Poutine is a classically Québecois dish of french fries, gravy and cheese curds. Nope, its not the healthiest dish. Claimed to have been invited just outside of Québec City (the exact place varies), poutine is extremely popular in Québec. So popular that everyone has a favorite, and the Québecois will staunchly defend their favorite poutine. Do not get into an argument over which poutine is best. You will certainly lose. One thing, however, that is generally agreed (at least in Québec City): Québec City poutine > Montréal poutine.
As you probably know, I LOVE a food tour! So in Québec, I insisted that we take one! Based on my research, there are two primarily companies: Quebec City Tours (the one we chose!) and Tours Voir Quebec. After being so disappointed with my Tours Voir Quebec walking tour of Vieux Quebec, I very happy that we went with Quebec City Food Tours.
Quebec City Food Tours offers one food tour centered around the trendy neighborhood of St. Roch (pronounced Rock). The tour is more than simply a food tour; it is part food tour and part walking tour of St. Roch. I thoroughly enjoyed it and our guide Emily was very passionate about the food and the St. Roch neighborhood.