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Spice Island Beach Resort: A stylish reawakening

Sunday, March, 1 2020    

First Published: September 7, 2008†“My vision was to meld poetry and modernity into a resort that would perfectly blend into its environment, and still offer all the luxuries you would expect from one of the world's finest resorts.” Read More

Trinidad Vale Vibe Breakfast Party

Saturday, February, 29 2020    

A staple on the Trinidad Carnival calendar, Vale Vibe did not disappoint this year. Pulling its usual large crowd, the breakfast fÍte treated patrons to inclusive Champagne, an endless breakfast buffet and soca selections by DJ Private Ryan and Celebrity DJ Duchess. Read More

More Goodness! GREENS PLEASE!

Saturday, February, 29 2020    

The healthy food clan was out in their numbers last Tuesday to celebrate the launch of organic farmer and food stylist Donna Noble and her photographer daughter Robyn's cookbook, My Goodness! Greens. The book, a collection of whole food salads and... Read More

AFUWI Celebrates Excellence at The Pierre

Saturday, February, 29 2020    

The iconic Pierre Hotel in Manhattan, New York, came alive with Caribbean rhythms on February 19, 2020, as the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) hosted its 23rd annual awards gala. Read More

My Goodness! Greens

Friday, February, 28 2020    

Friends revealed Tuesday evening that they have been pushing Donna Noble to publish a cookbook ever since she started her organic farm in the Blue Mountains many years ago. The Happy Gate Farm, which served as inspiration for Noble's recipes, was the only certified organic vegetable farm... Read More

Lenten (Lighten) up your Chicken

Thursday, February, 27 2020    

The start of Lent brings a rethink of the way we eat. We want to go lighter, perhaps even less indulgent, but there is no reason to give up on flavour. Here escoveitch adds a sprightly zip to fried chicken made so much lighter by oven baking; quinoa is a hearty accompaniment to lean... Read More

Easy, delicious kebabs

Thursday, February, 27 2020    

Let's face it, kebabs are delicious and easy to prepare. Layers of juicy, tender pieces of flavourful marinated meat interspersed with colourful tender veggies is a meal the whole family can agree on! Yes, the traditional meat on stick recipes are tried and true, but take things to... Read More

Enjoying Seafood Safely During Lent

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, February, 27 2020    

Lent, for some, traditionally the time for the observation and celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus. This period begins on Ash Wednesday and concludes six weeks later on Easter Sunday. Many use this time to abstain from something, usually meat, and consume fish or shellfish... Read More

A Lesson In Vegan At Veggie Campus

Thursday, February, 27 2020    

“You don't even miss the meat.” These words from attorney-at-law Michael Deans as he described the vegan fare at Veggie Campus. For years proprietor Brent Blair has been delivering vegan soul food, which he describes as “a mix of Jamaican and internationally inspired... Read More

Rum and Ready

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, February, 27 2020    

The second staging of the Jamaica Rum Festival led by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and Appleton Estate rum is fast approaching. By all accounts the first staging was impactful and successful, and this year we expect nothing less. Word has it that new labels of rums will be released... Read More

From Kamila's Kitchen

Thursday, February, 27 2020    

When the invitation for the “untraditional” launch for Krystal Chong's Anxiety Schmanxiety arrived, Thursday Food couldn't help but notice the promise of a vegan meal prepared by health/fitness coach and vegan cookbook author Kamila... Read More

The Shana Cole Collection

Tuesday, February, 25 2020    

Part of a beauty store's allure is its aesthetic. Its with this premise in mind that The Shana Cole Collection principal Sushana Cole designed her new beauty boutique. The shop is now the exclusive retailer for The Shana Cole Collection, a selection of make-up products for the eyes, brows, lips,... Read More

Mon – Fri with Flirt Boutique

Tuesday, February, 25 2020    

The road to stylish and sophisticated officewear can be tough to navigate. Luckily, style maven Jennifer Azan over at Flirt Boutique is aiming to make the task less stressful with ultra-chic looks that will make Mondays more manageable and Fridays even more fab! The store, which... Read More

A Timeless Love Affair A Timeless Love Affair

Tuesday, February, 25 2020    

Love happens when you least suspect! It certainly did for Kimberly Hoffman, registered physiotherapist at Body Forte Limited, and detective constable Samuel Reid of the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) at Spanish Town Police Station. Read More

SO2 — Saint's Barbra-Lee

Sunday, February, 23 2020    

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