January/February 2021 (dates to be announced) | Various restaurants across Toronto | Official website
A gastronomic romp to brighten up your winter palate; try something new, try something exotic, try something traditional or try it all!
For two scrumptious weeks, Winterlicious Toronto brings a series of mouth-watering culinary events to the city at over 220 restaurants. Indulge in creative cuisine from around the world at great prix fixe value. Start planning your Toronto gastronomical getaway with our Winterlicious 2020 guide. Remember, reservations begin on January 16, 2020.
Originating from Vancouver, this East Coast location of Miku is located by Toronto’s Harbourfront area. The restaurant is over 7,000 square feet and has a raw bar, a sushi bar, a spacious patio and private dining rooms. Corporate Executive Chef Kazuya Matsuoka along with Chef de Cuisine Michael Acero and Head Sushi Chef Kazuki Uchigoshi mix traditional Japanese flavours with East Coast elements to create a truly unique dining experience to enjoy.
Located in the Distillery District, Cluny is not your parents’ French Bistro! It’s filled with charming custom details such as cabinets with hand-selected antiques and a hand painted glass wall on top of the raw bar. C’est Magnifique!
In the mood for Italian food? This Yonge and Eglinton bar and café has all-day offering including take-out coffee, house made pastries, an after-work aperitivo program and all-day dining with a seasonally crafted cocktail list. Their Italian-inspired seasonal menu is curated by award-winning Chef Rob Gentile.
Set in the atrium of the TD Towers in the Financial District, Bymark makes a memorable dining experience with Yabu Pushelberg’s timeless design and Chef McDougall’s seasonal menu.
For essential French flare, Café Boulud is a must! Nestled in the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, the menu is inspired by Chef Daniel Boulud’s French Roots combined with international flavours. The dining room was envisioned by London-based designer Martin Brudnizki to have a vintage-inspired ambiance highlighted by a comfortable lounge and wraparound banquettes, a dining bar counter and a semi-private room that accommodates up to eight guests.
Enjoy stunning scenic views of downtown Toronto and Lake Ontario from the 38th floor of Westin Harbour Castle. The menu features American, Canadian and Italian dishes and an extensive wine list to appeal to your tastebuds.
Vegan & Vegetarian
A throwback to the roaring Tehran of the 1970s, this family owned Queen West Iranian eatery has vegetarian stews that are delicious and divine. Try the Khoresht e Bamiyeh!
Nothing short of a phenomenon at Jump! The signature New York-style bar offers world-inspired cuisine. Don’t miss the Black Truffle Mac & Cheese, Atlantic Salmon and the Braised Short Ribs on the Winterlicious menu this year.
Looking for innovative plant-based cuisine? Dine at Planta Yorkville for an uncompromising restaurant experience that champions environmental sustainability. Under Chef David Lee, the menu features high-quality ingredients and delicious dishes such as the Planta Burger and Potato Gnocchi.
Located on the second floor of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Luma not only offers amazing seafood but also offers outstanding views of King Street West from its terrace and floor-to-ceiling windows. Chef Michael Wilson’s menu includes Canadian artisanal cuisine with the finest local and regional ingredients.
It’s Canadian comfort food at its finest! Bannock serves ingredients that represent Canada’s rich regional and cultural diversity-and this year’s menu is no exception. Try the Ontario Pork Loin or the Saskatchewan Lentil Chili.
For Canadian cuisine, dine at Bosk, the signature restaurant at Shangri-La Hotel Toronto. The restaurant brings to life freshly harvested ingredients from selected local and global suppliers and aims to provide a delightful dining experience.