AW Fashion: The Final Analysis

Career fashion designer aspirants Aljodhi Robins, Tka Walters, Schenika Lewis, Iouka Hyde and Donald Mirander — all final-year students in the Faculty of Education and Liberal Arts at the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica — presented five individual summer... Read More

'Gathered Here'

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Intimate groups of diners dotted the rustic-industrial space of 18 Ballater Avenue, the location for Kayter Pop-Up Gourmet Kitchen, helmed by Tooksie Kay Catering chef/caterer Alexa Von Strolley, last Friday. The Let's Gather farm-to-table tasting menu was presented by... Read More

Around The Table, With Sides

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Lunch was served for 20 at Upper Manor Park wine bar and bistro Cellar 8 last Thursday afternoon, a deliciously entertaining affair hosted by Seprod Chief Executive Officer Richard Pandohie, for a group of the island's chefs/ caterers.The meal... Read More

Thinking Out Loud

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

There was much to digest and copious servings of food for thought inside the fully subscribed space of the Spanish Court Hotel's Worthington extension for this year's staging of the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards Foodie Seminar, last Wednesday. Read More


Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Come celebrate with Karl Isles Hart, culinary artiste extraordinaire — 34 years chef/patron — The Pantry and 50 years of stirring the pot this evening at the 19th staging of the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards Read More

Banfi & PierLuigi at Toscanini

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

I was reminded during a recent trip to Italy of how patriotic people were in their wine selections. It's elementary, really: you live in Tuscany, you mainly drink wines from Tuscany. When a wine producer from Tuscany wants to host an Italian wine dinner in Jamaica the venue list... Read More

A True Love Story

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Jamaica Observer Limited photographer Antonio Graham and NCU graduate with a bachelor's degree in psychology Tiffany Taffe are still on cloud nine after tying the knot on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the Sunken Gardens, Hope Gardens. ... Read More

IGO You Go

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

It was probably fitting that this quote was inscribed on the menu of my Norwegian Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale to Oslo, as I was about to spend seven days with complete strangers in an environment that not only challenged us mentally but physically. What better way to... Read More

Komodo — an elevated dining experience

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Located in Brickell, Miami's financial district, Asian restaurant Komodo is impressive on all of its three levels.Securing a table for 10 takes a little juggling, but soon we are comfortably seated and ordering cocktails. Our host's menu... Read More


Sunday, May, 21 2017    

It's a head-turning moment as Zoleka Mandela pops into the lobby of the Spanish Court Hotel. Beautifully outfitted in an African-inspired ensemble, her presence is both commanding and regal, and it's little wonder people are stealing furtive glances. Granddaughter of late human... Read More


Sunday, May, 21 2017    

 What would be your recommended weekend itinerary for a first-time visitor to Kingston?Head straight to Gloria's from the airport for lunch. I always encourage a trip downtown, even if it is simply to observe the people, because that... Read More

JNSBL Barber and Beauty Battle Part 2

Saturday, May, 20 2017    

Your Under the Dryer team shares more of the outstanding talent and creativity that were on display at the National Arena when the JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) Barber and Beauty Battle took centre stage on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Read More




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