Canadian 'poutinerie' expanding to Philly

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  1. Nickthedick

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    Philadelphians searching for poutine — or French fries and cheese curds doused in gravy — will be able to find it a little closer to home when a Canadian chain specializing in the dish makes its way to our region this year.

    Smoke's Poutinerie, known for its 30 varieties of loaded fries, has signed a multi-unit franchise agreement that calls for eight locations to open on the East Coast this year.

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    I had Burger King poutine at the Vancouver airport. Not bad. Not too shabby.

    Also had Frog and Firkin poutine in Niagara Falls. I feel so worldly.
     
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    There's a place that sells it in Rochester, not too close to me.
     
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    I brought back some poutine Ruffles last time I was in Canada as a joke gift for my wife.

    Could have been the best chips I have ever had

    srs
     
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    Fuckin' Ruffles isn't the same thing.
     
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    Not saying that. Saying that the poutine Ruffles kicked potatoe* chip ass like no other potatoe* chip has ever kicked ass.
     
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    I stick with the basics on potato chips, no nonsense.
     
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    I'm pretty big on SCO chips

    The Poutine chips wipe the floors with SCO

    They're that good.
     
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    This surprises nobody at all.
     
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    Don't they all kind of taste the same, apart from salt and vinegar?
     
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    BBQ and Sour Cream are fine.
     
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    Blasphemy!
     
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    You are correct, at least the specialty flavors
     
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    If Nick wanted to discuss potato chips, he would have likely labeled it as such.

    You guys are real jerks.
     
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    I'd love to try some poutine. But I hear that there is no good poutine in the entire fucking state. You believe that shit? In 2016 I can't get a fucking decent poutine in the 4th largest city in the US?
     
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    They have a chip brand here, Poore Brothers, and they made a crab flavored chip. It was really gross mostly because of the picture of the crab on the bag, but still tasted vaguely of cheddar and sour cream.
     
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    Splashwut
     
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    I like to get local chips when I'm out of town instead of Lays or Ruffles. Sometimes they're good, sometimes just greasy and shit
     
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    You eat those Chicken in a Biscuit crackers.

    You know you do.