Profile of Karl Wells

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  • A mecca for carnivores

    Rio is a churrascaria (barbecue) Brazilian restaurant. Some people call them gaucho restaurants. Gaucho is another word for cowboy.The gaucho ...

  • 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 ...