Profile of Karl Wells

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  • Classic, elegant fare

    The Merchant Tavern has tables, too — high tables and standard tables with marble tops and dark, wooden, leather-bound chairs. And expensive ...

  • Delicious dining in Cupids

    Skipper Ben’s is a more than 100-year-old house on the main road once owned by Skipper Ben Smith and his missus, Elizabeth. It overlooks the ...

  • Coffee shop or restaurant?

    A local chain, Coffee Matters, just opened what’s called a new concept Coffee Matters on Commonwealth Avenue. It’s a departure from what most ...

  • The GoGuide

    Event Spotlight Thursday, June 25 • Kick off summer with A Taste of Mexico at the Anna Templeton Centre (278 Duckworth St.) Thursday, June 25. A ...

  • Bravo, Black Sea

    It was almost 11 o’clock and he’d been working since four o’clock in the morning. Understandably, he looked tired. Black Sea had done a very ...

  • Tavola’s back

    He’s also a restaurateur, a vocation begun a few years ago, which has no doubt had its ups and downs. Being closed for many weeks is never good ...

  • Lunching at the Gypsy

    It took a few seconds for my eyes to adjust as we entered from brilliantly sunny Water Street. The lounge is a little dark. Tables, chairs, bar, ...

  • Great entrées at Oppidan

    An obvious assumption would be that each was a hotel guest —perhaps visiting the Oldest City on business. Given what Oppidan charges by the glass ...

  • Blue on Water better than ever

    Then there are restaurants that move with the times. Bistros that maintain continuity in service, amenities and so on, but every so often a menu ...

  • In the company of chefs

    Spotlighting local chefs and restaurants has been part of “One Chef One Critic’s” mandate since we began production in 2008. One of our first ...