Lifestyle

Social: With Honours

Friday, September, 22 2017    

Four decades in, and the Darlene Jones-led Jamaica Institute of Financial Services (JIFS) which continues its mandate of providing professional development for persons working within the banking sector, rolled out the proverbial red carpet on Wednesday evening to bestow six individuals... Read More

Kitchen Talk With Chef Theo Smith

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Thursday Food is in the kitchen today with Chef Theo Smith, the owner and catering executive of Great House Caterers Ltd. The Branson Centre Official entrepreneur and recipient of the 2013 Prime Minister National Youth Award of Excellence in Entrepreneurship was recently... Read More

Gordon & Jing Usher In Design Week JA

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

The buzz surrounding Design Week JA — the latest initiative by the Jamaica Observer to spotlight the lifestyle industries — spilt over onto the plate Tuesday morning at the newspaper's Beechwood Avenue HQ for a brunch catered by Whip It Up front woman Celeste Gordon and pâtissier... Read More

A Peek Inside the Pier 1 pot

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Thursday Food is extending the 30th anniversary celebrations of MoBay's iconic food and entertainment establishment Pier 1, and a reacquaintance with Seafood Sundays recently checked all the boxes. It's still hard to believe, as we enjoy the relaxing sea breeze, that this spot is less... Read More

Raising A Toast with Sean Gonzales

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, September, 21 2017    

There are those who do it with much fanfare and then there are those who simply get on with it. Entrepreneur Sean Gonzales is one who gets on with it. He's a quiet, but major force in the culinary industry as a bar staff service provider, restaurateur and wine bar operator. Read More

Design Time for Observer

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

The Jamaica Observer has sought to build out yet another niche in need of closer attention: the built environment and the associated realms of interior and product design. Read More

Directory Assistance Part 3

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

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Directory Assistance

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

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My Kingston — WAYNE SUTHERLAND

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

WAYNE SUTHERLAND Venture capitalist & director, JMMB Group, Trinidad & TobagoWhat are your earliest memories of Kingston? Read More

Cocktails With — Alexcia Gray

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

We play catch-up with Alexcia Gray at The Wine Shop over a glass of Bakanal by EVOI. The far-from-traditional fabella, who started her career as a mathematics teacher at Vauxhall High School before moving on to the Jamaica Environmental & Management Services and... Read More

Directory Assistance Part 1

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

 KINGSTON, the Rock's bustling capital, marks 145 years as the cultural and social epicentre of our fair isle. Naturally with such vast responsibilities, the metropolitan space is rife for city slickers to tailor their lifestyle to its fast pace, while vacationers and business travellers are... Read More

SO Dear Orchid Doc — September 17

Betty Ashley | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

 Dear Orchid Doc: Dear Orchid Doc: I would love to get some information on Osmocote fertiliser. What can I use it on, and does it make sense to put it on vandas in the garden?   Read More

Chabad Kosher Hot Spot — Goodness, Kindness & Food

Thursday, September, 14 2017    

Thursday Food constantly scours the culinary landscape for what's new, different and intriguing. Well, we spotted a little nugget in the making on Montego Bay's Hip Strip (Gloucester Ave); a sign advertised that kosher food would soon be available at that spot. We... Read More

The Jamaica Food & Drink Festival Is Back For A Third Helping

Thursday, September, 14 2017    

Due an anticipated return to the capital's culinary calendar next month, the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival was launched Tuesday evening on the picturesque waterfront of downtown Kingston at Victoria Pier at businessman Andrew Azar's soon-to-open three-level dining... Read More

Wine Chat with Nesha Smith of Jamaica Liquor Warehouse

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, September, 14 2017    

Coming up to the first anniversary of The Jamaica Liquor Warehouse, which opened with great fanfare in November 2016, I am finally able to sit down with Managing Director Nesha Smith.  Read More



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