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February 2014 at Oyama

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Aaaaaaaaah, February, the month of love!  At Oyama we will help you celebrate all month!


Thursday February 14th-Sunday 16th – Valentine`s Weekend at Oyama


Nothing says “I love you” quite like delicious food!  Make it a memorable evening with appys like our famous “Love Terrine”, a special terrine with a heart inside, or Truffled Duck Paté, Creamy Duck and Raspberry Paté, or delicate Truffle Salami.  Then, how about delicious sausages, like Elk with White Chocolate, Truffled Duck Sausage, Champagne Truffle Chicken or Venison Blueberry?  Don`t forget our wonderful “Love Ham”, the Jambon des Aimes!  Happy Valentines`s Day from Oyama!


Thursday February 20th- Sunday 23rd – Viva Italia!


Back by popular demand, a celebration of delicious Italian sausages, salamis, prosciuttos and more.  Lots of tasty choices like Roasted Fennel Sausage, Mild Italian Duck, Sweet Italian Chicken, Montalcino and more.  Make it a classy pasta weekend.  head over to Duso`s pasta for the olives, tapenade, pasta and more, and take a recommended red from Liberty Wines at Granville Island for a complete delicious Italian meal.


Friday February 27th-Sunday March 1st – Boudin Noir


Another round of our delicious French blood sausage.  Great with mashed potatoes, and roasted apples.  Don`t forget to order ahead, we always sell out.

January 2014 at Oyama


Happy New Year from Oyama! We start 2014 off with a bang with our famous Choucroute/Sauerkraut Fest from January 23rd-26th and plenty of delicious sausage selections for your winter enjoyment all month long. Find out about all the beneficial herbs and spices we use in our products!

Thursday Jan. 23rd – Sunday Jan. 26th | Oyama’s famous Choucroute/Sauerkraut Fest

Take home our delicious homemade Alsatian style sauerkraut, fully cooked, all you need to do is heat it up. Choose from a huge assortment of smoked and fresh sausages, kassler, bacons and more to compliment your choucroute. Add a selection of craft beers from Granville Island Brewery or a fine Riesling or Gewurztraminer from Liberty on Granville Island and your meal is complete!

Thursday Jan. 30th – Sunday Feb. 1st | Boudin Noir

Another round of our delicious Boudin Noir – a delicate super tasty blood sausage. Try it gently cooked in a pan with butter, fried apples and served with mashed potatoes. The ideal winter meal!


December at Oyama!

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It`s the most wonderful time of the year!! If you need anything exciting for parties, gatherings, gifts… look no further than Oyama!  We make the most amazing party trays, beautiful gift baskets and more.  Check out our website at   for plenty of ideas.  It`s a non stop party at Oyama until the New Year from now on!

Friday Dec. 6th – Sunday Dec. 8th – St Hubertus and Game Weekend + Swedish Ham tasting

We celebrate the game season with the patron saint of hunters, St. Hubertus.  On offer this weekend an amazing array of wonderful game products like Pheasant Truffle Brats, Elk Sausage w/ Juniper and Alder Smoked Sea Salt, Venison Sausage with Chestnuts, Shihari Duck Sausage, Wild Boar Mortadella, Wild Boar Headcheese, Wild boar Terrine, Wild Boar Galantine, Duck Patés galore, Creamy Bison Paté with blueberries, not to mention Duck Prosciutto, Elk Prosciutto, Bison Bressaola, game salamis and more!

In addition, we have our first Swedish Ham tasting in preparation for Christmas on Friday Dec. 6th and again on Saturday Dec. 7th, from 11-1.  Taste what your Christmas dinner could be like!  Order your Swedish Ham right away while you are at it!

Friday Dec. 13th- Sunday Dec. 16th – Last Boudin Noir and Morcilla of 2013 + another Swedish Ham tasting

Load up on the last Boudin Noir and Morcilla for this year.  Also, come again from 11 AM-1Pm on Friday and Saturday  for our second Swedish Ham tasting of the the season.  If you missed the first one, here is your chance to make up for it and order you Swedish Ham.  The best Ham on Earth!!

Our Christmas list is up on the website and hanging in the store.  Order as soon as possible, don`t miss out on the best Christmas yet!

Please remember, we are open 8:30-7 every day, closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day, as well as New Year`s Day.  On December 24th and 31st, we will be open from 8-4, so we can all enjoy Christmas with our families!

November 2013 at Oyama!

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We`ll be keeping you well fed in November at Oyama.  We have again several events coming up!

Thursday Nov. 7th- Sunday Nov. 10th – Oyama`s Cheese Fest and Simmering Sausage Fest

We sell many wonderful local and international cheeses to complement our delicious sausages, so we will be celebrating this and showcasing some sausages with cheese in them (such as our famous cheese smokies), giving you lots of ideas on how to use our cheeses (check out our website for easy recipes) and letting you try lots of things.  Also, we have our wonderful Saucisses Vaudoise and Saucisses à Cuire, the best cold weather simmering sausages.  Order early, we always sell out and we don`t make these very often!  Don`t miss a great weekend at Oyama!


Thursday Nov. 21st – Sunday Nov. 24th – Oyama`s Super Famous Out of This World Cassoulet Festival!!!

You simply can not pass up on the Oyama food event of the year!  Our cassoulet is a tradition among Vancouverites.  It serves 2 generously, containing our very own fantastic bean stew with lamb stew and salt pork inside.  In addition, you can purchase Toulouse sausages, various kinds, Duck Confit, 1/2 Duck Confit and don`t forget the Beurre de Gascogne, the ultimate garlic butter topping (except it is made with goose fat!), that final necessary dollop of goodness.  Also, we are offering Cassoulet for 10 – invite your friends and have a cassoulet party.  This has bean stew and some of everything else as well -Toulouse sausages, duck confit, Parisienne à l`ail, lamb stew and salt pork, all for only $150.00.  You really only need the wine!

We only do this once a year, so don`t miss it.  The ultimate comfort food, no heating necessary after a dinner of cassoulet!


Friday Nov. 29th-Sunday Dec. 1st

Another round of Boudin Noir for all you blood sausage lovers and possibly Morcilla as well, if there is enough demand.  Check in our store or on Facebook, we will keep you posted.


Another tasty month is awaiting you.  Remember, we always have special sausage selections every week for every taste.  Visit us in the Public Market on Granville Island