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June 2016 at Oyama

June 01st, 2016

Summer is here, school is almost out and Oyama is ready to fill your BBQ and picnic basket with tons of tasty treats!

childrens fest 2Thursday June 2nd to Sunday 5th – Granville Island Children`s Festival

This is always a fun event to attend with your kids and at Oyama we make sure we make plenty of things to please the younger members of your family!  Yummy and lean snacks like Honey Garlic Pepperoni and Turkey Pepperoni, Grassfed Beef Dogs for the grill, the best Wieners and Turkey Wieners and tons of sausages such as Maple Breakfast, Apple Chicken, Turkey Blueberry and many more, as well as our delicious Candy Ham – with Maple Syrup.  Come on down, enjoy all that Granville Island has to offer for the young and not so old!

fathers day20160615_110608Friday June 17th – Sunday 19th – Father`s Day Weekend and Ginapalooza

Dad deserves a special weekend too and Oyama wants to be sure the grill is fired up with lots of his favorites!  How about Elk Sausage with Juniper, or Prime Rib Beef, Bourbon Chilpotle Pork or Tequila Lime Chicken?  Or some of our many awesome snacking sausages while he watches his favorite game or has a beer while grilling those sausages?!  Make it a great weekend for him!  Also, Vancouver celebrates Ginapalooza this weekend with lots of gin tastings around town.  We will have a special Olive-Gin Saucisson Sec, Gin Chorizo sausage, and Gin Glazed Ham, all made with local Long Table Distillery`s award-winning London Dry gin. Also, we will give you lots of ideas on Oyama goodies to pair with gin, such as our Saucisson Sec Orange or Citron.  Cheers!

canadadayThursday June 30th – Sunday July 3rd – Canada Long Weekend with lots of “Summer Sausages”

Start your Canada Day celebrations early with another load of Chili Cheese Brats and Southern Pulled Pork sausages, along with dozens more BBQ sausages, fresh and smoked.  It`s going to be a sizzling summer with Oyama – Happy Summer!

May 2016 at Oyama

April 28th, 2016

The beautiful month of May – a time to honor our mothers and to get ready for Oyama`s official launch into summer!

mothers_bouquetFriday May 6th – Sunday 8th – Mother`s Day Weekend

Celebrate Mom all weekend with tasty treats from Oyama!  Delicious patés and terrines, including favorites like Strasbourg Terrine, Pheasant Terrine and Wild Boar Terrine, or Mushroom Armagnac Pâté and many more.  We`re really going to town on sausages this year, such as Truffled Pheasant, Champagne Truffle Chicken, Italian Marsala and many more.  Not to mention a cornucopia of prosciuttos, salamis and cheeses to choose from to really celebrate Mom in style!  Happy Mother`s Day

summer bbq DSCN0226Friday May 20th – Sunday 23rd – May Long Weekend – Oyama`s Official Summer Begins!

Oooooooh yes, the true beginning of summer is this weekend when Oyama makes our famous Chili Cheese Brats and Southern Pulled Pork sausages!  These delectable sausages are only available for the summer long weekends, so be sure to order ahead!  Lots of other delicious BBQ sausages to choose from as well as tons of picnic ideas (pork pies, charcuterie, snacking sausages…).  Give your perfect Vancouver summer the right start!

beer-banner beer and charcuterie craft beerFriday May 27th-Sunday 29th – Craft Beer Weekend

Vancouver is celebrating Craft Beer Week and so are we!  Either we use local craft beer in our sausages, or we recommend many of our sausages to be enjoyed with local craft beer.  Either way we will make some super tasty things like Craft Beer Ham, Craft Beer Salami, Dark Beer Chorizo, Beer Brats and much more.  Prosit!



March 31st, 2016

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Spring is in full swing at Oyama and we love it!  This month we will take you on a few delicious culinary voyages to tempt your palate further!


Thursday April 7th to Sunday 10th – A Taste of Asia

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Asia is a huge continent and at Oyama we gather so much inspiration from the many flavors you come across right here in Vancouver, the gateway to the Pacific Rim – Japanese, Thai, Indian, Malaysian, Vietnamese…to name just a few.  Enjoy Sake Sesame Chicken, Miso Pork, Thai Green Curry Lamb, Rendang Beef, Teriyaki Duck, Night in Bangkok Bison and many more, as well as our incredible Chinese Plum Sauce Glazed Ham – wow!


Thursday April 21st to Sunday 24th – Bring Out the Bangers

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For all our English ex-pats and anyone else who loves a great sausage – we bring you a weekend of an incredible selection of bangers, Gammon Bacon, Black Pudding and our world famous pork pies (these have passed the grueling tests of our customers)! Our delicious glazed ham of the week will be Orange Whiskey Glazed ham – mmmmmmmmmmm!


Friday April 29th to Sunday May 1st – Last Boudin Noir and Morcilla of the Season

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Remember to place your orders early, they won`t be back until the end of September!

March 2016 at Oyama

February 29th, 2016

A “staycation” is a great thing when you have Oyama in town!  It`s delicious and you save money!  Become a tourist at home and eat well with Oyama at the same time.  This March we bring vacation paradise to you with our Aloha Oyama Fiesta, our St. Paddies Day weekend and, of course, Easter, which means our delicious Swedish Ham will be available.  Don`t wait, order today!


Thursday March 10th-Sunday 13th – Aloha Oyama Fiesta – celebrate Spring Break at Home – beginning with a bang!

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The sun always shines bright at Oyama!  Enjoy delicious favorites like Mango Rum Pork Sausage, Maui Beef, Cuban Chorizo, Huli Huli and Tequila Lime Chicken, Hawaiian Smokies and more (lots for the kids too).  Mix up a few of your favorite drinks and enjoy!

*Don`t forget – Swedish Ham tasting all weekend – taste it, order it for Easter – yummy!


Thursday March 17th- Sunday 20th – St Paddies Day Weekend

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“Laughter is the brightest where food is best!”  We agree!  Have yourself a merry weekend with favorites like Guinness Beef Sausage, Irish Spring Chicken, Irish Potato Leek Sausage and our lovely Springtime Terrine.

* Swedish Ham tasting all weekend – it`s the last weekend before Easter – order for sure!


Thursday March 24th – Monday 28th – Easter Weekend at Oyama

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With Easter occurring during spring break, we have a special Easter Fiesta to keep you in holiday mode while enjoying our delicious Swedish Ham and plenty of tantalizing treats!  How about Strasbourg Terrine, our giant Rosemary Campagne, and many more incredible patés and terrines?  Or, a cornucopia of charcuterie from salamis to chorizos to prosciuttos galore.  Don`t forget to stock up on breakfast sausages, we make the best!

Also this weekend, we have our Boudin Noir, for those looking for a more “comfort food” themed Easter.   Order ahead, we always sell out (604)327-7407.

Make this Easter and spring break staycation the tastiest ever.  After all, you can`t eat our delicious Swedish ham (the best ham on Earth) anywhere else!