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  • Two St. John’s restaurants closed

    “I’ve found myself in a financial hole that I no longer feel I can get out of,” McCrowe said, adding, “It’s something that I had seen coming for ...

  • Take me to The Station

    That’s where one of Holyrood’s newest and most popular bistros is located. It’s called The Station Diner, and as we pulled up to the main ...

  • Fun food on wheels

    In Roddy Doyle’s 1991 novel, “The Van,” (later made into a film starring Colm Meaney and Donal O’Kelly) characters Bimbo and Larry get their ...

  • Opening-night triumph

    Usually I wait several weeks before I visit a new restaurant, to allow the establishment time to get the kinks worked out. I went to The Social ...

  • Fresh, flavourful, fantastic

    When I was deciding on a restaurant this week I took a look at Sushi Nami Royale’s website. The menu was breathtaking in scope (too much choice, ...

  • Cod is king at Chafe’s Landing

    More significant is that Petty Harbour is — as it has been since the reign of William III — very much a working fishing port. More often than ...

  • 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 ...