Profile of Karl Wells

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  • Stone Jug delivers elegance and excellence

    Hand carved stone buildings are rare in Newfoundland. Carbonear has one of the oldest, a 160 year old structure that was originally the Rorke ...

  • Express Café's cake was good

    In my youth those coconut candy apples were a big attraction. I remember buying more than one of them over the years from Lar himself, a ...

  • Rockin’ the lunch menu

    After graduation from Holy Heart of Mary High School in St. John’s, Wozney studied culinary arts at Vancouver’s Pacific Institute of Culinary ...

  • A Tale of Two Piattos

    In a way it makes sense. Although the food is interchangeable at each St. John’s location everything else is different. The experience you’ll ...

  • The Rooms Café offers a broad appeal

    Prior to having a meal at The Rooms Café, I spent a wonderful hour viewing paintings and drawings by William Alderdice, who, according to my ...

  • 'Was it an omen I wondered?'

    We decided to stay. In my mind I briefly heard the Clash singing "Should I stay or should I go?" Then, as we were being seated in the dining ...

  • Karl Wells: Legion offers up home-style fare

    A portion of the Legion’s lounge was recently renovated to accommodate a small restaurant. Open daily to the general public, Legion Bar and Grill ...

  • Karl Wells: Five courses, five Champagnes

    “There were some Champagne wines before Dom Pérignon, but (Pérignon) brought three major innovations to the wine making process. He decided to ...

  • Karl Wells: Freedom dinner honours deserving Elinor Gill Ratcliffe

    As the new resolution conferring the Freedom of the City of St. John’s on Elinor Gill Ratcliffe said, “Her support to the arts, to heritage, to ...

  • Karl Wells: In a word, yum

    Chef Rob Somers has been making things happen at Get Stuffed since it opened. Many of the restaurant’s comfort food selections have been on the ...