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The Most Unique Contenders for “La Poutine Week”

Best Calgary Poutine

Hey there, fellow foodies! “La Poutine Week” is dishing out some wild and wonderful takes on our beloved poutine, and you’re invited to join the party. We’ve got the inside scoop on the top seven picks that are making waves this year, so strap in and get ready for a tasty ride!

Purlieau Bistro

Purlieu Bistro’s offers a luxurious Lobster Poutine. It starts with tender lobster pieces lying atop a bed of crispy french fries, all smothered in cheese curds and gravy. A sprinkling of fresh green onions finishes the dish, adding a burst of flavor to this twist on the classic poutine.

Wayback Burger

Craving that ballgame vibe without leaving your seat? Wayback Burger’s Ball Park Poutine is a home run hit of nostalgia. The classic pile of fries loaded with hot dog bites, gooey cheese, and a zigzag of mustard will have you cheering for more. This burger joint is unlike any fast food chain(…its actually good ;))

Prairie Dog

Get your napkins ready because Prairie Dog’s Pitmaster Poutine is a saucy affair. This is the most authentic poutine you’ll find. Think of it as a BBQ bash on a plate, with smoky meat morsels partying it up with golden fries and cheese that’s oh-so-nice. The green garnish on top is like that one friend who always brings fresh dance moves.


What happens when pizza crashes a poutine fiesta? Vanellis has the delicious answer with their Pizza Poutine. Unlike any traditional Canadian dishes, but ANYTHING pizza is my comfort food.

The dish is the star of the party. It features all the pizza gang members – pepperoni, mushrooms, bell peppers and topped off with cheese curds. They are having a party on a pile of fries. Molto bene!

Amihan Grill + Bakeshop

Hold onto your hats because Amihan Grill + Bakeshop’s Amihan Pork Belly Sisig Poutine is a flavor tornado. This dish spins up golden fries with grilled pork belly, liver aioli, and a storm of citrus and chilies. The crispy onions and white cheese sauce are the calm eye in this deliciously wild storm.

Cora Breakfast and Lunch

Who says poutine can’t be a breakfast of champions? Cora Breakfast and Lunch wake up your morning with the Poutine Burrito. It’s a single sunny-side-up egg, red and green peppers, onions, squeaky cheese (LOL another term for cheese curds, had to get a lil creative), and finally the potatoes. Then there’s guacamole, sour cream, and a cheesy, spicy hollandaise sauce that’s like the sunrise after a long night.

The Coup

Last but not least, The Coup’s Waffley Good Poutine is like a warm southern hug. Picture waffle fries in a snazzy lattice dress, drenched in “chicken” gravy, with southern fried seitan and a choice of cheese that’s got a little kick thanks to chipotle maple. It’s like a barn dance in your mouth, and everyone’s invited!

So there you have it, seven poutine masterpieces that’ll make your heart and stomach sing. “La Poutine Week” is the perfect excuse to forget about counting calories and dive fork-first into some serious yum. And the best part? You get to play food critic and vote for your top pick!

Ready to join the feast and have a say in which poutine creation deserves the crown? Hop on over to lapoutineweek.com and let your taste buds do the talking. Vote for your favorite, and who knows, you might just discover a new poutine love affair. Happy munching!

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