Calgary Stampede Food Binge 2015: Red Curry Poutine

When two of my favourite foods come together, there’s no way I’m going to miss out. The Poutine King‘s new Red Curry Delight Poutine sounds as delicious as it tastes, and is a sure classic. The food truck, located convenietly by the North entrance of the Big Four Building, also sells many other types of specialty poutines such as the Garden (tofu) and Fisherman (salmon) that I would love to try next time.

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The Poutine King’s menu and prices

At $11.50 for a standard container of poutine, I felt that it was very reasonably priced for something specialty and sold at the Stampede. As well, it was very filling, so you definitely get the most out of your money.

In terms of taste, I have to say that it was incredibly delicious. The curry sauce was tasty and had a dull spice to it, which means that it can be deceiving at first; after the first few bites, I had determined it wasn’t spicy enough and added Sriracha. In hindsight, I probably wouldn’t do that again if I knew how spicy it would eventually get. My favourite part of this dish would hands-down be the marinated chicken. The bits were perfectly tender and flavourful, the only complaint I have is that I would’ve liked to see more of it in my poutine! The fries dipped in the curry sauce were great and I found that, unlike normal poutine, the sauce was distributed throughout the entire container. No more plain fries at the bottom of the box! A quick tip for eating this dish: do not eat in a hot environment! The poutine comes steaming and is spicy and I found that I quickly became overwhelmed at how hot everything was. However, don’t let that get in the way of you enjoying this amazing midway meal. Head into the basement of the nearby Big Four Building, where there is plenty of seating and further food choices.

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In conclusion, best poutine I’ve ever had? Pretty much.

 

All opinions are my own. 

 

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