“The Poutine King” brings the Canadian favorite to Yonkers

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Don’t walk, RUN, toward Andrus Park on Central Park Avenue in Yonkers. There you will find a new food truck, The Poutine King, selling a Canadian favorite that is hard to come by this far south of the border.

If you have ever been to Canada you might already be in the know on this one, but for those eagerly awaiting the juicy details, here they are. Poutine, pronounced POO-teen, is made of twice cooked, hand cut french fries — crispy and deep brown outside, and fluffy and light inside. These are covered with a toss of cheese curds, a fresh, light, soft cheese known to squeak when you bite into it cold. This is then topped with ladlesful of flavorful, brown gravy, boiling hot, which melts the curds and soaks into the luscious fries.

Hungry yet? Click here for the story behind the man gracing the area with poutine.

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The Poutine King

Northbound Central Park Avenue at Andrus Park Playing Fields, between Palmer Avenue and Tuckahoe Road.
To call ahead orders:
347-245-1089
Hours:
Mon.-Sat.
noon
to 5 p.m.
Twitter: 
@ThePoutineKing1
Facebook and website coming soon.

 

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Megan McCaffrey is a food writer for The Journal News and contributor to the Small Bites Blog. She has a degree in Digital Media from Fordham University and a fondness for good craft beer. She loves to bake, read cooking blogs and taste all the Lower Hudson Valley has to offer. Megan lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with her husband and three kids.

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