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VIDEO: Coupes of Chocolate

Coupes of chocolate

The Spanish Court Hotel's Valencia Room is, on Monday nights, home to newly discovered food personalities, rousing culinary discourse and, of course, a full-fledged baptism of new food fare. Thursday Life reporter Omar Tomlinson, alongside the Food Awards judges and purchasers from Hi-Lo Food Store ... Read More

Seaweed salad. Gabrielle Williams Heads East
Japanese seemed like the perfect option for a Wednesday night outing with a few acquaintances during ... Read More

Ocean Spray Adds
A Splash Of
Strawberry Ocean Spray Adds A Splash Of Strawberry
Pepsi Jamaica is set to launch a new variant in its Ocean Spray Flavour Splash line - the Ocean Spra ... Read More

Trivento Golden
Reserve Malbec Malbec making noise
Celebrated first in 2011, Malbec World Day is recognised on April 17, and was created by Wines of Ar ... Read More

Food Awards Judge Rochelle Cameron at Roe

Thursday, April 24, 2014    

Aunty Rochelle
feeding Sierra while
Noa looks on

Aunty Rochy's Sushi Date with Sierra aka Sisiboo and Noa aka Noa Bean Where: Roe, Unit 5, Sovereign North, 29 Barbican Road, Kingston 8 When: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 Parking: Adequate Setting: There is a choice of dining indoors in air conditioning or outside in a sidewalk cafe setting. Even though only horses sweat and ladies glow, it was hot so we chose the air conditioning. Menu: The menu is quite extensive and the items clearly described. I particularly appreciate the use of Jamaica ... Read More

Jodi's Take on... Beirut Mediterranean Cuisine

Thursday, April 24, 2014    

Jodi 'Jinx' Henriques

Over the weekend my husband and I decided to try out the new Mediterranean restaurant in Market Place; he did the ordering and we got takeout. I unpacked lots of fancy containers, plastic clam shells of all sizes, black Styrofoam lunch boxes. As I opened each container I noticed how small the portions; were however, the presentation of each dish was very appealing. First up was the soup. Up to now I cannot make out what kind of soup it was. It looked like some sort of creamy porridge; it was s ... Read More

Lupita is People's Most Beautiful

Thursday, April 24, 2014    

People has announced Lupita Nyong'o their
'Most Beautiful' person of 2014.

Last year was a phenomenal time for relatively unknown actress Lupita Nyong'o, starring in her first feature film, 12 Years A Slave. But it looks like 2014 is going to trounce last year: not only has she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, but also the title of People magazine's Most Beautiful woman. Speaking to the magazine about her incredible accolade, the 31-year-old actress explained that when she was growing up she thought the definition of beauty was 'light skin and flowing, straig ... Read More

MONEY MUSINGS: The Sanctity of Savings

With Cherryl Hanson-Simpson | Thursday, April 24, 2014    

Jamaican Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips recently announced new taxation measures that would affect all persons who utilise our banking sector. Dr Phillips revealed that withdrawals from deposit-taking institutions would be subject to a graduated tax system. All forms of withdrawals, including those done inside branch offices, point-of-sale transactions using debit cards, issuing cheques, and getting cash from ATMs would be affected. Electronic transactions would also be taxed, except transf ... Read More

Only the best!

Wednesday, April 23, 2014    

'The Kate Effect'
was in full force
after the Duchess of
Cambridge stepped out
in a Diane Von
Furstenberg wrap dress
in Australia. The dress,
paired with dark blue
suede Russell &
Bromley wedge heels
and a small clutch,
was sold out in less
than 10 minutes on
the designer’s
website.

From cute summer dresses to well-tailored coats by some of her favourite designers, the Duchess of Cambridge rocked several looks during the three-week royal tour of New Zealand and Australia. As the tour comes to an end this Thursday, we take a look back at some of the Duchess of Cambridge's best looks. — Daily Mail Read More

Kate anoints Zimmerman

Tuesday, April 22, 2014    

Angelina Jolie stars in the Disney movie Maleficent.

Shoppers crashed the website of Australian designer Zimmerman after the Duchess of Cambridge chose the label for the third day of the couple's Down Under tour.  Kate made the most of the Sydney sunshine in a white lace sundress as she and William attended the Royal Easter Show at Olympic Park on Friday – without Prince George. She paired the knee-length day dress, previously worn by Australian actress Naomi Watts, with a pair of beige cork wedge heels and as usual, carried a small ... Read More

Vows — Love Match

Monday, April 21, 2014    

Mr and Mrs Trevin Nairne shared a playful mood by
the swings.

A chance encounter at Spencer's Tailoring on a Saturday afternoon set love in motion for Trevin Nairne and Melissa Rattray. Nairne, export manager at Best Dressed Chicken, and Rattray, assistant curriculum development officer at the Council of Community Colleges, crossed paths in March 2012, when she accompanied her sister Desiree to the store. “I was bored, so I went on the road with her,” Rattray shared with Vows. “Trevin had been in the store waiting for a friend for almost ... Read More

Scandalous style

Monday, April 21, 2014    

Episode 3, ‘Mrs Smith Goes To
Washington’: Pope contemplates her next move in
a structured Giorgio Armani blazer. (then) Episode 5, ‘More Cattle, Less Bull’: Setting
the agenda in a colourblock Rubin Singer gown at
the Correspondents' Dinner, accessorising with
Bijou Bijou earrings and Carolina Amato gloves.

WE’VE just barely exhaled after the crazygood roller-coaster ride that was the season finale of everyone’s favourite A B C melodrama. Deep in withdrawal mode since last Thursday’s gobsmacker, we’re biding our time for the fourth season, with a retrospective of our fave looks of Scandal’s stylistas — shout outs to the show’s costume designer Lyn Paolo — from fixer Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and her right-hand gladiator Abby Whelan (Darby Stanch ... Read More

A Posh getaway

Monday, April 21, 2014    

Victoria Beckham
posted this intimate
shot with husband
David Beckham as
she celebrates her
40th birthday on a
luxury resort close
to the Grand
Canyon in Utah.

She's been peppering her social media platforms with childhood snapshots as she continues to celebrate her 40th birthday with husband David Beckham and their four children at an exotic desert location. Returning to Twitter on Thursday evening, Victoria Beckham posted a loving, self-taken shot in which she reclines on a shirtless Becks during their current break at a luxury resort close to the Grand Canyon in Utah. With her husband's prodigious tattoos on full display, the fashion designer &mdash ... Read More

Sitting pretty

Sunday, April 20, 2014    

Headwear
courtesy of
Cinderella
Hats

It's Easter Sunday, and as is customary — dare we say, obligatory — congregants will be observed (and hopefully lensed) taking their Sunday Best from ready-to-wear, run-of-the-mill to couture-level proportions in the name of fashion, healthy rivalry and the good Lord. Hovering about this heightened sartorial parade are the veritable stars of the show, the chapeaux that have been purchased expressly for this unmissable annual outing, unfurled like birds of paradise to sit, perched at ... Read More



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