'Gathered Here'

Intimate groups of diners dotted the rustic-industrial space of 18 Ballater Avenue, the location for Kayter Pop-Up Gourmet Kitchen, helmed by Tooksie Kay Catering chef/caterer Alexa Von Strolley, last Friday. The Let's Gather farm-to-table tasting menu was presented by... Read More

Banfi & PierLuigi at Toscanini

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

I was reminded during a recent trip to Italy of how patriotic people were in their wine selections. It's elementary, really: you live in Tuscany, you mainly drink wines from Tuscany. When a wine producer from Tuscany wants to host an Italian wine dinner in Jamaica the venue list... Read More

A True Love Story

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Jamaica Observer Limited photographer Antonio Graham and NCU graduate with a bachelor's degree in psychology Tiffany Taffe are still on cloud nine after tying the knot on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the Sunken Gardens, Hope Gardens. ... Read More

IGO You Go

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

It was probably fitting that this quote was inscribed on the menu of my Norwegian Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale to Oslo, as I was about to spend seven days with complete strangers in an environment that not only challenged us mentally but physically. What better way to... Read More

Komodo — an elevated dining experience

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Located in Brickell, Miami's financial district, Asian restaurant Komodo is impressive on all of its three levels.Securing a table for 10 takes a little juggling, but soon we are comfortably seated and ordering cocktails. Our host's menu... Read More


Sunday, May, 21 2017    

It's a head-turning moment as Zoleka Mandela pops into the lobby of the Spanish Court Hotel. Beautifully outfitted in an African-inspired ensemble, her presence is both commanding and regal, and it's little wonder people are stealing furtive glances. Granddaughter of late human... Read More


Sunday, May, 21 2017    

 What would be your recommended weekend itinerary for a first-time visitor to Kingston?Head straight to Gloria's from the airport for lunch. I always encourage a trip downtown, even if it is simply to observe the people, because that... Read More

JNSBL Barber and Beauty Battle Part 2

Saturday, May, 20 2017    

Your Under the Dryer team shares more of the outstanding talent and creativity that were on display at the National Arena when the JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) Barber and Beauty Battle took centre stage on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Read More

Nothing But The Best For LC's Mum

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

The Best Dressed Chicken Instagram and Facebook pages were abuzz on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017, as Chef Jacqui Tyson took over the kitchen of educator Nicole McLaren-Campbell and her husband dancehall... Read More

VIDEO: Next In Line

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

 'A Taste of Things to Come' menu unfolded Tuesday at the Spanish Court Hotel's Valenica Room as the Best Dressed Chicken reintroduced its salad line to a table of Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards judges and its chair Novia McDonald-Whyte. Expanded from... Read More

Savouring Francis Ford Coppola Wines

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, May, 18 2017    

You might recognise the name Francis Coppola as the famed five-time Oscar-winning film director, producer, and screenwriter behind blockbusters like Patton, The Godfather, Apocalypse Now and Bram Stoker 's... Read More

Mother's Day

Wednesday, May, 17 2017    

The cashmere-chic Round Hill Hotel & Villas paired with exquisite wine purveyor Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) to host a delightful treat for moms on Mother's Day last Sunday.The Mother's Day Sparkling Wines Lunch is enjoying its second... Read More




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