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Introducing: More Than Pasta, Ossington’s new low-carb daytime draw

Workers pull fresh noodles through the pasta machine

There’s a new spot on Ossington and, amazingly, it’s not a resto-bar. Open during the day and family run, More Than Pasta brings the rustic Italian and the artisanal trends together with homespun, health-conscious pasta for at-home chefs. Inspired by their aunt’s diabetic restrictions, sisters Gabriella and Margot Micallef pioneered a low-glycerine and low-carb alternative that actually tastes good.

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David Miller to Corey Mintz and carbohydrates: “Bugger off”

David Miller, then and now (Photos by Joe Howell, Tsar Kasim)

David Miller, then and now (Photos by Joe Howell, Tsar Kasim)

David Miller will walk out of city hall a changed man, having lost 50 pounds and the approval of most Torontonians. We can draw our own conclusions as to why he’s no longer a municipal rock star—workers’ strike, TTC, garbage bins—but the Star’s Corey Mintz has the skinny on the mayoral figure. The critic-cum-columnist cooked dinner for Miller last week and reports, among other things, that the mayor is strictly anti-carb. “The only thing the mayor doesn’t clean off his plate,” writes Mintz, “are wedges of sweet potato.”

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