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.
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.” Read the rest of this entry »
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