Taste Tour: Poutine Edition returns

May 13, 2019
The Notorious Poutine, Truffles Burger Bar

Hold on to your tastebuds – the Taste Tour: Poutine Edition is back.

A foodies’ paradise, the Taste Tour: Poutine Edition will see nine local restaurants producing one-of-a-kind gourmet poutines with the hopes of being crowned the tastiest in Cornwall.

The culinary celebration runs from Saturday, May 18th until Monday, May 27th, giving foodies plenty of time to try as many of the special creations as possible.

“It’s all about creating a unique culinary adventure for restaurants and foodies alike,” said Patrick Larose of Seaway News and Taste Magazine. “All of this year’s participants are going out of their way to give you a unique poutine experience.”

Participating restaurants include:

Truffles Burger Bar (155 Pitt Street)

The Notorious Poutine, Truffles Burger Bar

Notorious Poutine

Deconstructed cheeseburger topped with a slider.  Fries, curds, cheese sauce, pickles, tomatoes & onions


Schnitzels European Flavours (158 Pitt Street)

Schnitzels Duck Duck Crunch

Duck, Duck, Crunch

Signature wood oven thin crust pizza topped with grainy mustard gravy, mozzarella and St. Alberts cheese curds, pulled duck confit, green onions and finished with herbed oil and crunchy potato kettle chips.


Jet Set Pub (1950 Montreal Road)

Irish Breakfast Poutine

Irish Breakfast Poutine

Thinly sliced potatoes, curds, gravy, charred goat cheese, red deer & wild boar sausage (from Trillium Meadows), topped with a fried egg & crispy scallions


Melted Mayhem (1719 Vincent Massey Drive)

Smoked Pulled Pork Poutine

Smoked Pulled Pork Poutine

St.Alberts cheese curds, smoked sea salted fries, gravy, smoked pulled pork, home-made coleslaw, topped with smoked bbq sauce.


Chef in a Bun (2405 Vincent Massey Drive)

Bourbon Chicken Poutine

Bourbon Chicken Poutine

Fries, curds, gravy, bourbon chicken, caramelized onion sour cream & scallions


Eight Zero Zero (903 Brookdale Avenue)

Fat Albert Poutine

Fat Albert Poutine

Fries, gravy, mozzarella cheese topped with tempura fried St.Alberts cheese curds & marinara sauce.


Remington’s Deli & Bar (101 Montreal Road)

Canadian Poutine

The Canadian Poutine

Fries, cheese curds, gravy, Montreal smoked meat, Ontario bacon & home-made maple syrup


Sheep’s Head Bistro (18299 County Road 2)

Kitchen Sink Poutine

The Kitchen Sink Poutine

Fries, curds and gravy topped with stuffing & haddock nuggets


Lancaster Pizzeria (183 Military Road)



Pizza dough, mozzarella cheese, curds, fries, more mozzarella cheese & curds & more Gravy


Foodies taking in the Taste Tour are encouraged to take photos of their culinary encounters and post them on social media using the hashtag #tastetour.

Additional Events

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Additional Information

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Article by Kevin Lajoie