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Participants in Calgary's 2023 poutine festival revealed

Poutine from Moody’s Mediterranean in Airdrie, Alta. (Rose PR) Poutine from Moody’s Mediterranean in Airdrie, Alta. (Rose PR)
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Fifteen restaurants across Calgary are participating in a food festival that sees eateries craft creative and adventurous poutines for the public to try.

La Poutine Week is held annually during the first two weeks of February.

"The two-week-long event will allow poutine enthusiasts to discover new restaurants, creations and flavours of one-of-a-kind poutines and support local restaurant communities across the country," said a news release.

Over the weekend, the participating restaurants were unveiled online, including:

  • Wayback Burgers;
  • Paul's Pizza and Steak House;
  • Amihan Grill and Bakeshop;
  • Big Smoke Burger;
  • Madison's 1212;
  • Moody's Mediterranean;
  • Dutton's Original 16 Lounge;
  • Paddy's Barbeque and Brewery;
  • Flavours of Poutine;
  • Southland Yard;
  • Blowers and Grafton;
  • Wok Box (two locations); and
  • Meltwhich Food Co. (two locations).

La Poutine Week 2023 runs from Feb. 1 to 14.

The top five poutines will be showcased in a live leaderboard on the festival's website.

The event began in Montreal back in 2012, but is now held nation-wide, with more than 500 restaurants participating across the country, including many in Alberta.

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