Winterlicious is an annual event in which participating restaurants create a three-course, prix-fixe menu (usually with three to four options for each course) at lower-than-average prices. It’s an opportunity to try out some of the city’s best big-ticket restaurants without breaking the bank. (more…)
Can’t get enough of holiday gift guides? Dig into the 90-item whopper from TorontoLife.com, a guide to pop-up shops from FashionMagazine.com, kids books from Quill & Quire, trendy gifts for girls at Wedding Bells and a culinary wishlist from Ottawa Magazine’s food editor.
All done with your shopping? (Seriously?) Whip up some fudge à la 20 Minute Supperclub or just ooh and aah at the pretty lights in Torontoist’s decked-out homes slideshow. (more…)
News flash: Toronto is still occupied. And it’s five weeks (!!) till Christmas, folks: Fashion Magazine has 95 stylish gifts for everyone on your list. Plus, Andrew Westoll speaks about his experience writing about chimps in a Quill & Quire podcast; the chimp photos are cute, but Wedding Bells’ shots of 50 pets dressed in their wedding best takes the cake.
It’s c-c-cold across much of Canada this weekend as the competition for the nation’s culinary champion heats up in Ottawa. Keep warm with a wedding chick flick or an award-winning food-centric read like Flavours of Prince Edward Island. Better yet, fire up the oven: 20-minute Supper Club confirms our theory that brie should always be baked. And, unrelatedly (we’re easily distracted by shiny things), aren’t Toronto’s new streetcars pretty?
And it may still be fall, but Christmas is in the air: the update on Toronto’s Santa Claus Parade (November 20 !) and, for your holiday shopping pleasure, Google finally launches its Canadian e-bookstore.
Toronto’s best tacos, Ottawa’s top hole-in-the-wall eateries and, for Halloween, genius last-minute costume ideas (Karl Lagerfeld? Katy Perry? via FashionMagazine.com) and gross-out treats (CanadianFamily.ca). Top stories from around our offices this week. Boo!
Going to Toronto? Love cheese? Click through Toronto Life‘s mouthwatering slideshow. Torontoist comments on the AGO’s new Chagall exhibit. Ottawa Magazine goes on the hunt for the Great Pumpkin. Plus more top stories from around our offices this week.
This week’s top stories from our SJM sister sites is fairly food focused, which is understandable, it being Thanksgiving on Monday and all. Still haven’t decided on your menu? Steal a stuffing recipe from 20 Minute Supper Club or whip up a mean Spanish omelette for Thanksgiving brunch. Plus: Apple’s contribution to fashion and this year’s nominees for the prestigious Giller Prize in fiction.
Here you have it: this week’s most popular stories from our sister sites at St. Joseph Media. This weekend, stay up all night for Toronto’s Nuit Blanche, dress to impress for winter, and settle in with a good book—or take one on the road!
TorontoLife.com: What to hit and what to skip at the annual Nuit Blanche art-stravaganza, on Saturday night till sunup Sunday.
FashionMagazine.com: Gadding about the Great White North this winter? Do it in style with one of these 30 great winter coats.
CanadianFamily.ca: Bob Marley’s daughter has written a new children’s book based on his song “One Love.”
OttawaMagazine.com: Female chefs at six of Ottawa’s hottest restaurants dish on the city’s food scene and discuss the culinary battle of the sexes.
20minutesupperclub.com: Prosciutto-wrapped chicken with asparagus in 20 minutes? Read it to believe it.
WeddingBells.ca: Flower season has bloomed and gone—Wedding Bells comes to the rescue with 21 flower-less bouquets.
Quillandquire.com: Homework is overrated; turn the kids onto these new fall books for young people instead.
Torontoist.com: Have your say in the naming of six new Toronto subway stations. (Write-ins allowed.)