued progressing through […]