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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)

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. Top Stories


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