SO Gardening - Fun Facts About Orchids

Sunday, June, 9 2019    

Unlike other plants and animals, orchids can produce hybrids between species, and also between related genera. This permits a mind-boggling number of hybrids, and is the reason for the very complex names given to most orchids. Read More


Saturday, June, 8 2019    

Like the fairy tale of Rapunzel letting her hair down, Rupunzel's Hair Boutique also allows women to let their hair down with trendy and fashionable wigs. Read More

21 Reasons To Imbibe — Part 3

Friday, June, 7 2019    

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Best New Restaurant: Summerhouse at the Liguanea Club

Thursday, June, 6 2019    

We are deeply honoured to receive the award for Best New Restaurant at the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards 2019. Incidentally, this week marks the first anniversary of Summerhouse at the Liguanea Club. We opened in a whirlwind of activity last... Read More

And Then There was One Congrats, Trevor Luke!

Thursday, June, 6 2019    

Last Thursday, anxiety ran high among the 11 finalists for the first-ever Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards Bartender of the Year designation, as we were all eager to learn who made the top five. The nerves were soon calmed, at least for some,... Read More

Christina Simonitsch: Outstanding Caterer of The Year & Recipient of The Enterprise Award

Thursday, June, 6 2019    

To say I'm feeling grateful is an understatement. Winning Caterer of the Year & The Enterprise awards is truly humbling. Every day I do what I love and I am so happy that others enjoy it as well. This year I got to work for GH Mumm and pair a few dishes with the Champagne, like the... Read More

The Leading Lady In Rum Award: Master Blender — Joy Spence

Thursday, June, 6 2019    

It was an honour to be awarded by the Jamaica Observer and a privilege to be recognised for my passion for premium Jamaican rums at an event that highlights the best in Jamaican culinary experiences. Read More

Food Safety Modernisation Act: A Few Things You Need To Know

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, June, 6 2019    

The United States represents 42 per cent of Jamaican exports, and with the increase in production of food being exported, it is mandatory that all food manufacturers and retailers comply with the United States FDA Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA). This mandates that foods imported... Read More

Christelle Harris — Leading Lady in Rum Award

Thursday, June, 6 2019    

What an exceptional honour it was to receive the award for Leading Lady in Rum at the 21st annual Food Awards, presented by the Jamaica Observer . I always explain that when I travel for work, I am a Jamaican rum ambassador first, and... Read More

Stush Sushi Rolls

Thursday, June, 6 2019    

The 21st staging of the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards, the Caribbean's premier food event, took place last week Thursday at Devon House. A smashing success, it was attended by some 2,000 patrons with fare from 70 booths from which to taste, eat, drink and applaud. This they did... Read More

Table Talk Comes Of Age

Wednesday, June, 5 2019    

The Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards celebrated its 21st staging at the nation's first Gastronomy Centre, Devon House, last Thursday, with 70 spectacular booths from which to Eat, Drink & Applaud.Wednesday Social shares more highlights. Read More

21 Years of Table Talk

Tuesday, June, 4 2019    

The 21st staging of the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards proved to be a spectacular affair that is still being discussed across the length and breadth of Jamaica.Tuesday Social shares highlights. Read More

Vows - I Choose You

Monday, June, 3 2019    

There was nothing extraordinary about their initial encounter, or so it appeared, when entrepreneur Gavin Moore met freelance fashion model Chrissie Dennis, 10 years ago, at his friend Jordan Wynter's home. Facebook would become their means of staying... Read More

Chelsea flower Show 2019: Top Garden Trends

Sunday, June, 2 2019    

SO Gardening highlights some of the top gardening trends from the recently held Chelsea Royal Horticultural Show. From embracing buttercups to candy-coloured planting, here are a few highlights. Log On Read More

And The Winners Are...

Sunday, June, 2 2019    

Forty-one awards in 23 categories were handed out last Thursday evening at the 21st staging of the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards held at the nation's first Gastronomy Centre, Devon House. The glittering award ceremony styled by Main Event, MStyle XP and Ann Marie Wyss for Every... Read More


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