SO Cocktails With... Cleopatra Deniece Patterson

Sunday, November, 10 2019    

Cleopatra Deniece Patterson Consultant Physician Anaesthetist Batchelor of Medicine, Batchelor of Surgery Doctor of Medicine in Anaesthesia and Critical Care from The University of the West Indies, Mona Read More

Tami for Chanel...

Sunday, November, 10 2019    

Our Saint belle remains a Chanel fave, and who can blame the venerable fashion house?Tami Williams for Chanel Cruise Collection 2019/2020 TopCotton PoplinColour: White  Read More


Sunday, November, 10 2019    

First & Foremost... Read More

Desk-to-Dinner looks with Dermablend and L'Oréal Paris

Saturday, November, 9 2019    

No longer compelled to choose between a career and a social life, the modern woman is confident she can have it all, and look fabulous while doing it. Achieving this, however, is no easy task, and some struggle with finding a balance between office-friendly make-up and after-work dinner glam. As... Read More

Lest We Find Gold

Friday, November, 8 2019    

Author Melanie Schwapp launched her newest novel Lest We Find Gold this past Wednesday in Jack's Hill.The event, a swanky edition of a book-club meeting, also doubled as Schwapp's birthday celebration. Read More

The Thrill of the Grill

Thursday, November, 7 2019    

T here's something hypnotic about fat dripping from meat onto blistering hot coals beneath. Read More

Chopstix... Oriental with a twist

Thursday, November, 7 2019    

It was 'mein' madness at Zen Lawns, Hope Gardens last Wednesday as Asian food lovers turned out for the Jamaica Food and Drink Festival's (JFDF's) Chopstix. The event, which presented a slew of oriental dishes “with a twist”, featured 10 chef stations had tasty treats for... Read More

Celebrating Women In Wine: Cecile Levee

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, November, 7 2019    

I t's November, and the Jamaica Observer's Salut is almost here! This year, the company celebrates wines, champagnes and spirits. For the month of November, however, we will celebrate all the fabulous women in wine. The very first on... Read More

Food Thermometer Use and Care

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, November, 7 2019    

Last week we looked at different types of thermometers used to ensure that safe food temperatures are maintained in food preparation and storage, and determined thermometers are not one-size-fits-all pieces of equipment. Now, how do we use them? Most pathogens are destroyed between 60°C... Read More

A D'vine Affair

Thursday, November, 7 2019    

T he highly anticipated Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (JFDF) wine-pairing event D'vine took place recently in the serene hills of Peter's Rock in rural St Andrew. Once again, it was a battle between delicious food and incomparable views, but as one... Read More

The Hills Were D'vine

Wednesday, November, 6 2019    

In recent years tickets for the Jamaica Food and Drink Festival's (JFDF's) wine-paired dinner event D'vine have become some of the most sought-after. This year D'vine guests returned to Peter's Rock in rural St Andrew to have their collective breath taken away by unparalleled views,... Read More

Vows - A Couple of Forevers

Monday, November, 4 2019    

Cupid let his arrow fly at a pool party attended by social worker Aiesha Jones and Jam Pro Deep Cleaning CEO Oscern Hogg in Maryland in 2016. It would be Hogg's Jamaican food, however, that sealed the deal and led to their Valentine's Day engagement two years later and subsequent... Read More

An Elite Weekend

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

Saint International marked another fabulous milestone when it hosted a historic first Jamaican visit of president of Elite North America Dejan Markovic. The trip was organised by director of Elite Miami Marcus Fonseca, who was on his second trip to the island. Saint CEO Deiwght Peters... Read More

Miss Universe Jamaica Gotham Style

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

Actor and model Hector Lincoln can now add fashion editor to his credentials. A recent request from Mark McDermoth, franchise holder for Miss Universe Jamaica, to produce a fashion editorial during the current Miss Universe Jamaica's visit to New York... Read More

Cocktails With... Alsion Marie Roach Wilson

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

Alsion Marie Roach Wilson Consul General of Jamaica to New YorkYou are in Kingston, Jamaica…To graciously accept the Order of Distinction award (OD). What's your preferred beverage? Read More


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