Hope everyone enjoyed part 1 of my Vancouver trip. The fish & chips and sushi covered in part 1 were a great introduction to Vancouver seafood. Things however we about to take a turn towards Pork Nirvana in a BIG way.
My friend took me to a very small meat store called J,N & Z Deli Smoked Meat located at 1729 Commercial Drive in Vancouver. Quite simply put, this small space is the best meat store I have ever been in anywhere, which includes Biltong stores in Cape Town, South Africa. The Viktualienmarkt in Munich and countless Boucheries in Paris and other parts of France.
I knew this place was gonna be cool when I caught Santa selling hand painted wooden eggs in front while smoking a hand rolled cigarette.
When you step into the store, it is like taking a step back in time. The staff is very friendly and extremely knowledgeable about everything in the store.
READ ON for more of this week’s Friday 4 the Foodies…
Gov't Mule extended their New Year's tradition to eight years December 30 and 31, 2009, returning to the Beacon Theatre in New York after a year's sabbatical at the Angel Orensanz and Hammerstein Ballroom in 2008 while the Broadway venue was being refurbished.