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Toronto to host a Dîner en Blanc next month (for real this time)

Paris’s 2011 Dîner en Blanc, in front of the Notre Dame cathedral (Image: Luc Legay)

Last year, Suresh Doss helped organize a test run of Dîner en Blanc, the annual Paris-founded foodie event where diners show up at a secret location for a picnic-cum-flash mob, all clad in white. This year, Toronto will be hosting its first-ever official event, on August 9, at a location that will only be revealed right before the dinner itself. Diners are expected to bring their own picnic food, tables, chairs, napkins and glasses, and are instructed to leave the site in the condition they found it. Tickets are reserved for “close friends of the organization,” but for the less august, there’s a waiting list you can join. We imagine it’ll be a long one. [Dîner en Blanc]