Jamaican Cuisine

Beyond jerk...

Thursday, October 20, 2016

A toast to a wonderful dinner — (from left) <TextBoldItalic>Cosmopolitan</TextBoldItalic> women’s magazine Beauty Editor Victoria Jowett; The Courtleigh Group of Companies Director of Projects Kate Hendrickson; 50 Connect: Over 50s Online Community Managing Director Anthony Page; The Courtleigh Group of Companies Managing Director Kevin Hendrickson; The Courtleigh Hotels Group Director of Marketing and Sales Nicola Madden-Greig; <TextBoldItalic>MSN</TextBoldItalic> freelance writer Jenn Selby; Jamaica Pegasus Director of Sales Prudence Simpson; and Jamaica Tourist Board Deputy Director of Tourism, Marketing Marcia McLaughlin; (from right) Novia McDonald-Whyte, <InfoBold>Jamaica Observer </InfoBold>Senior Associate Editor — Lifestyle and Social Content; Jamaica Tourist Board Director of Tourism Paul Pennicook; <TextBoldItalic>Amuse Magazine</TextBoldItalic> Editorial Director Stuart Brumfitt; The Courtleigh Group of Companies Director of Projects Melissa Hendrickson; Memeber of Parliament and Minister of Tourism Ed Bartlett; <TextBoldItalic>Good Things</TextBoldItalic> magazine Fashion Editor Charlotte Ellis; <InfoBold>Jamaica Observer </InfoBold>wine consultant and IT consultant Christopher Reckord; Toyota Jamaica Branch Manager Mick McGrane; and PR Consultant Michael Grande (Karl McLarty)

...was how executive chef at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel Mark Cole introduced guests on Tuesday, October 11, to the evening’s menu. The occasion was a dinner party hosted by Minister of Tourism Ed Bartlett and Kevin Hendrickson, managing director of the Courtleigh Group of Companies, at The Courtleigh Corporate Cent ...more

Gourmet goodies on wheels

Thursday, October 20, 2016

There’s nothing quite like a recce complete with good food, drinks and a great vibe. Last Friday was that kind of vibe and more as the team from Jamaica Food & Drink Festival, all set to roll out an even more fabulous second staging, afford ...more

Chef Bradley Kilgore for Jamaica Food & Drink Festival

Thursday, October 20, 2016

— at Picante, Saturday, October 29 When this Best New Chef in America, an accolade ascribed by Food & Wine Magazine, is not at the helm of his internationally acclaimed restaurant Alter in Wynwood or the culinary director for the Adrienne ...more

A Southern Style Roast

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Charlie McKenna is no neophyte when it comes to tantalising the palates with succulent cuts of pork. In fact, the ‘southerner’, who owns and operates Lillie’s Q — a restaurant in Chicago he named after his grandmother Lillie a ...more

Clinton vs Trump (Wine) Debate

Thursday, October 20, 2016

I t’s two-and-a-half weeks before the USA presidential elections and the gloves are fully off. Cable TV has been beaming US politics directly into our living rooms for years, but this year’s spectacle seems to top the entertainment charts ...more

Video - Lunch & Convo With Brian Lumley

Thursday, October 13, 2016

It’s been a while — 10 months, to be exact — since Chef Brian Lumley left our shores for Doha, Qatar. He has, during this time, been in development mode for Aspire Katara Hospitality, under whose umbrella will fall a Caribbean-theme ...more

5 Days — 8 Glorious Culinary Experiences

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Jamaica Food & Drink Festival is not only back, but based on the number of sponsors seated around the New Levels Decor summer-chic inspired tasting table inside the Rio Bueno meeting room of the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Thursday last — it ...more

Kingston 8 Acquires Its Own Cellar

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Kingston has a new spot to relax, unwind, enjoy great food and wine and yes, spirits too. Cellar 8, the brainchild of entrepreneur Wendy Facey and JN Finance’s GM Aditi Dhiman is further bolstered by marketing consultant Nasma Chin and Hillel ...more

Home Is Where the Dining Table is…

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Of course, you may not be a foodie family like us and have the need for an eating area in every section of your home, but wherever or however you choose to share your meal, make it a special time of day, when you shed all the stress of the outside wo ...more

An Affair Of The Heart

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Despite the threat of Hurricane Matthew, gourmands, fashionistas, patrons and well-wishers gathered on the lawns of Jamaica House last Friday for a worthy cause — to raise funds for the Heart Foundation of Jamaica’s mobile clinic at the 2 ...more

Wines, rum and a dash of fun to weather the storm

Thursday, October 06, 2016

There’s no disputing that hurricanes can and have been catastrophic, and having gone through many storms and hurricanes notably Allen, Gilbert, Ivan, Dennis, Emily, Wilma, Dean, Nicole, Gustav and Sandy, to name a few, the rumour mill which pre ...more

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