Festival de la Poutine Vancouver & Poutine Crawl 2011

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Vancouver is known for its abundance of sushi and coffee joints along with cupcake shops, unique diners, and locavore cuisine but the Quebec-classic poutine is bursting onto the scene. A staple at Fritz European Fry House and La Belle Patate, more restaurants are adding the french fry, cheese curd, and gravy-covered combo to their menus. As such, Vancouver is hosting its first Festival de la Poutine next month, presented by Francouver.

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What Festival de la Poutine
Where Hellenic Community Center, 4500 Arbutus Street, Vancouver
When Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 12:00pm
Cost Free admission for everyone until 5:30pm. $20 for the evening events starting at 6:00pm. Tickets are available for a “Poutine Crawl” around Vancouver on the same day.

Starting at noon there will be activities for families (a kids section, temporary tattoos, battle of the bands) and plenty of home-made poutine to sample. Amateur cooks can also enter their poutine recipes into a competition. After 6:00pm (until late) there will be concerts, a live DJ, dancing, and still more poutine.

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  1. NatalieThursday, October 20th, 2011 — 6:17pm PDT

    I think there should be insurance for salivating on keyboards.. this looks so good!

  2. PriscillaThursday, October 20th, 2011 — 6:48pm PDT

    Ah, this sounds like the best thing in the world!

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