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It’s the most prix fixe time of the year: Summerlicious 2012 menus are out

New to Summerlicious this year: Colborne Lane (Image: Rebecca Siegel)

Discount diners, start your engines. Earlier today, the good folks at the City of Toronto Special Events released the full list of restaurants participating in Summerlicious this year, and it’s bigger than ever, with a whopping 181 restaurants offering three-course prix fixe menus. (Among the list of 21 new additions to the festival this year, one sticks out like a sore thumb and will doubtless be booked up lickety split: Colborne Lane). Like last year, lunches are available for $15, $20 or $25 and dinner for $25, $35 or $45. The (brave) participating restaurants are now readying themselves for the onslaught of reservations calls that will start promptly on June 21 (June 19 for Amex cardholders). The orgy of culinary thrift itself runs from July 6 to 22. Check back in a couple weeks for Toronto Life’s complete guide to the extravaganza.