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A new prix fixe dining event kicks off in Toronto today

Toronto restaurants are offering special three-course menus until March 7

If you’ve been finding the Toronto winter a little bleaker in the absence of the city’s much-loved annual Winterlicious event, a new initiative is here to fill the prix-fixe meal void. LocalLicious sees more than 100 restaurants across Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan offering special three-course menus from today until March 7. 

The 10-day event organized by the independent restaurant coalition Save Hospitality aims to encourage diners to support their local restaurants. Participating restaurants are invited to offer a three-course prix fixe meal for dine-in or takeout (depending on their own local protocols), with $1 from each meal sold donated to a charity of their choice. 

More than 75 Toronto restaurants are participating in the event and each is free to set their own price for their menu, which means there is a range of options for diners with various budgets. Choices span from casual Pizzeria Du, which is offering any 12-inch pizza, your choice of appetizer or salad and a pint of M!LK Gelato for $34; to high-end O&B restaurants like Auberge du Pommier, which is offering two $70 menu options featuring dishes like canard terrine with wild mushrooms and beef tenderloin with truffle pomme purée. 

 

 

Smokeshow BBQ and Brew, La Palma, Enoteca Sociale and the Dirty Bird are among the many other participating restaurants. Margaret’s #FullPlates Initiative, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto, Covenant House and the Toronto Vegetarian Association are just a few of the charities that Toronto restaurants are choosing to support through the initiative.

You can see a full list of Toronto restaurants participating in the event on the Save Hospitality website and find menus on the Instagram or website of your chosen restaurant.

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