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Poutine in Bay Area?

Kosmonaut Dec 15, 2006 03:40 PM

Are there any restaurants in the Bay Area that serve poutine?

  1. Robert Lauriston Dec 15, 2006 03:58 PM

    There's been one sighting:

    http://www.chowhound.com/search/std?q...

    1. r
      rtmonty Dec 15, 2006 04:53 PM

      It was on the Salt House menu when we were there the other night. Didn't try it however.

      1. k
        kleungsf Dec 15, 2006 09:22 PM

        I had the Salt House Poutine when they first opened, it tasted good but I wouldn't rate it high on the authenticity scale (i had just gotten back from Toronto). Real ones is supposed to be dark beef or chicken gravey with cheese curds on fries, Salt House used Beef Short Rib juices and feta on potato wedges I believe.

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        1. re: kleungsf
          k
          katnat Dec 16, 2006 01:21 AM

          as a native quebecoise, beef short rib juices and feta on potato wedges does not qualify as poutine. mon dieu!

          1. re: katnat
            Kosmonaut Dec 16, 2006 04:03 PM

            I agree - I'm looking for real poutine - fries with cheese curds and brown gravy.

            1. re: katnat
              Xiao Yang Oct 13, 2007 05:47 PM

              Agreed. You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear ;-)

              {Edit: Ooops, another thread returned from the grave).

            2. re: kleungsf
              Kosmonaut Oct 13, 2007 01:46 PM

              I tried the Salt House poutine, and that wasn't poutine - it was beef juices with feta, as you mentioned. Gah.

              I wish Frjitz would make it.

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