There is a god -- poutine, the legendary Canadian/Québécois side dish composed of french fries, squeaky cheese curds, and brown gravy, finally is trending stateside.
Careful investigation of poutine availability in the U.S. led Scott Hume at Burger Business to report this week that "more and more American burger bars and other restaurants are catching on."
"Poutine is tasty, fun, and messy and some of the best young American chefs are having a ball with it," he says.
It may take a major chain to get poutine rolling off (or on) the tongues of Americans, but Wendy's is well-positioned to make that happen. When the chain recently started offering the dish in Canada, it started a "Poutition" to make poutine the country's national dish.
Until then, here's the do-it-yourself version.