Montreal poutine is a classic fare in Montreal, if great amounts are consumed of this Quebec dish it might land a trip to the hospital if you are not in the best shape. Nothing that medicare cannot cover. The recipe is quite simple. You need crispy french fries mixed with a handful of cheddar curds, and a chicken based sauce or gravy. It takes about 5- 10 minutes to make. Poutine is a standard in most restaurants in Quebec and the outlining regions that surround it. New York City is known to carry the dish in haute cuisine quarters. The cult of the poutine is well illustrated by a print by Anouk Paris who created for a Silk Screening class for Drawn and Quarterly.