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Toronto Special Events - The WinterCity Festival marks the return of the
ever-popular Winterlicious presented by American Express. Toronto's third
annual winter restaurant program will run from January 28 - February 10, 2005.
Each of the 120 participating restaurants will offer a special three-course
prix fixe menu where patrons can sample the establishment's tasty fare.
Designed to ignite the imaginations and appetites of local and visiting
foodies, the program includes the participation of 120 of Toronto's finest
restaurants. Each restaurant will offer a special prix fixe menu where patrons
can sample the establishment's famous fare. The three-course prix fixe menus
available at lunch ($10 or $20).
Lunch and dinner include an appetizer or soup or salad with an entrée and
dessert. Beverages, taxes and gratuity are not included.
Diners can enjoy a glass of wine from R.H. Phillips, Jackson-Triggs Niagara
Estates, Toasted Head and Goundrey Homestead with their Winterlicious meals.
Participating restaurants are:
Across the Road Restaurant
Auberge du Pommier
Avenue bar and lounge
Azure Restaurant & Bar
Barrotes Casual Fine Dining
Bb33 Brasserie & Bistro
Benihana Japanese Restaurant
Circle Thai Cuisine
Courthouse Market Grille
Da nu la
Dragon Dynasty Chinese Cuisine
Drake Hotel Dining Room
Duncan St Grill
Filet of Sole
Five Doors North
Flow Restaurant & Lounge
Fred's Not Here
George Bigliardi's Dining Lounge
Honey Supper Lounge
Indian Rice Factory
Joe Badalis Ristorante Italiano
Kit Kat Italian Bar & Grill
Le Saint Tropez
Le Trou Normand
Leoni's Italian Kitchen
Monte Cristo Restaurant
New Orleans Desire Cajun Restaurant
The Old Mill
Pan on the Danforth
The Rosedale Diner
Rosewater Supper Club
Stork on the Roof
The Strip House
For more information on these restaurants and the Winterlicious menu offerings
each will provide, the public can visit www.toronto.ca/special_events.
Reservation for this popular program will be accepted starting January 13,
2005. American Express Cardmembers can go to the Front Of The Line® to book
early reservations on January 11 and 12.
On top of the hugely popular prix fixe menus that will be served at 120 of the
city's finest restaurants, 12 establishments will be offering unusual food
experiences. These experiences allow food lovers to get up-close and personal
with award-winning chefs, enjoy a meal while viewing the latest fashions by
local designers or savour a delicious meal with a loving parent.
The second annual WinterCity presented by American Express Foundation is a
14-day city-wide celebration of Toronto's culture, creativity, cuisine and
incomparable diversity of spirit. Running from January 28 - February 10, 2005,
this festival dares audiences to forget the weather and join the party in the
world's coolest city. With stellar free indoor and outdoor programming, the
hugely popular prix fixe restaurant promotion, plus tons of winter events and
discounts at Toronto's attractions, WinterCity provides the perfect opportunity
for tourists and locals to sample the city's vibrant arts scene.
For more information on WinterCity and other events produced by Toronto Special
Events, call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338 or visit www.toronto.ca/special_events.
Amber Authier, Event Supervisor, Marketing, Toronto Special Events,