Jamaican Cuisine

Thai Sushi, Anyone?

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mystic roll with salmon, truffle oil, escallion and avocado. (ACEION CUNNINGHAM)

In Japanese culture sushi is considered an art form because its appearance is just as important as its taste. True sushi lovers are always on the lookout for great-tasting sushi but also enjoy the craftsmanship that goes into constructing this delicacy. Mystic Thai piqued our curiousity as on our last visit we were inv ...more

Chefs to Watch for 2017 - Hedonism II, Negril

Thursday, February 16, 2017

highlights five more chefs who are charged with introducing visitors and locals alike to the best culinary offerings in Jamaica. This week’s featured chefs are from Hedonism II, Negril Davey Thomas Lead cook, Pastafari Italian Restaurant, He ...more

A ‘Pop Up’ Culinary Adventure

Thursday, February 16, 2017

One week after Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards 2015 Caterer of the Year Alexa Von Strolley gave Kingston its latest culinary destination, she, along with eight of her culinary peers, cooked up a storm at Kayter Pop-Up Gourmet Kitchen located ...more

A Tasty Debut

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A look at the menu at Debut Brick Oven Pizza Restaurant immediately gives the feeling that you are about to experience a culinary journey. Menu options certainly draw from different parts of the world. These include Indian chicken tikka, Lebanese chi ...more

Chill the wine, Not The Glass

Thursday, February 16, 2017

This continues to be a sore topic for many wine consumers. Thrice last week I had to endure ‘hot’ wine. When one bartender even offered me ice for my wine, I thought to myself: “Haven’t we been preaching this enough?” C ...more

A ‘Pop’ of Flavour

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Alexa Von Strolley has given Kingston its newest culinary destination. The Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards 2015 co-recipient of Caterer of the Year fulfilled a vision board checklist item, last weekend, with the launch of her Kayter Pop-Up Ki ...more

Campari, Take 5! - Part 2

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Thursday Life concludes its Campari Red Diaries — every cocktail tells a story — 12 Cocktails reveal captured brilliantly by acclaimed Argentinian photographer Ale Burset and directed by Ivan Olita. A Hora Incomparavel Fabio La Pietra ...more

Red Stripe Launches Cans Of Flavoured Beer

Thursday, February 09, 2017

What’s sleek, slips perfectly in your handbag and looks elegant in your hand? Red Stripe Sorrel and Lemon Paradise, that’s what! We’ve not seen the cans front-row fashion week yet, but we will be on the lookout! Until then enjoy t ...more

Café Mocha, Not Your Ordinary Coffee Shop

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Café Mocha sounds like just a coffee shop, right? Well, it’s not! This eatery serves a mean escoveitch fish (yes, you read right, escoveitch fish). While it does serve a wide variety of coffee offerings, the food complement does not rev ...more

All the way from Lodi — Michael David Winery

Thursday, February 09, 2017

The very first time I paid attention to the Lodi region, located in the Central Valley of California, east of San Francisco Bay, was when they had a trade tasting at a Society of Wine Educators event that I attended several years ago in Oregon. Zinfa ...more

Chefs to watch for 2017 - Montego Bay Convention Centre 

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Thursday Food highlights five more chefs who are charged with introducing visitors and locals alike to the best culinary offerings in Jamaica. This week’s featured chefs are from the Montego Bay Convention Centre Randie Anderson Executive Ch ...more

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