St. John’s

There’s a lot of disappointed social media chatter over WestJet’s cancellation of the direct flight between St. John’s, N.L. and Dublin. Local business owners like Mallard Cottage restaurateur Todd Perrin and politicians were open about the effect this will have on the tourism industry.

Chinova Bioworks, a company that makes a preservative called chitosan out of mushrooms for the food and beverage industry, has received $2 million investment money from DSM Venturing BV. Venture capital firm AgFunder and non-profit Natural Products Canada were also in on the round of funding that will go towards building Chinova’s team and scaling up manufacturing.

St. John’s restaurant Mohammed Ali goes up for sale Despite expanding to a second downtown location last year, Ali Al Haijaa has decided to put both his restaurants up for sale with plans to move out of the province — probably somewhere sunnier according to …

Become an at-home Burger Baron with this recipe for a bacon burger with red onion jam and roasted garlic herb mayo, courtesy of Barry C. Parsons. Parsons lives in St. John’s NL and is a full-time food blogger at RockRecipes.com which he has been writing …

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