For those who don’t know – it’s fries covered in gravy and cheese curds. Invented in the late 1950’s in the Canadian province of Quebec (“une poutine” means “a mess” in French), it is best served as a heavy snack to soak up late-night alcohol.
5. CRAFT BREW & CO.
Poutine: $70 (duck fat fries, cheese curds, house gravy)
Straight-to-the-point poutine with just-cheesy-enough-mozarella.
– 17 Old Bailey Street, Central G/F
– 36 High Street Sai Ying Pun
– G/F 27-31 Catchick Street
4. COMMON ROOM
Classic Poutine: $118 (plus build your own poutine menu!)Pulled Pork Poutine (melted cheddar cheese and BBQ sauce): $108
Good effort on creating homemade cheese curds aimed at providing an authentic experience of a poutine.
8 -12 Wo On Lane, Wo On Building, Central
3. SHAKE ‘EM BUNS
Smack in the middle of Soho by the escalators– quite accessible.
UG/F, 76 Wellington Street (6.35 mi)
2. CHIPS REPUBLIC CAFE
Mozzarella Gravy Cheese Chips: $42
They make chips ready to order so they are never cold or stale from sitting around.
Unit 2132, Level 2, The Grand Cinema, Elements Mall, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon
1. TRIPLE O’S
Or Fries: $21 + Gravy: $5
A familiar Canadian fast-food chain repping in Hong Kong with moderately good poutines.
Unit 009, Level LG1, Great Food Hall, Pacific Place
88 Queensway, Admiralty
Shop 1108, 11/F, Kitchen 11, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road,
Shop G004, Ground Floor (by the Rink), Elements, MTR Kowloon Station, Tsim Tsa Tsui
Shop 121, 1/F, Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wanchai
Shop G50, G/F, PopCorn2 (cookedDeli by CitySuper), 9 Tong Chun Street, Tseung Kwan O
Shop 128, Level 1, New Town Plaza, Phase 1, 18 Shatin Center Street, Shatin
Shop 116, 1 Yeung Uk Rd, Tsuen Wan