Winterlicious 2018.

It’s January, and that means Winterlicious is right around the corner. The annual prix fixe food event will run from January 26 until February 8 this year, and feature more than 200 local restaurants. With each restaurant offering a three-course lunch menu for between $23 and $33, and dinner for between $33 and $53 depending on where you dine, we know you’ll have a hard time choosing which restaurants to try. Here are 7 must-try restaurants that we picked out on King St W.

District Eatery
303 King St W
$23 Lunch | $33 Dinner

Located in the heart of the Entertainment District, District Eatery reinvents bar food with healthy dishes and fresh ingredients, including vegan options! With a casual, fun flare, District Eatery is a mix of dining tables, bar tops and lounge seating where TV screens are framed with living plant walls.

Il Fornello King
214 King St W
$23 Lunch | $33 Dinner

Passion is their food. Il Fornellow was not only the first restaurant to bring wood-oven baked pizza to Ontario, but they were also the first to offer alternative options for customers with special dietary needs, offer menu items created from 100% local ingredients, and the first restaurant chain to be listed as one of the Top Ten Restaurants by Zagat Guide.

King Street Social
370 King St W
$28 Lunch | $43 Dinner

Located inside the Hyatt Regency Toronto, King Street Social is an American-style bistro that features creative, healthy versions of traditional French dishes enhanced by the use of fresh, local produce. The casual, contemporary restaurant serves ample portions and a great assortment of wines to accompany any meal.

Lee
601 King St W
$53 Dinner

Lee is a culinary destination, an urban watering hole, and an irresistible combination of sensory pleasures. Praised as one of the "Ten Chefs of the Millennium" in 2000 by food & Wine magazine, Susur Lee is still at the top of his game. Balancing the epicurean traditions of China with the classical techniques of French cuisines, Chef Lee improvises a daring and original culinary aesthetic.

Los Colibris
220 King Street W
$28 Lunch | $43 Dinner

Los Colibris offers authentic dishes by Chef Elia Herrera who has prepared her entire menu with traditional family recipes from her hometown in Veracruz, Mexico.

Luma
350 King St W, 2nd Floor
$28 Lunch | $43 Dinner

Luma is Oliver & Bonacini’s upscale offering at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. This international hub for food innovation pays homage to Toronto's rich, cultural landscape, showcasing global and Canadian artisanal cuisine.

Spice Route
499 King St W
$33 Dinner

A charming restaurant with a distinctive approach to relaxed ambience, The Spice Route's mixture of eclectic Asian decor, mesmerizing music and distinctive cuisine is the soul of this spot. Enjoy Indo-Chinese cuisine and pair it with a signature-spiked cold drink or hot tea.