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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

My Kingston - Omari Wright

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

What are your earliest memories of Kingston?Going upstairs to the now-defunct waving gallery at the Norman Manley International Airport, watching planes arrive and depart, and seeing the arrival of visitors to our beautiful country.  Read More

The West India Table - Part 6

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

Protein and Produce: “This is the essence of how we eat here, where we combine some sort of protein with starch. You know it's always roast chicken and rice and peas or more in the colonial traditions of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding or roast lamb with potatoes, so this section... Read More

Gardening - November 5

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

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LEEBIE'S HENNA

Saturday, November, 4 2017    

Mehndi or Mehendi is a form of body art that can be traced to ancient India, in which decorative designs are created on a person's body using a paste created from the powdered dry leaves of the henna plant. Locally, henna is primarily used as a means of cultural expression for religious... Read More

This Brittle Piggy

Thursday, November, 2 2017    

Who doesn't love pork? In particular, a crispy, chewy, succulent cut. On Saturday, October 21, pork lovers and food enthusiasts alike flocked Palm Drive at Hope Gardens to chow down on 'Everything Swine'. Pork Palooza, which represented the first event for the 2017 staging of the Jamaica... Read More

My JFDF Preferred Pours

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, November, 2 2017    

If the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival (JFDF) continues to raise the bar as it did with its 2017 event last week, it will certainly help to position Jamaica as a global gastronomy destination. Read More

Vows: We Found Love

Monday, October, 30 2017    

Saturday, October 7, 2017 will be forever etched in the memories of Chelsea Martin, sales manager, Corporate Interiors International, and Sheldon Cohen, Red Stripe (part of the Heineken Group) supply operator. It was on this day that the two were joined in holy matrimony at the Grand... Read More

AW Fashion: Karmen's Kollection

Monday, October, 30 2017    

Every city has one. A location that is known to just enough to ensure continuity, but exclusive enough for those in the know to exchange nonchalant looks when complimented on an outfit. Read More

It's 'Vintage'

Sunday, October, 29 2017    

Above The Rock's rainy capital Thursday last, a winding driveway led a motorised convoy up to Jack's Hill residence The Manor, the venue once more for Vintage, the annual multi-course dinner party of the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival. From this unplanned caravan alighted valued... Read More

COCKTAILS With — Lebawit Lily Girma

Sunday, October, 29 2017    

Lebawit Lily Girma, the award-winning travel writer, attorney and photographer who specialises in the Caribbean region, knows how to stop a room — effortlessly! Girma is as accomplished as she is stunning, having contributed to CNN, AFAR, BBC, Delta Sky... Read More



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