A New Way to Cook Frozen Steaks

Ideally, we would always be cooking with freshly cut steaks from Vancouver’s best butcher shop. However, it’s not at all uncommon to be cooking with frozen meat. Conventional wisdom would tell you that you need to thaw your steaks in the fridge overnight before...

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Local, Sustainable Chicken

At Market Meats in Kitsilano, we take pride in supplying expert service and the best cuts to all of our customers. As Vancouver’s best butcher, our commitment to quality products means we only sell the freshest meats, produced locally using sustainable farming...

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Spoil Your Sweetheart

Love is in the air. Valentine’s day is on the horizon, and lovebirds everywhere are trying to come up with new ways to surprise each other. If your significant other usually handles most of the cooking, then taking over the kitchen duties can be a thoughtful way of...

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What makes us Vancouver’s Best Butcher

At Market Meats, we are proud to provide top-quality meats and friendly, expert service. For two years in a row, we have been voted Vancouver’s Best Butcher by our loyal customers throughout the city. If you’ve never visited our Kitsilano butcher shop before, you may...

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Cover The Spread

It’s not any given Sunday, it’s Superbowl Sunday. To make the most of this opportunity, you’ve got to prepare. Planning the perfect tailgate party doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time and effort to pull together the right roster of snacks, drinks and quality meats...

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Delicious Date Night Ideas

If you’re struggling to find romantic ideas for date night, a home-cooked meal in an intimate setting (and the proper mood lighting) is a great way to spice things up; literally! If your partner is the one usually making dinner, then taking over the kitchen duties for...

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Shop Local at Vancouver’s Best Butcher

It’s not uncommon to hear people talking about the importance of ‘buying local’ to promote the stability of jobs and economic conditions in our community. What is often lost in these conversations is that local businesses may be better positioned to provide the best...

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What is your food eating?

You might hear some butchers talking about grain-fed beef compared to grass-fed, but what is the difference? It’s all meat right? As it turns out, grain-fed beef can taste very different from grass-fed beef, and one is not necessarily as nutritious as the other. At...

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Pairing Wine With Our Quality Meats

The right pairing of wine and quality meats can take a meal from good, to great. When done properly, the wine will complement the meat so that each bite tastes better than the last. It can be difficult to know which wine to pair with which meat, fortunately Market...

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