Toronto Restaurants Roll Out Red Carpet For TIFF


TORONTO — In celebration of the 39th Annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), operators in the Toronto Entertainment District will be extending their restaurant patios on to the street to participate in Festival Street, a new film-themed outdoor fair being held from Sept. 4 to 7.

“The Toronto International Film Festival is excited to extend the energy of the Festival out onto King Street,” said David Carey, director of Government & Foundation Relations at TIFF. “By bringing TIFF’s programming beyond the screen, film lovers from all over the world can discover a whole new side of the Festival and enjoy some of the best food and drink in the city.”

The 14 Entertainment District restaurants participating in Festival Street include: Pearl King, Ultimate Café, Hey Lucy, Kit Kat Italian Bar & Grill, N’Awlins, Hush, Gabby’s, Le Saint Tropez, Joe Mamas, La Fenice, Fred’s Not Here, Z-teca Paese and Forget About it Supper Club.

Meanwhile, hundreds of other bars and restaurants in Toronto are extending bar hours until 4 a.m. during Toronto’s International Film Festival.

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