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The Dish...When Giving Up Is Not Enough

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

In the foyer of her eponymous restaurant, there are a couple of photos of Sonia Thomas with famous people. Here she is with Usain Bolt; there with Ben E King. Yes, the Ben E King, singer of Stand by Me . She declares... Read More

Cocktail City

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

We are back with the third edition of Cocktail City. On Sunday, February 24, 2019, World Bartender Day was celebrated and of course Jamaica joined in the festivities. The World Bartender Day is the celebrated anniversary of the International Bartenders Association, which was formed in... Read More

Fresh Fish for Lent at Butcher Block

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

It's not at all uncommon for a quality butcher shop to sell fish, and for Lent, master meat crafter Gregory Burrowes will also wear his master fishmonger hat. If you're a lover of seafood your family-friendly butcher stocks salmon, sea bass, oysters, mussels, crab, scallops, lobster and... Read More

Down The Rabbit Hole (Part 2)

Wednesday, March, 6 2019    

Last Thursday, the Friends of the Bustamante Hospital for Children (FBHC), under the distinguished patronage of Lady Allen, wife of the Governor General Sir Patrick Allen, and the creative hands of Michelle Simone Clarke, delivered a marvellous night of entertainment on the Banyon Lawns... Read More

Wake Up And Smell The Coffee!

Wednesday, March, 6 2019    

Last Saturday, coffee enthusiasts experienced an adrenaline rush when they ventured to Newcastle, Blue Mountains, for day two of the second iteration of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival. The Jamaica Tourist Board delivered three days of Jamaican fare, art, entertainment and... Read More

Cards For Charity

Monday, March, 4 2019    

Under the distinguished patronage of Lady Allen, wife of the governor general, Adventures in Wonderland, a charity event in aid of the Friends of the Bustamante Hospital for Children (FBHC), enchanted many on the Banyan Lawn of King's House last Thursday evening. A silent auction,... Read More

An Insider's Guide Carnival Guide Carnival Guide

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Ahead of the big, bad party SO offers a primer for the uninitiated.What is the historical reference for Carnival? Read More

On di Road with Moko Somõkõw

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Trinidad Carnival habitués from The Rock are now settled in the twin-island republic for the annual celebration. c ome Tuesday, the streets of Port of Spain will be blanketed with muscular frames and lithe bodies of revellers who have spent months in... Read More

Cocktails With — Jeanie Grant

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Jeanie Grant is the bar manager at Pagan Idol tiki bar in San Francisco and the 2018 Tikitender champion. She won the competition using a secret weapon — Rum Fire overproof rum. Her prize included a trip to Jamaica and she took her first trip to The Rock last month. During her... Read More

Spider-Man's Rock Roots

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Guess what! Twenty-three-year-old American actor and rapper Shameik Moore, more popularly recognised for his role as Curtis “Shaolin Fantastic” in the Netflix hit The Get Down and who was... Read More

My Kingston Nicholas Feris — Sunday, March 3

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

DR NICHOLAS FERISPharmacist & North American Importer of Rum Fire When did you first visit Kingston?July 2016.  Read More

An Emotional Farewell

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

SO contributor Jordan Anderson reports from the Fendi show at Milan Fashion Week where Karl Lagerfeld's final collection was revealed... Read More

A Hearty Lasagne

Thursday, February, 28 2019    

The perfect lasagne starts with quality meat and at Butcher Block Gourmet Store the ground beef is created from a combination of top-quality chuck steak, sirloin and top-butt. The type of meat requires careful consideration — too lean and you'll get dry and chewy globs; too fatty... Read More

The Dish... It Starts With Love

Thursday, February, 28 2019    

On any given weekday Lorna's Catering has Kingston on lockdown. You can tell by the line of traffic snaking through the gates of the brightly painted eatery. You can also tell by the number of famous people who'll be waiting to place orders, along with hundreds of office workers,... Read More

Wining Out at the Regency

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, February, 28 2019    

All wine lovers embark on the same path: to be seduced by wine. Something captures our imagination: the colours, the aromas, or the textured taste of the wine lingering on the palate. To some it feels like magic, to others it is an experience worthy of repeating over and over. Read More



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