When a trip out to the Western Communities or deep into Esquimalt is out of the question for poutine, maybe the fact there is a route 66 starting at Quadra and Hillside is worth the detour. Poutine 66 may well be a side-operation of Palagio Pizza’s Quadra Village location. In addition to the standard pizza fare at affordable prices, this operation is branching out to include some funky ass delights.
Can this fact be true? Is “Zut alors” a cuss word? Well, that’s beside the point, but an exclamation must be used to let folks know that L’Authentique Poutine & Burger is back! And the best part of all is that their new truck is sporting the colours of the Quebec flag. One just has to excuse the wood panelling that’s added to the design too.
Although this food truck operation took longer to get going again, and I can certainly understand the Winter break. Although the Inuit do consume fatty meats to help them stay warm, the Victorians (let alone the folks in the Western Communities) do not need to.
Just how much poutine can one bloke have? Fortunately, when the portions are decently sized, plenty!
As some readers may know, I love a good french fry. And very rarely will I venture into James’ territory, Langford, to test the places that he has no time to hit. That includes a food cart operation that touts some good ol’ fashioned poutine. While most of their food is touted to be made with the heart and soul of a native Quebecois, well, is that just fancy copy writing or is that true?
Tapas seem to be the hottest trend these days, and these lounges that offer small sized portions of food is not a place I’d often go to. After this dine-in experience, I have found a new place to induldge in one particular guilty pleasure: enjoying fusion cuisine.