Battle of the Dishes

Beaver Choice vs. Welcome Diner: Poutine Punchdown

If you're looking for a hearty, stick-to-the-ribs hangover cure, look no further than a nice, hot plate of poutine. The Canadian classic post-bar snack hasn't quite taken roots in the Valley yet, but a few local spots like Petite Maison and Rose & Crown offer the dish for the culinarily curious. Poutine is basically just French fries smothered in brown gravy with cheese curds on top, but there are many variations around town too. For this battle, we stacked up a classic, straightforward take on poutine from Beaver Choice against Welcome Diner's more unique take.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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