Profile of Karl Wells

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  • Karl Wells: Chefs came a-calling

    With respect, I do not agree with “mixologist” as an accurate descriptor for O’Neill. According to Merriam-Webster, mixology is “the art or skill ...

  • Karl Wells: Seto is superb

    Pittman is proud of his granddad who ran Snow White Laundry in Rabbittown, the last Chinese laundry in St. John’s. To honour and keep his ...

  • Karl Wells: A perennial favourite

    Pasta Plus’s established popularity was confirmed when our greeter quickly scanned the room to see if there was an available table. In jig time ...

  • Karl Wells: Tasty and satisfying

    But don’t expect to find creations like ginger-maple marinated trout or sorbet-chilled fresh peach and pear yogurt soup with basil on ...

  • Karl Wells: A bigger prize

    It’s about Gold Medal Plates St. John’s, the annual culinary competition and fundraiser for the Canadian Olympic Foundation and its Own the ...

  • Mallard Cottage questions its Service NL classification

    Chef Todd Perrin, co-owner of the popular restaurant Mallard Cottage in Quidi Vidi Village, whipped up some attention with a Facebook post Monday ...

  • Karl Wells: Good on ya, Guv’nor

    Built as the Kenmount Motel in the 1950s it was one of only a handful of hotels in St. John’s at the time. A few of them had full-service ...

  • Karl Wells: Striking gold at Klondike Jake’s

    Apart from names, like Dawson City Cheese Fries and Goldrush Nachos, the food at Klondike Jake’s does not in any way attempt to copy food that ...

  • Karl Wells review: Return to Rumpelstiltskin’s

    Four years this month to be exact. Root of my slight anxiousness was the fear that standards had dropped and that I would leave disappointed, as ...

  • Bistro Sofia closes

    The name has been purchased by St. John’s business owner and hotelier John Franklin of the Franklin Hotel. Franklin has been a business partner ...