UPDATE #2: The grand opening has been pushed back again to sometime this week

UPDATE: The grand opening has been moved to May 30, 2011.

The wait is finally over. Today, Smoke’s Poutinerie will official open the doors to it’s first Winnipeg location at 131 Albert St.

Toronto-based Smoke’s Poutinerie will be one of it’s kind. They claim to be the only quick-serve restaurant in the world to offer such a broad menu exclusive to the poutine. You can choose from over 20 core poutine menu items, or create your own. Here are a few examples:

Hog Town Poutine
Double-smoked Bacon, Italian Sausage, Sauteed Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions

Country Style Poutine
Grilled Chicken Breasts, Double-smoked Bacon, Sauteed Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions

Montreal Poutine
Shaved Montreal Smoked Meat, Kosher Dill Pickle Sauce, Yellow Mustard

Italian Deluxe Poutine
Home Made Meat Sauce, Italian Sausage, Sauteed Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions

Nacho Grande Poutine
Home Made Beef Chili, Tomato Salsa, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Jalapeno Peppers

Visit their website for a complete list of Poutines. The poutines will cost $5.49 – $9.99 depending on the style and size you want. What a wonderful way to start off the long weekend! See you all there!

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