Winterlicious ’08 – Lai Toh Heen

www.laitohheen.com As the snow came hurtling down in flakes and ice pellets and the roads became frosted white playgrounds for foolhardy drivers, Winterlicious continued to do its thing, bringing a beautiful festival to a resounding close. While thunder claps echoed outdoors, growling stomachs rumbled indoors, begging for a compromise to be met At Lai Toh… 

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Winterlicious ’08 – Cafe Moroc

www.thesultanstent.com It doesn;t get any better than this. Do yourself a favour, pick up the phone and Call Cafe Moroc (416.961.0601) and book a Winterlicious dinner asap. They’ve extended their winterlicious service until the end of the weekend, so you might be in luck. A romantic setting, Wealthy and tasty French-Moroccan fare, and Arabian inspired… 

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Winterlicious ’08 – Sopra Lounge

www.sopra.ca My Winterlicious Disney fairy tale comes crashing down like a Wes Craven horror flick, and I have a kink in my neck to prove it. I guess sometimes you don’t realize how good you’ve had it (food/service/ambience), until you have a disappointing dining experience. Sopra had all the ingredients for a memorable dinner, but… 

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Island Foods

1182 King Street West, Toronto ON 416-532-6298www.island-foods.comMapApprox $15 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? n/a Lunch, DinnerMon to Fri: 11am to 9pm Closed on Saturdays & Sundays   The menu is simple. People go to Island Foods to try one of their very popular Rotis. The line up usually starts at 11:45, and… 

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Winterlicious ’08 – Le Trou Normand

www.letrounormand.ca Le Trou Normand, is a place reminiscent of the many small restaurants in the Latin Quarter of Paris. They have a rustic style and a fix-prix menu — just what the ample tourists are craving. In Toronto, Le Trou Normand is the closest to the Latin Quarter we have; having been a Yorkville staple… 

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Winterlicious ’08 – Spice Room & Chutney Bar (Manyata)

www.spiceroommanyata.com We truly have it good in Toronto. Life can’t be better when you’re able to step into a place like this, get acquainted with exotic spices and flavours, sip the silkiest smooth Merlots, and relax in an instantly seductive environment. I’m enjoying Winterlicious this year. When it came time to leave the Chutney Bar,… 

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Winterlicious ’08 – Pangaea

www.pangaearestaurant.com Winter and food. They go SO well together. With the miserable cold spell we’ve been experiencing, nothing gets a person out of home and hearth like a promise of good food. My coworkers were excited to try out some Winterlicious-ness and I followed along..

Go For Tea

Unit2-230 Commerce Valley Dr, North York 905-886-0221www.gofortea.caMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection Lunch,DinnerMon to Sun: 11am to 3am I”Kool-aid is the liquid incarnation of Jell-o, bubble tea is the creme brulee  of the beverage world.” A slick lounge with one of the most extensive tea menus I have… 

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