Participants in Calgary's 2023 poutine festival revealed
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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