La Poutine Week returns to Vancouver from February 1 to 7

Jan 24 2020, 6:09 pm

La Poutine Week kicks off all across Canada in February 2020 for the eighth time, and we can taste the squeaky cheese-curd goodness already.

In the past, the annual week-long celebration of fries, curds, and gravy has seen hundreds of participating restaurants dish out original takes on the iconic Quebecois dish.

The fest takes place during the first week of February. The dining public can eat and vote on their favourites before a winner is announced at the end of the week.

As always, February 1 will mark the kick-off of the self-proclaimed “biggest poutine festival in the world,” and it will run until February 7.

Here are all the things you can eat during La Poutine Week in Vancouver:

Bells & Whistles — Pigskin Poutine

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Pigskin Poutine from Bells & Whistles (Photo: Jonathan Norton)

This creation is made with slow-roasted pork, curly fries, cheese curds, peppered cabbage, shredded cheddar, pork crackling, and house-made gravy.

Address: 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-7990

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Pourhouse — Philly Cheese Steak Poutine

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Philly Cheese Steak Poutine from Pourhouse (La Poutine Week)

Head to this Gastown spot and enjoy the Philly Cheese Steak Poutine. It’s a combo of house-made french fries smothered in gravy, braised beef, sautéed peppers and cheese curds, and frizzled onions

Address: 162 Water Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-7022

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Moxie’s Grill & Bar Davie — Three cheese, chorizo, and Madeira poutine

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Three cheese, chorizo, and Madeira poutine from Moxie’s Grill & Bar Davie

Moxie’s on Davie will be serving up chorizo, Madeira gravy, a three-cheese blend, sautéed onions, topped with shaved Grana Padano, green onions, and sriracha mayo.

Address: 1160 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-678-8043

La Poutine Week 2020

When: February 1 to 7
Where: Participating restaurants in cities across Canada

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