'Magnet-ficent' Lashes

Full, long, thick, fluttering lashes will never get old in the world of beauty. When mascara can't get the job done, artificial lashes and lash extensions compensate. Although many Under the Dryer (UTD ) readers love the volume that artificial lashes or... Read More

VIDEO: First at the Table
For the opening salvo of the three-day epicurean event mounted by Caribbean Producers Jamaica and held at Round Hill Hotel and Villas — Infiniti Indulgence — the hotel's award-winning executive chef Martin Maginley and caterer Christina Simonitsch presented...... Read More

The Great Escape
What seemed an atypical lunch date between Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) Commercial Director Rhys Campbell and Round Hill Hotel and Villas Food and Beverage Director Hillary Stewart sparked a buoyant exchange of ideas that led to the conceptual shape of an epicurean...... Read More

Piqued at Picante!
Night four of the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival, dubbed Picante, was an apt dedication to 'hot, zesty flavour', held at The Ruins, the Mona Visitors' Lodge two Fridays ago. ... Read More

The Last Hurrah!

Thursday, November, 9 2017    

All good things must, alas, come to an end! Even at the cashmere-chic Round Hill Hotel & Villas. And guests, after a six-course pairing that closed with desserts and non-stop partying till the wee hours of Sunday morning enjoyed a leisurely farewell brunch later... Read More

Laying the 'Foundation'

Tuesday, November, 7 2017    

With the theme, 'Hands and Hearts for Youth' the JCC Sameer Younis Foundation hosted black-tie guests at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, Saturday last, in support of the 36th annual Grand Charity Ball. Sporting elegant, floor-grazing hemlines and sharp tuxedos, the attendees settled in for a... Read More

Vows: Our Love Was Meant To Be

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Friday, July 7, 2017 was the day chosen by family nurse practitioner Sandra Edwards and project manager Ricardo McLean to exchange wedding vows on the lawns of Trident Castle in Port Antonio. Vows brings you the magical... Read More


Monday, November, 6 2017    

Fashion designer Rashel-Lee Smith got her baptism in fashion very early in life. “I was around three or four,' she tells All Woman Fashion (AWF). “I had tons of dolls, but dressing them up was always my favourite part.” This, along... Read More

The West India Table

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

“The interesting thing about dining in Jamaica and across the Caribbean is that across all spectrums of society — harkening back into colonialism — we consume all the same ingredients. In the past and today the method of preparation usually differed based on the... Read More

The West India Table - Part 2

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

“The Vegetables and Greens stage of the brunch was a recognition that, since the 18th century, fruits and vegetables were, and still are, consumed, grown, bartered, traded and gifted all across the island by people from all walks of life. So, whether on a plantation in the... Read More

The West India Table - Part 3

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

“Our West India Table menu was a tribute to the way meals were served and eaten in the past, whether they were simple rustic preparations or refined feasts. If you examine the history of Jamaican cuisine, you often see the pairing of salted and cured meats with simply roasted... Read More

Cocktails With... Joelle Lodenquai

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

It's a thoroughly wet Thursday evening, and at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel's Gardens, the CB Group's Jamaica Food & Drink Festival (JFDF) is not pulling the plug on the third night of its week-long culinary celebration for its event billed Crisp. The rain lets up, and the... Read More

The West India Table - Part 5

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

This year's Brunch at the Gallery experience, Sunday last, started in the form of a welcome table replete with desserts done by Jamaica Food & Drink Festival participating pātissier Nadine Hoballah-Burie. Positioned in the grand hall of the National Gallery of Jamaica and meeting the... Read More

The West India Table - Part 4

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

DESSERT COURSE: Jamaica Food & Drink Festival participating pātissier Nadine Hoballah-Burie's second act closed the festival's Brunch at the Gallery event Sunday last and with it the Rousseau sisters' retread of The Rock's culinary DNA. “The desserts that the Rousseau sisters... Read More

A Sharp End

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

No tears were shed but an admittedly confessional Jacqueline Sharp declared the occasion a truly emotional moment at the farewell reception hosted in her honour last Thursday evening inside The Venetian space at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel. The outgoing Scotiabank Jamaica President and Chief... Read More


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