Profile of Karl Wells

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  • Christopher Gillard Q & A

    Christopher Gillard is only 39 but he’s been a chef in hot restaurant kitchens since he was 16. That’s 23 years of washing dishes, chopping ...

  • Nothing grim about Rumpelstiltskin's

    Rumpelstiltskin’s 2 Hill O’Chips St. John’s Phone 579-6000 The last time I dined at Rumpelstiltskin’s was in 2009. Michel Autexier (who ...

  • A taste of Shanghai — and jellyfish

    Shanghai 210 Water St. Phone 753-2378 It was lunchtime and we’d just settled into what felt like a white cocoon at the Shanghai Restaurant ...

  • N.L. chef gets international recognition

    Chef Jonathan Gushue, a Newfoundlander with many credits to his name, can now say he runs one of the world's best 100 dining rooms. That's ...

  • The blueberry farmer

    Dining out - Jeff Milner has turned approximately 300 acres of leased land in Central Newfoundland into prime blueberry fields. The retired RCMP ...

  • Valentine's most delicious

    Tomorrow is Valentine's Day and among the jewelry, perfume, roses and other gifts given will be plenty of chocolate. One Valentine's couple with ...

  • On Bones and Braising

    After I left home in my early 20s, I began to cook for myself. It was either that or live on whatever a tin might provide: beans, bully beef, ...

  • Karl's top 10 restaurants 2009

    Dining out in 2009 provided more evidence that St. John's and environs has a vibrant and rapidly developing restaurant scene. Three restaurants ...

  • Remembering Nov. 22, 1963

    Many of you won't remember because you were either too young or not yet born. But I, like millions of others, remember hearing the news of U.S. ...

  • King of the field

    We praise all the flowers that we fancy Sip the nectar of fruit ere they're peeled, Ignoring the common old tater When, in fact, he's the King ...