Toronto Life - The Informer

Insider intel on the politics and personalities shaping the city. Sign up for Preview newsletter for weekly updates

Random Stuff

Comments

Weekend Reading List: top stories from our sister sites, from the best chocolate maker to a shimmering satyr

Every weekend we round up the highlights from the other websites in the St. Joseph Media family. Check them out, after the jump.

• As part of its continuing series, Fashion magazine delves into the bag of fashion director Susie Sheffman. Click the link to find out why she carries three pairs of identical glasses. Watch the slideshow [Fashion] »

• While it’s common for dieters to excuse a sugary treat as “totally low in fat, you guys,” Canadian Family has a recipe for 130-calorie mint-chocolate cupcakes that actually seem reasonably healthy. See the recipe [Canadian Family] »

Ottawa Magazine’s Mark Bourrie describes his brief courtship with Sun News Network, and what got him blacklisted by the peevish channel. Read the entire story [Ottawa Magazine]»

• From Xococava to Purdy’s, Where has the skinny on the best chocolatiers in Toronto. We recommend exploring them over several weeks. See the list [Where] »

• Whether you’re suffering from acute viral rhinopharyngitis or not, 20 Minute Supper Club has four tasty recipes that help fight off the common cold. View the recipes [20 Minute Supper Club] »

Weddingbells has 13 cost-saving tips for frugal brides. The short version: do it yourself, guilt your friends, embrace amateurs. See the list [Weddingbells] »

• All this month, visitors to the Steam Whistle Brewery can see what city cartoonists have created for Toronto Draws Tintin. Quill and Quire has the event details and a few sample tributes to the heroic reporter (nothing from his more controversial adventures at the moment). Read the entire story [Quill and Quire] »

Torontoist has a gallery of the best Halloween costumes shown off during Church Street’s annual—and unofficial—Halloween parade this year. There were some token zombies and a sexy nurse that made an appearance, but Torontoist also spotted some kind of disco ball satyr. Watch the slideshow [Torontoist] »