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Rashers & Links: Breakfast Meat-Inspired Dinners

Bacon and sausage are budget-friendly ingredients whose usefulness and versatility go beyond the breakfast plate. Whether you prefer streaky or smoked bacon, chorizo, Italian, or bratwurst sausages, these go-to breakfast meats can imbue tonnes of flavour and can gussy... Read More

Celebrate Love with CPJ Wines
What the world really needs is more love and more glasses of wine. As we continue our countdown to the most romantic time of year, Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited's (CPJ) Wines division shares with us how we can add a little magic to our love day plans. This week,...... Read More

2020 Food Trends We Love
Brown stew rules... Read More

Bringing the Steak House Home
There are times when it seems that the food industry has replaced fashion with the number of trends that it produces annually. Remember rainbow bagels and gourmet fusion hot dogs? Amid a myriad of changes and fads, one particular concept has stood the test of time — the steak...... Read More

Food Handler's Permit: Why Do I Need One? How Do I Get One?

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, January, 16 2020    

Regulations under section 14 of the Public Health Act; The Public Health Food Handling Regulation 1998, Section 26 state that “no person, including an operator, shall be employed in, or assist in, a food-handling establishment unless he is the holder of a food handler's employing... Read More

Wine Down to Valentine's — Betco Premier Limited

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, January, 16 2020    

Valentine's Day is the next big commercial celebratory season, and undoubtedly wines and Champagne will play a major role. Read More

Happy Veganuary!

Thursday, January, 16 2020    

Happy Veganuary! January is a time that many people try out veganism for the first time. If you're interested in incorporating more vegan dishes into your meals, here are three delicious and simple recipes with easy-to-find ingredients. Read More

Fyah at Zack's Smoke House

Thursday, January, 16 2020    

Award-winning restaurateurs Lisa and Kirk Chin (Fromage Bistro and Cafe Dolce) are at it again with a new restaurant concept that is as classic as it's trendy. Cue: barbecue joint Zack's Smoke Shack located in Market Place. Read More

'Thai'd' Up with Josh Cellars & Mystic Thai

Thursday, January, 9 2020    

Kareena Mahbubani has unlocked the mysteries of being a successful restaurateur. The principal of Mystic Thai and Mystic India in Montego Bay, Mahbubani has a loyal following that has been amassed because of her attentiveness, restaurants' exceptional service, delicious dishes, and... Read More

Making Ends 'Meat' In The New Year

Thursday, January, 9 2020    

After the intensity (and overindulgence) of the holidays, our stomachs and wallets wouldn't mind a little respite. In addition to new school terms, fiscal quarters and New Year's resolutions, eating well in January doesn't have to be bland, overthought or expensive. Here are a few... Read More

British Airways Invests In Brand-New Catering On Gatwick Flights

Thursday, January, 9 2020    

British Airways has made a multimillion-pound investment in its catering on flights from London Gatwick, with reimagined and improved food across its short- and long-haul cabins. Read More

Cannonball Café Launches Vegan Menu

Thursday, January, 9 2020    

Cannonball Café principals Karen Matalon, Laura Matalon-Chandley and her husband Ian Chandley have added vegan menu offerings in all four locations: Loshusan, Sovereign North, Manor Park and New Kingston. Read More

Bar None Turns 1!

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, January, 9 2020    

It's official. Bar None celebrates its first year! We have covered so many areas, from the basics and business of wine, beer, the seven spirits, mixology to the celebration of our bartending community. We reminded readers of the importance of drinking and serving responsibly, explored... Read More

Marcus Samuelsson for The Rockhouse Foundation

Thursday, January, 9 2020    

What would you say Ethiopia and Jamaica have in common? A whole lot more after Sunday, December 29 when Ethiopian-born chef Marcus Samuelsson hosted an Ethopian-Jamaican fusion four-course meal for the annual Rockhouse Foundation's Benefit Dinner! The dinner took place at the iconic Miss... Read More

Best Dressed Chicken's 2020 Edition

Thursday, January, 2 2020    

The Best Dressed Chicken calendar is perhaps one of our most anticipated paper treats. The 2020 edition continues the tradition of telling food stories that are both inspirational and accessible. “We want everyone to live life deliciously, and that means making the most out of... Read More


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