Written by Chaimae Naanai, FAC Intern

Over the last 5 years, we have seen the love for Poutine explode. We were very excited about returning to Anheuser Busch to celebrate the 5th NH PoutineFest with you. However, the pandemic hit. Life as we know it changed over night and all events and businesses around the State were impacted.  BUT, you can’t keep a Poutiniac down!

NH PoutineFest 2017

The NH PoutineFest team quickly gathered to re-imagine NH PoutineFest 2020 and take our Fest on the road. So, NH PoutineFest Road Show Edition was born!

Taking the show on the road allows us to not only celebrate one of Quebec’s finest imports but to also support local restaurants. The pandemic has hit our poutine-offering restaurants hard and we felt this might be a great way to support them just as they have supported NH PoutineFest and the Franco-American Centre over the years.

How does the Road Show work you ask?

From July 11th to August 31st, go to a participating restaurant with your “Passeport à la saveur” to receive 25% off your Poutine. While you’re there, take a look at the menu. You might find something else to tempt your taste buds. Maybe you’ll even discover a new favorite eatery while visiting our beautiful area! By buying a passeport à la saveur, you are not only supporting the small businesses, but also the Franco-American Centre. Doing so will allow for more events like this to happen every year. 

The participating restaurants are:

1750 Taphouse, Bedford NH                           

Chez Vachon, Manchester, NH

Flight Center, Nashua, NH

Gravy, Sommersworth, NH

Hollis House of Pizza, Hollis, NH

HotMess Poutine, Rochester, NH

Let’s Get Loaded, Newport, NH

NE Tap House Grille, Hooksett, NH

Nosh Kitchen Bar, Portland, ME

Pinky D’s Poutine Factory, Auburn, ME

Stark Brewing Company, Manchester, NH

The Foundry Restaurant, Manchester, NH

The Village Eatery, Merrimack, NH

Vulgar Display of Poutine, Littleton, NH

While you are enjoying your poutine, make sure to take pictures and videos of yourself in front of the restaurant and post them on the NH PoutineFest Facebook page. After the close of the Road Show, we will gather pictures and videos into a montage we will share on our website!

NH PoutineFest 2019

To order your flavor passport go to Eventbrite they will be available throughout the event.



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