Profile of Karl Wells

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  • Garden Café a prescription for contentment

    When I was very young, around eight or nine, I’d often travel to Brigus with my parents. Sometimes we’d visit the Brigus Tea Rooms, run by ladies ...

  • A non-traditional choice

    Megan O’Dea’s is sweet (I taste molasses) with tang that registers calmly at the back of the mouth. You can buy a bottle for $15 at Pi, her Kings ...

  • Bagel Café — eccentric, eclectic, delectable

    Harry Potter fans might liken it to The Room of Requirement in Hogwarts Castle. Some would think of a curiosity shop or bric-à-brac store. A ...

  • 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 ...