Winterlicious

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Event date January 26 to February 8, 2018 LocationVarious restaurants across Toronto Official website 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.

A bowl of creamy, orange soup with garnished with hot peppers is surrounded by melting snow in this promotional image from Winterlicious Toronto.

Celebrate Canadian and International Cuisine in Toronto with Winterlicious 2017

For Innovative Japanese Dining: Miku Toronto

Winterlicious Menu: $28 Lunch | $48 Dinner

Experience a new take on a traditional Japanese staple at first-time Winterlicious participant Miku Toronto (10 Bay Street). It may very well be the first time you try aburi sushi (“flame seared” sushi,) but it almost certainly won’t be the last.

For your foray into flame seared flavour perfection, try the Miku Signature Aburi Sushi Plate, featuring Salmon Oshi Sushi, Saba Oshi Sushi, Coal Harbour Roll and Aburi Nigiri.

For First-Class French Fare: Cluny

Winterlicious Menu: $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner

Casual French Cluny Bistro (35 Tank House Lane) in the Distillery District serves up classic French dishes with contemporary flair and a dash of Asian Moroccan influence.

Try the Duck Confit Pot Pie with Andouille sausage and root vegetables for the perfect cozy-yet-elevated mid-winter meal.

For Flavourful Middle Eastern Offerings: Diwan

Winterlicious Menu: $28 Lunch

Set in the luxurious Aga Khan Museum, Diwan (77 Wynford Drive) serves up flavourful menu offerings from the Middle East, North Africa and the Indian subcontinent.

For a Winterlicious experience that’s nothing short of savoury, try the Lamb Merguez Ragu with orecchiette pasta, tomato harissa sauce, Macedonian feta, mint and pine nuts.

For Authentic Italian Taste: Vivoli

Winterlicious Menu: $18 Lunch | $28 Dinner

If you need some classic Italian on your Winterlicious menu, make your way to the heart of Little Italy and sit down to an authentic culinary experience at Vivoli (665 College Street).

Our pick? The Alla Marco Pizza, with extra virgin olive oil, mozzarella, goat cheese, grilled chicken, and roasted red peppers, made in an authentic wood burning pizza oven.

Immerse Yourself in Winterlicious Culinary Events

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with a gastronomical journey from coast to coast, sampling savoury dishes made by the country’s top chefs at Winterlicious 2017’s many culinary events.

Celebrating 150 years of Canadian Cuisine

Take a trip through Canada’s culinary tradition at stunning Casa Loma (1 Austin Terrace) and celebrate 150 years of Canadian Federation. From dining on Sir Henry Pellatt’s favourite British Sunday roast beef, to savouring Canadian classics such as Quebec poutine, celebrate our country’s rich culinary heritage surrounded by the majestic beauty of Canada’s very own castle.

Tickets: $65 including taxes and gratuity

Dates & Times: January 28 & 29 and February 4 & 5 at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm

La Dolce Vita

Leave the winter doldrums behind this Winterlicious with an evening of sweetness at Fabbrica Restaurant (49 Karl Fraser Road). With an introduction by celebrity chef Mark McEwan, and a full three-course meal highlighted by Canadian and Italian ingredients, it’s one way to live the good life this winter in Toronto.

Tickets: $85 plus taxes and gratuity

Dates & Times: February 2nd at 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Martinis, Manhattans and Old Fashioneds: Time Honoured Classics from the Golden Age of Bartending

If you’re looking for a culinary event that’s a little more spirited, make your way to the Rosewater (19 Toronto Street) this Winterlicious to take a trip to the Golden Age of Bartending courtesy of mixologist Clayton Cooper. Enjoy classic mixed drinks made with Canadian spirits, complemented by mouthwatering, tapas-style delicacies like scallops and seared venison.

Tickets: $55 plus taxes and gratuity

Dates & Times: February 1st at 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm