Profile of Karl Wells

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  • Zapata's lacks zip

    It had been about five years since I’d reviewed Zapata’s. The long gap inspired me to make a return visit. So, I went along to 10 Bates Hill with ...

  • Cod poached to perfection

    I mentioned the temperamental barrier to the servers. Their lack of concern seemed odd, but when I learned the restaurant would be moving, I put ...

  • Dining etiquette 101

    By fuss I mean the meal would feature at least three courses, a freshly ironed white tablecloth, the best china and silverware. Table ...

  • Gracie Joe’s is warm, welcoming

    Even when you’re not greeted at the door you still feel like you’re being warmly embraced upon arrival at Gracie Joe’s. At least I do. If you ...

  • Exile has style

    Exile JAG Hotel 115 George St. Phone 738-1524 JAG’s lobby and Exile itself visually reflect the musical themes of the album by way of the artwork ...

  • Finale attracts foodies from all over

    Chefs from 11 Canadian cities test their skills to the limit in the Okanagan community. One will make Canadian culinary history. Read more of ...

  • It began with Bianca's

    Such is the legacy of the Water Street dining institution, Bianca's - La Cuisine du Soleil, that died last week after 23 years in business. If ...

  • New vegan eatery has a way with soy

    Two years ago, they moved to St. John’s to be near their children. Recently they opened Peaceful Loft Vegetarian Restaurant on Duckworth Street. ...

  • Jack’s tasty fare — now with added flair

    Several years ago on a trip to Gander, I took note of the general improvement Rice had brought to the eatables at Sinbad’s — more emphasis on ...

  • Jasmine’s dishes up tastes of home

    As you may know, finding a restaurant bargain these days is not easy. Jasmine’s is one of those so important neighbourhood restaurants I wrote ...