Just Seh Di Word: Zimi Seh Brunch

Friday, January, 11 2019    

The second iteration of Nicholas Mahfood and chef Shea Stewart's Zimi Seh Brunch occurred on Sunday, January 6 at the Hope Botanical Gardens. Hundreds of day partiers, a good number of whom were tertiary students, descended upon the Sunken Gardens to extend holiday revelry by an extra... Read More

S Hotel Delights

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

The sister property of Kingston's Spanish Court Hotel hosted a private dinner recently to preview its menu and give guests a sneak peek. S Hotel is located on Montego Bay's hip strip and is beautifully designed. The property gleams from Jimmy Cliff Boulevard and is a welcomed addition to... Read More

10 Things Food Servers Must Consider

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Food service providers often tend to ignore the activities that occur before, during and after serving customers. Handling and preparation of food are very important, but we need to ensure that precautions are taken when serving our food. This applies to both serving in large quantities... Read More

I Have All These Wines. Now What?

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

This is a typical question many persons ask after receiving wines as gifts throughout the year and particularly during the Yuletide season. I can hear my automatic response — “Just drink them!” However, wine consumption for many Jamaicans is still not a lifestyle... Read More

Marcus Samuelsson Cooks For The Rockhouse Foundation

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Marcus Samuelsson, the Ethiopian Swedish celebrity head chef of Red Rooster in Harlem, New York, was guest chef for the Skylark Negril Beach Resort dinner series at the resort's famed eatery, Miss Lily's. Read More

Fireworks on The Fairways

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

The last streaks of shimmering fireworks criss-crossing the hazy night skies signalled the drawing to an end of Frenchmen Climax held New Year's Day at the Caymanas Fairways. The annual event that attracts patrons ranging in age from 20 to 80 has remained for decades the place to convene... Read More

Auld Lang GoldenEye

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Along a quiet stretch of the Oracabessa main road, a black hand-painted sign with white, all-cap letters spelling the word “PARTY” seemed to jut out of nowhere. Read More

Indoor Orchid Care Tips

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Orchids need ample water but should be allowed to dry out some between waterings. One way to check for when it's time for watering is by poking your finger about an inch into the growing media. If it's dry, give it some water; otherwise, let it be. Indoor orchid plants also need adequate... Read More

Breakfast at Sunrise

Friday, January, 4 2019    

On New Year's morning, while the rest of The Rock slept off New Year's Eve revelry, the sunnation Sunrise Breakfast Party broke dawn at the 2019 iteration of its annual breakfast party series. No one, including Friday Social, anticipated the turnout — hundreds of locals, overseas... Read More

The Versatility of Rum

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

It was truly a journey of flavour when Hampden Estate hosted an “Evening of Rum” at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel recently, which included a lesson in the art of cocktail making, rum and food pairing with visiting bartender/mixologist Chelsea Barrett. It was certainly a... Read More

All Things Sparkling

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Happy New Year! What an exciting and appropriate time to talk/drink/write Champagne or as a matter a fact, just anything sparkling. When I hear the word sparkling, I immediately think of something shiny and new, and toasts to new beginnings. Many of you ushered in 2019 with this magical... Read More

Food Safety Areas Often Neglected

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

While having a recent conversation with a friend of mine who was down with the flu, she told me that she had tissue, hand sanitiser and a garbage bag by her bed and was thinking about the amount of germs on her sanitiser bottle. Her exact words: “Who sanitises a sanitiser bottle?... Read More

Too Legit to Quit!

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Carb lovers, rejoice! There's a new bakery in the Devon House courtyard: DHB Too. This little sister to Devon House Bakery (DHB) specialises in international treats, and coming soon is an array of pot pies, lasagne and macaroni and cheese dishes. Opened for just under a month, the cosy... Read More


Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Thursday Food welcomes new contributor Debbian Spence Minott who will be sharing beverage news in addition to our regular At the Wine Rack columnist Christopher Reckord Read More

Lawrence Lewis Lovin'

Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

“This is how you throw a wedding!” remarked a guest alighting a shuttle which brought guests to the Admiral's Mountain Great House in Cooper's Hill to witness medical doctor and Miss Jamaica World 2006 Sara Grace Lawrence wed Jamaica Defence Force military pilot Major Noel... Read More


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