Profile of Karl Wells

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  • Savouring Savour Food and Wine 2015

    This year slightly fewer restaurants participated, but gaps were filled by food purveyors like Newfoundland Seasonings and Jonathan Richler’s ...

  • Applause for Aqua

    It’s been a propitious year so far for Chef Mark McCrowe, chef and proprietor (as Aqua’s website states), of Aqua and the Club restaurants. Just ...

  • Feast your eyes

    Apart from not wanting to spread the malady, I would have been wasting my money. Rheum has temporarily dulled my palate. This column has always ...

  • Hits and misses at Mohamed Ali

    It has been many months since Ali Al Haijaa opened his own eatery, Mohamed Ali Middle Eastern Cuisine, in the space at 177 Duckworth St. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...