“It” is poutine, the iconic Canadian/Quebecer side dish of crisp french fries and squeaky cheese curds covered in brown gravy. As these three American burger chains-and countless Canadian burger chains including The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro and m:brgr-know, one of the things poutine goes with well is a burger.
More and more American burger bars and other restaurants are catching on. Poutine is tasty, fun and messy and some of the best young American chefs are having a ball with it. And with snack foods such a restaurant growth trend, poutine’s presence is likely to keep expanding.