Profile of Karl Wells

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  • 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 ...

  • Finding warming winter fare at PJ Billington’s

    They may have a stand where you can grab a cup of coffee, muffin or bowl of cereal for breakfast, but that’s about all. There’s a business ...

  • For the love of olives

    The upbeat song continues, “Two different faces, but in tight places we think and we act as one.” In telling me about their new business, selling ...

  • Fireside Eatery a gem of the west end

    Assuming “around here” means an eatery within a half-mile radius, I’d say you’d be struggling to come up with more than one name. The entire area ...

  • On a Nordic track

    As for the food, I think the experience would be different — not less, but different.I asked Raymonds co-owner, chef Jeremy Charles, to describe ...

  • Gold in St. John’s, now on to Kelowna

    When tears began flowing down Andrews’ cheeks, I think most who attended were surprised. The annual culinary competition has certainly seen ...

  • From the Old to the New

    The citrusy aroma was most pleasant. This wine made a good impression on my palate, as well. It was crisp and tasted of grapefruit, lime and even ...