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  • A little facelift never hurts

    Magnum and Steins, for example, has built a new long bar (that seats eight) in one of its upstairs dining rooms. Behind the bar is something wine ...

  • Saltwater joys … and a few disappointments

    His Saltwater kitchen is upstairs in the restaurant. That’s where we were seated and it afforded me a good view of dishes as they left Gollop’s ...

  • Granite delivers a rock solid menu

    Granite115A Duckworth St.St. John’sPhone 579-5252Gerry Haynes and Edward Farrell created a winning formula with Portobello’s and have now ...

  • Joint discussion

    Over lunch, I learned a lot about arthritis, which is a good thing because I have it. So does Dr. Furlong. In fact, according to the Arthritis ...

  • St-Pierre with my own eyes

    That was a huge mistake. How I wish, instead of relying on descriptions from friends and acquaintances who’d visited, that years ago I had gone ...

  • Humphry’s serves up fine pub fare

    Greg Healy must never tire of the view of the Delta Hotel, which towers Goliath-like above his Humphry’s Restaurant and Pub on New Gower Street. ...

  • Bridging cultures with food and proximity

    I was introduced to the former novel many years ago by John Crosbie, a longtime reader of this column. His Honour was in Government House at the ...

  • A fine feed at Jack’s

    Conspicuously located on the St. John’s Harbourfront — next to The Keg and Legros and Motti — it’s hard to miss, especially with three-foot-tall ...

  • A soupçon of Saigon

    No doubt, like me, those folks are delighted to be able to now visit Saigon Bistro at 11 Freshwater Rd., just up the street from the landmark, ...

  • Krug Champagne visits Raymonds

    That’s why I was pleased to learn a dinner I’d agreed to attend would be a black tie affair. I was invited by Krug Champagne to attend a ...