Toronto’s Summerlicious is in full swing. The two-week long event sees more than 200 restaurants offering exclusive prix fixe lunch and dinner menus until July 24. Summerlicious is the perfect opportunity for Torontonians to experience some of the city’s top restaurants at a fraction of the price.
There are 24 new restaurants to the table this year. Here are 5 that you must check out:
This Pizzeria & Wine Bar located in the heart of the city occupies a former art gallery at the base of the Burano condo on Bay St., north of College. The captivating eatery is easy on the eyes, and the stomach, with creative oven-fresh pizzas and authentic Italian food.
Lunch $18, Dinner $28
R & D is a collaborative restaurant by MasterChef Canada judge, Alvin Leung, and first season winner, Eric Chong. The Asian inspired menu features bold and modern flavours with intriguing items like Little Dragon Buns and Lobster Chow Mein.
The first of Anthony Rose’s mini restaurant empire on Dupont is a twist on the traditional diner. With mains like fried chicken and bread pudding for dessert, your belly will fall in love.
Lunch $18 , Dinner $28
This artistically executed Japanese seafood eatery is a collaboration of efforts by the Chase Hospitality Group (Little Fin, Colette) and chefs Michael Parubocki (Momofuku) and Daisuke Izutsu (Don Don Izakaya), located in Yorkville. Be sure to save room for dessert because the alluring menu offers multiple mouth-watering sweet treats that are impossible to choose from.
Lunch $28 , Dinner $48
You’ll find a fusion of authentic Indian food with fresh Portuguese favourites like Snow Crab Cakes, Chive-Lemon Oil and Sweet Smoked Paprika Tomato Compote here. Adega is a charming and romantic restaurant that would make a great date spot.
Lunch $23, Dinner $38
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(Main image via Kasamoto)