Just in time for the falling temperatures is the always-anticipated Winterlicious! Inspiring all of us maintain our social events calendars through the winter, Winterlicious is the perfect opportunity to discover a restaurant you’ve been wanting to try or pay a visit to your favourite. This year, 10 Bloor-Yorkville restaurants are participating with price points ranging from $23 to $53 per person.
Winterlicious takes place from January 31st – February 13th, but we suggest you start making your reservations sooner than later. Below is a list of each of the participating Bloor-Yorkville restaurants.
“On the quiet eastern front of Yorkville, set back behind a brick façade, Blu is an Italian restaurant featuring classic yet contemporary cuisine. Executive Chef Eric Bucher from California, created a menu where traditional Italian flavours are presented with a contemporary fresh Californian influence. Impeccably served in an upscale dining room with warmly lit stone walls, grand mirrors, and cozy leather seating, and enhanced by soothing live music Friday and Saturday, dinner is a truly memorable experience.”
17 Yorkville Ave
$33 Lunch & $53 Dinner
“Located at the exquisite flagship Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Café Boulud serves a menu inspired by Chef Daniel Boulud’s French roots, inflected with international flavours. Dishes are timeless and expertly executed by Boulud’s talented team of chefs.”
60 Yorkville Ave
Gatsby by Windsor Arms
$33 Lunch & $53 Dinner
Gatsby by Windsor Arms was created to satisfy the needs and comforts of locals and travellers alike. Windsor Arms’ newest restaurant features a new menu full of delectable comfort foods, over 60 local craft drafts and beers, and a premium international wine selection.
18 St. Thomas St
“Clay – the original restaurant collaboration between The Food Dudes and Gardiner Museum – offers elegant lunches in a breezy, breathtaking atmosphere. Shaping the Clay menu with the changing seasons in mind, Chef Bianca Azupardo imbues the restaurant with simplicity and warmth. With a focus on vegan and vegetarian-friendly options, and something on the menu for everyone, Chef Azupardo highlights locally sourced ingredients in creative easy-to-appreciate recipes.”
111 Queen’s Park
“Kasa Moto is a beautiful, contemporary Japanese restaurant and lounge located in the heart of Yorkville. Guests will enjoy an izakaya style menu, innovative cocktails and a vibrant atmosphere.”
115 Yorkville Ave
$23 Lunch & $33 Dinner
“Planta Yorkville is a destination for innovative plant-based cuisine with a vision that goes beyond taking animals off the plate – it exists to bring guests an uncompromising restaurant experience that champions environmental sustainability. Under Chef David Lee, Planta Yorkville proudly offers fare that uses high-quality ingredients from ethical suppliers.”
1221 Bay Street
$33 lunch & $53 Dinner
“ONE Restaurant is celebrity chef Mark McEwan’s North American contemporary Yorkville hotspot. The stunning décor was fashioned by award-winning design group Yabu Pushelberg. With low light and textured walls creating a sumptuous ambiance, it is the spot for entertaining. The tree-lined candlelit patio is the perfect place to sit back and savour ONE’s culinary creations and unique signature cocktails, all the while taking in Yorkville’s bustling and exciting street life. With dishes that will amaze the palate and an energetic atmosphere, ONE is sure to be an experience to remember.”
116 Yorkville Ave
$28 Lunch & $43 Dinner
“Set in an array of Victorian row houses, Sassafraz is located in the heart of historic Yorkville. Sassafraz has “seen it all” from the early hippie movement of the 60’s to the lack of movement that comes from too much Bordeaux. Sassafraz specializes in market-driven, French inspired Canadian cuisine. Dine in their elegant dining room featuring a living wall and waterfall or in their more casual cafe bar.”
100 Cumberland Street
$28 Lunch & $43 Dinner
“Just a few steps away from bustling Yonge Street, Wish offers a cool, laid back bistro setting of whitewashed décor. Knowledgeable servers deliver elegant and formal service, while the menu highlights dishes that are friendly to all appetites with a nod to current food trends.”
3 Charles St E
“STK defines the modern fine dining experience with incredible food, world-class service and the perfect atmosphere. STK is a unique concept that artfully blends the modern steakhouse and chic lounge into one, offering a dynamic, fine dining experience with the superior quality of a traditional steakhouse with a sleek, contemporary design and an in-house DJ who creates an infectious, high-energy vibe.”
153 Yorkville Ave
We’re sure wherever you choose will be a memorable experience! Be sure to snap some pics and tag @BloorYorkville #foodieBY – you might get featured on our Instagram!