La Poutine Week Returns To Winnipeg: Feb. 1-7About
We have some good news, and we have some bad news.
The bad news: Fried Chicken Fest ends Jan. 27. The good news: La Poutine Week begins Feb. 1.
That’s right. Thanks to the guys behind the ever-popular Le Burger Week, Winnipeg foodies will be able to try unique takes on the classic French-Canadian comfort food at more than 75 (and counting) local restaurants.
@lapoutineweek kicks off February 1st and we are ready! Introducing the STEPH “BUTTER CHICKEN” CURRY POUTINE!!!! This without a doubt future “hall-of-famer” poutine leads off by hand-cutting Canadian Kennebec potatoes daily and frying them to a “Golden State”, posting-up with marinated masala Manitoba chicken breast, teaming with a local favourite Bothwell cheddar (curds), and then winning the game with a made from scratch Indian korma gravy. MVP – Most Valuable Poutine! 🍟#ilovenuburger #nuburger #lapoutineweek #lapoutineweekwpg #supportlocal #fries #frenchfries #poutine #burger #burgerswithbenefits #burgers #winnipeg #winnipegfood #Wpgeats #biteofwpg
Much like other local food festivals, including Le Burger Week and Fried Chicken Fest, La Poutine Week calls on local chefs to put their most creative spin on poutine, encouraging Winnipeggers to try as many as possible and vote on their faves.
Kyu Bistro’s award-winning 2018 entry, the Kurobata Nori Poutine (crisp french fries, chunky mozzarella cheese curds, kurobata pork sausages, in-house hoisin reduction gravy, KYU’s signature mayo, and sliced roasted nori topped with sliced scallions and toasted sesame).
If last year’s competition was any indication, we’re in for a treat. With winners including St. James Burger and Chip Co. (People’s Choice), Hot Rod’s Grill (Judge’s Choice), and KYU Bistro (Most Original Poutine), we saw (and tasted) some truly inspirational dishes.
📍 Winnipeg! Here are your #LaPoutineWeek 6th Edition Winners!🏆 • 🥇The People’s Favorite – St. James Burger 🥈The People’s 2nd Favorite – Brazen Hall Kitchen 🥉The People’s 3rd Favorite – Pony Corral Nairn • 👨⚖The Judge’s Choice by Kingsey® – Hot Rod’s Grill • 🍟The Most Original Poutine – Kyu Grill • @stjamesburger @brazenhall1 @ponycorral @kyugrill
But we ain’t seen nothin’ yet. With more than 75 entries in this year’s edition, 2019 promises to be the most epic La Poutine Week to date.
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