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June 5, 2012
Summerlicious, Toronto's food festival, returns with 181 restaurants
Summerlicious presented by American Express will celebrate its 10th year from July 6 to 22 with 181 of Toronto's top restaurants. This is the largest "Licious" promotion to date. It features the 22 restaurants that took part in the inaugural Summerlicious event 10 years ago and 21 new restaurants, ensuring a great culinary lineup this year.

One of the most anticipated events of the summer, Summerlicious offers diners the chance to get out and experience some of Toronto's best cuisine at exceptional value.

Three-course prix fixe menus are priced at $15, $20 and $25 for lunch and $25, $35 and $45 for dinner. Reservations are strongly recommended and are to be made directly with the participating dining establishment starting Thursday, June 21.

Restaurant details and menus for this popular prix fixe dining promotion are available at Visitors to the official Summerlicious website can locate and sort restaurants by price, neighbourhood and cuisine, and share their list through social media. An interactive map lets visitors find Summerlicious restaurants across the city.

For the latest in Summerlicious news, visit or follow us on twitter @LiciousTO, #LiciousTO.

New to Summerlicious in 2012
Twenty-one new restaurant partners have joined the prix-fixe dining promotion for their first Summerlicious:
• BerBer Resto Bar Lounge
• Boehmer
• Café Monterey
• Colborne Lane
• Frascati
• Kirei Sushi & Bar
• La Société
• Ocho Hotel
• Olio: A Mediterranean Grille
• Parts & Labour
• Rally Sports Bar & Smokehouse
• Real Sports Bar & Grill
• Rodeo Brazilian Steakhouse
• Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
• Santamonica Trattoria
• Smith
• The Red Tomato
• The Shore Club
• Valens Restaurant
• Vecchio Frak Fine Dining
• Veloute Bistro

Summerlicious 10th year participants
Twenty-two restaurants that participated in the inaugural Summerlicious event are returning:
• Annona
• Auberge du Pommier
• Bb33 Bistro & Brasserie
• Biff's Bistro
• Bistro Tournesol
• Café Plieade
• Canoe
• Corner House
• Fred's Not Here
• Hemispheres
• Joe Badali's
• La Maquette
• Lai Wah Heen
• Le Trou Normand
• Marcel's Bistro
• Ouzeri
• Pangaea
• Rosewater
• Wildfire Steakhouse
• Zucca Trattoria

Vincor Canada returns as the official wine sponsor of the event, featuring wine selections by local and international brands paired with select menus at participating restaurants.

Toronto food lovers continue to embrace the Summerlicious and Winterlicious programs produced by the City of Toronto. In the years since the two programs' inception, participating restaurants have served 3.4 million meals during the promotion. This has generated more than $152 million in economic activity for the local restaurant industry.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media Contact
Sylvia Kavanagh
Economic Development & Culture



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