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The Big Cheese Poutinerie

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Warmer days and nights are just on the horizon and on 17th Ave that means the beginning of endless street strolling and patio hangs. The perfect all-Canadian snack on the go is poutine and we’ve got just the place for you to find your perfect poutine.
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The Big Cheese Poutinerie (738 17 Avenue SW) boasts they have the largest selection of poutine on the planet, including gluten-free and vegan options so we tried the traditional gluten-free and vegetarian poutine ($6.99). With fresh cut fries and squeaky cheese curds smothered in their secret recipe veggie gravy, it has all the delicious rich taste of a regular poutine with none of the meat or gluten. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t get all the meat and wheat your heart desires.
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With rotating features and  favourites like Buffalo Chicken and Scottish Curry, this poutine palace has some very non-traditional pairings that will keep your taste buds from getting bored. Try this months feature – the Sloppy Joe Poutine with green onions and tomatoes and wash it all down with their Root Beer milkshake.
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Though their poutine has made them famous, you can also enjoy their screamers, pocket dogs, corn fritters, pickles & pickled eggs, an excellent addition to their poutine offerings. Besides being delicious for a quick lunch, these dishes are very appropriate late-night snacks and thankfully, The Big Cheese is open until 3:30 am on Fridays and Saturdays.

Stay up-to-date on all things The Big Cheese by following them online below:

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Twitter: @mybigcheese

Can’t get enough poutine? Calgary Poutine Week is just around the corner. Check back for our Poutine Week round up for your guide to poutine heaven on the Ave.

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