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Dec 15, 2006 03:40 PM

Poutine in Bay Area?

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

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

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          1. 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

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

              1. re: katnat

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

                1. re: katnat

                  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

                  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.