Profile of Karl Wells

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  • Fun food on wheels

    In Roddy Doyle’s 1991 novel, “The Van,” (later made into a film starring Colm Meaney and Donal O’Kelly) characters Bimbo and Larry get their ...

  • Opening-night triumph

    Usually I wait several weeks before I visit a new restaurant, to allow the establishment time to get the kinks worked out. I went to The Social ...

  • Fresh, flavourful, fantastic

    When I was deciding on a restaurant this week I took a look at Sushi Nami Royale’s website. The menu was breathtaking in scope (too much choice, ...

  • Cod is king at Chafe’s Landing

    More significant is that Petty Harbour is — as it has been since the reign of William III — very much a working fishing port. More often than ...

  • Classic, elegant fare

    The Merchant Tavern has tables, too — high tables and standard tables with marble tops and dark, wooden, leather-bound chairs. And expensive ...

  • Delicious dining in Cupids

    Skipper Ben’s is a more than 100-year-old house on the main road once owned by Skipper Ben Smith and his missus, Elizabeth. It overlooks the ...

  • Coffee shop or restaurant?

    A local chain, Coffee Matters, just opened what’s called a new concept Coffee Matters on Commonwealth Avenue. It’s a departure from what most ...

  • The GoGuide

    Event Spotlight Thursday, June 25 • Kick off summer with A Taste of Mexico at the Anna Templeton Centre (278 Duckworth St.) Thursday, June 25. A ...

  • Bravo, Black Sea

    It was almost 11 o’clock and he’d been working since four o’clock in the morning. Understandably, he looked tired. Black Sea had done a very ...

  • Tavola’s back

    He’s also a restaurateur, a vocation begun a few years ago, which has no doubt had its ups and downs. Being closed for many weeks is never good ...