Profile of Karl Wells

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  • A cut above

    As it turns out there’s also a 111 Chophouse in Worcester, Mass. They are not connected. I was told unequivocally by our server that the name ...

  • My restaurant rant

    Twenty peeves about service alone seemed like an overload of criticism to me. If I were a server I’d feel my comrades and I had been set upon. ...

  • Kicking it in Kelowna

    He also won gold, and the victory was sweet.Loseto is the Canadian Culinary Championships (CCC) champion for 2014. It was his eighth year ...

  • At home at Oliver’s

    Then I’m fed excellent food and drink while being allowed to stay as long as I need or desire.Of course, I pay for the experience at Oliver’s. ...

  • Mario’s mixes it up

    I did not understand why the large “new menu” banner was hung inside the restaurant as opposed to outside. Presumably customers already inside ...

  • An American shindig

    Wines and spirits are supplied by Southern Wine and Spirits. Southern has a massive portfolio listing wines from around the globe. Encountering ...

  • Relishing ramen

    When I reported the weather for CBC Television, my cameraman and I spent many nights standing out in weather that wasn’t fit. Often it was so ...

  • My favourite wine movies

    MondovinoIf nothing else, “Mondovino” is a great example of how one man with a lightweight camera and travel budget can put together an engaging, ...

  • Korean food delivers a world of flavour

    This time, Kwon was sitting at a table near the kitchen, shaping dumplings by hand. That’s the kind of effort required to make a restaurant ...

  • Top 10 restaurants of 2013

    Looking at that list now makes me realize how much things have changed on the local dining scene. Harold Wilson said, “He who rejects change is ...