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Shine On UTD

Don't forget to pay your light bill, ladies and gents, because this summertime shimmer trend is high voltage! From highlighted cheekbones, to golden eyeshadows, this trend will have you shining brighter than any diamond. Under the Dryer caught up with... Read More

Flavour-Filled Dumplings Dumplings
“ Have you checked out the Dumpling Shack?” was the emphatic appeal of Table Talk Food Awards judge Nevada Powe. “It's worth jumping off the highway to taste their empanada-inspired salt fish dumplings for breakfast,” he...... Read More

Hungry for Hungry D's
Hungry D's Restaurant in Montego Bay was conceptualised to deliver Jamaican comfort food, cooked with fresh, local produce and providing a better balance than the basic rice and meat eatery.... Read More

Von 'Strolley'-ing
The 2017 National Farm Queen contestants broke bread with a number of successful women in agriculture during a recent brunch, aptly called Winning Women in Agriculture brunch, and hosted by title sponsors Nutramix. Chef-de-cuisine was Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food...... Read More

Herbaceous! The Best Dressed Chicken and Herbs for the Win!

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

Perhaps there is no better match for chicken than herbs, and thanks to The Best Dressed Chicken's go-to chef, Michele Williams, we have four easy dinners that soar with fresh thyme, oregano, basil and rosemary. “Fresh herbs add a whole other level of flavour and verve to your... Read More

Summer Wine Cocktails - try a Frosé or a Poptail

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, August, 17 2017    

River trips, beach moves and pool parties are a few of the hallmarks of summertime. For those fortunate enough to call Jamaica and other Caribbean islands home, it's year-round island life fun. Whenever lists are made and distributed, the wine-related drinks usually fall to me. As the... Read More

Vows: Love's Eternal Flame

Monday, August, 14 2017    

Friday, July 14, 2017 will be etched forever in the memories of Alesia Moore, customer service manager at Southwest Airlines, and Artis Johnson, ramp and operations manager also at Southwest. On that special day the two were joined in holy matrimony at the Frank Warren Chapel at Sandals... Read More

Here's To 'Weekend'...

Sunday, August, 13 2017    

The trio of fêtes Forever Beach, Chill — though an established brand, but now a roster newbie — and Soirée, weren't the only things on the annual SPF Weekend ticket last Independence weekend. From Friday through Sunday, inclement weather left the party series' organisers and... Read More

COCKTAILS WITH…

Sunday, August, 13 2017    

Miss Universe Jamaica 2016 first runner-up Krystal Pitt was the female face of this year's SPF Weekend party series, held in the resort playground of Ocho Rios over the Independence holiday. The in-demand model and Florida resident flawlessly shook off a thunderstorm at the Forever Beach... Read More

MY OCHO RIOS - Adam McGraham

Sunday, August, 13 2017    

What is your earliest memory of Ocho Rios?Climbing the Dunn's River Falls. What's the most memorable meal you've enjoyed in Ocho Rios?Jerk pork at Scotchies. What would you do if you were mayor of Ocho Rios for a day? Read More

The Matter At Hand

Saturday, August, 12 2017    

Jamaican women may well like to joke around, but it's a known fact that they do not play when it comes to their nails. With such a serious matter at hand (quite literally) we spoke with nail technician Claudia Edwards at Salon Bliss about the trending styles she's been seeing this... Read More

Demonstrative Moves at the COURTYARD Marriott

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

Perhaps in a bid to encourage more flair in domestic kitchens, but definitely to demonstrate the culinary prowess of the COURTYARD Marriott; Executive Chef Coatiest Gabbidon invited Thursday Food and an intimate circle of foodies to a cooking demo and three-course dinner christened 'At... Read More

Sides Of 'Jamaican-ness'

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

The Boardwalk Village occupies prime space on Negril's beautiful seven mile stretch of white sand beaches, but the charm of this spot is really its taste of Jamaican rural life complete with fruit trees, 'rivers', banana suckers and thatched roofs. Read More

Jamaica Tourist Board Transforms Boisdale at Canary Wharf into Jamaica Garden Terrace

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

The terrace at Boisdale Canary Wharf has been transformed into a Jamaica getaway, with a vibrant Jamaican theme creating an inviting spectacle for diners and passersby. Boisdale, a popular Scottish restaurant, has added pizzazz to its menu offerings with the inclusion of Jamaican... Read More

Savouring Rosé

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, August, 10 2017    

Marketing and events coordinator Shannon McClure, in association with wine importer Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ), hosted yet another impressive wine-tasting event. The focus this time was on rosé wines. Read More



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