Amazing poutine creations on the menu for TASTE Tour

May 2, 2018

Taste Tour - Poutine Edition

Taste Tour – Poutine Edition

Canada’s favourite dish will take centre stage in Cornwall with the TASTE Tour – Poutine Edition.

The weeklong event will see seven local restaurants offering up their own spin on the popular Canadian creation with poutine lovers getting to vote for their favourite. The tour kicks off on Thursday, May 3rd and continues until Thursday, May 10th.

The specialty poutines are sure to please mild and diehard poutine fans alike.

“Over the last decade or so the food culture in Cornwall and area has been growing at a steady pace,” said Patrick Larose of Seaway News, the event sponsor. “The TASTE Tour – Poutine Edition is a great vehicle to show off all the greasy goodness we have to offer.”

Participating restaurants include Hops & Barley Restaurant and Lounge, Sheep’s Head Bistro, Schnitzels European Flavours, Rod’s Fry Shack, Deke & Squeaks, Summerheights Golf Links and Jet Set Pub.

The entries for each restaurant are listed below:

HOPS (by Hops & Barley Restaurant and Lounge)

Hand cut fries, cheese curds topped with Beau’s Lug Tread bacon, mushroom and frizzled onions.

1515 Vincent Massey Drive, Cornwall

Southern Fried Chicken Queso (by Sheep’s Head Bistro)

Hand cut fries, cheese curds, topped with queso cheese sauce, southern fried chicken, fresh cilantro, tomatoes and green onions.

18299 Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry County Road 2, Cornwall

Smoked Turkey Buffalo Poutine (by Schnitzels European Flavours)

Hand cut fries, cheese curds, topped with smoked turkey, house made buffalo gravy, ranch and  fried onions.

158 Pitt Street, Cornwall

Got the Munchies (by Rod’s Fry Shack)

Hand cut fries, cheese curds, topped with house made gravy, deep dried curds, pickles, onion rings, pizza rolls, wings and mini pogos.

1719 Vincent Massey Drive, Cornwall

Triple Deke (by Deke & Squeaks Sports and Grill)

Hand cut fries, cheese curds, shredded mozzarella cheese, topped with house made gravy, deep fried curds and our signature jumbo chicken wing.

58 Pitt Street, Cornwall

Phil Mickelson (by Summerheights Golf Links)

Hand cut fries, cheese curds, topped with our mushroom gravy, philly steak, fried red and green peppers, fried red onion and melted swiss cheese.

1160 South Branch Road, Cornwall

The NAV Centre (by Jet Set Pub)

Hand cut fries, cheese curds, topped with black garlic & Rurban Vienna lager jus, smoked brisket, leeks & red onion fried in beer smoked salt.  Finished with burnt sun dried tomatoes & honey cornbread.

1950 Montreal Road, Cornwall

Try out as many as you can handle – and vote for your favourite here!

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Article by Kevin Lajoie