Winterlicious

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Event date January 25 to February 7, 2019 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!

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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.

Winterlicious 2018

For Innovative Japanese Dining: Miku Toronto

Winterlicious Menu: $33 Lunch | $53 Dinner

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

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

For Essential French Fare: Colette

Winterlicious Menu: $28 Lunch | $43 Dinner

Casual French Colette Grand Cafe (550 Wellington Avenue West) in the Thompson Hotel serves up classic French dishes with contemporary flair and a dash of Moroccan influence.

Try the Chermoula and Chickpea Soup or Red Wine Beef Cheeks with pommes puree, carrot and spinach for the perfect cozy-yet-elevated mid-winter meal.

For Flavourful Middle Eastern Offerings: Diwan

Winterlicious Menu: $28 Lunch

Set in the elegant Aga Khan Museum, Diwan (77 Wynford Drive) serves up flavourful menu offerings from the Middle East, North Africa and the Indian subcontinent from the hands of Master Chef Mark McEwan and Chef de Cuisine John Kovac.

For an exotic Winterlicious experience, try the Pan Seared Arctic Char in Chraimeh Sauce with Spicy Tangy Tomato Sauce, Cabbage, Potato, Yogurt and Coriander.

For Coveted Canadian Cuisine: Canoe

Winterlicious Menu: $33 Lunch | $53 Dinner

A highly in-demand reservation, if you’re lucky enough to get in you’ll be treated to one of the most stunning views of the city at Canoe (TD Centre).

Our pick? The Haida Gwaii Albacore Tuna with mustard greens, cauliflower, couscous gremolata and caper raisin purée.

Immerse Yourself in Winterlicious Culinary Events

Seven extraordinary cooking and dining experiences are hosted by some of Toronto’s top venues and chefs. Here are our top picks.

High Tea, High on a Hill

Experience the splendour of the Edwardian era with the beloved tradition of High Tea at Toronto’s majestic castle, Casa Loma. (1 Austin Terrace) Traditional treats like strawberries and cream, crumpets with flavoured butters and tea sandwiches, accompanied by live music, adds up to a magical step back in time.

Tickets: $40 plus taxes

Dates & Times: January 27 & 28 and February 3 & 4 at 11:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of Italian Breads

If focaccia, classic woodstove pizza and crostini are words that set your heart aflutter, then this interactive cooking experience at Cibo Wine Bar (133 Yorkville Avenue) is for you. Executive Chef Saverio Macri shows you the way while wine pairings ease the effort.

Tickets: $65 plus taxes and gratuity

Date & Times: January 31 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Food, Art & Nature

This 10-course tasting experience combines elements of food, nature and artistic expression, all at a historic lakeside venue, The Palais Royale. (1601 Lakeshore Boulevard West) This Winterlicious, have a quintessential Canadian evening with tastes and textures of pine, cloud, rock, leaves, soil and fire.

Tickets: $100 plus taxes and gratuity

Date & Time: January 26, 7:00 p.m. to midnight