Profile of Karl Wells

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  • 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 ...

  • Build your own feast

    Most buffets are all-you-can-eat. Golden Phoenix is one, but promotes the admonition, “Please do not waste food” on a sign in its porch. We tried ...

  • 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. ...