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Summer Bar Call – Starz Fusion Bar & Grill

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

Last week, we started our Summer Bar Call tour to get an opportunity to meet and mingle with the fantastic and talented people working with or behind some of our style bars. This week, we continue our tour with the second stop at Starz Fusion Bar & Grill located on Chelsea Avenue,... Read More

Golding's Saveur Supper

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

Christopher Golding, chef-de-cuisine at the multi-award-winning Sugar Mill Restaurant at the Half Moon Hotel, Montego Bay, took guests on a one-of-a-kind Jamaican culinary journey. Read More

Dinners For Busy Weeknights — One-Pan Style

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

Banish the thought that the use of multiple pans bears a direct correlation on how good dinner will be. Cooking like a pro means making the most efficient use of ingredients, time and, yes, cooking equipment. One-pan dinners turn essential pantry items into healthy feasts, says Michele... Read More

Gather and Graze Outdoors

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

Maybe it was the current of nationalism over the Emancipendence holidays, but it appeared that more people were planning picnics on this beautiful island of ours. Read More

Brunch in the Hills with Sara Mair

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

Every now and again Top Chef alum Sara Mair comes home to delight her fellow Jamaicans with her culinary chops. Sunday, July 28 Mair took over the kitchen at Strawberry Hill for Sunday brunch. And did she show up to work! Read More

Summer Bar Call

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, August, 8 2019    

Now that the summer's most sought-after events are behind us, what does one do for an encore? Well, we know what we will do! Simply enjoy the rest of the season by spending time at our favourite watering holes across the island. Read More

Half Moon Adds Ital Cuisine

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

There's lots happening at the haute 65-year old Half Moon Hotel in Montego Bay. First and foremost, there's a female at the helm, Shernette Crichton, and a new management company, notably the Salamander Hotels & Resorts, also helmed by a woman, Sheila Johnson. There is, too, the East... Read More

Janga's, Kingston's Newest Hot Spot

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

“It feels like there are 1,000 people here,” said one of the many PYTs who were spotted at Janga's last Friday night. Located at 22 Belmont Road, (yes, the former Carlos Café space), Janga's Soundbar & Grill quietly opened its doors less than four weeks ago. It has... Read More

Hot Plates

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

The hottest days of summer require a more relaxed riff on dining and that's exactly what's being served in the Summer Bites special plate series available at restaurants in Kingston, Montego Bay and Mandeville. Spurred by The Best Dressed Chicken and Hamilton's Smokehouse, chefs at the... Read More

Circle K Hits The Rock!

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

You might have, like Thursday Food, noticed a Circle K outlet on Constant Spring Road and another at the corner of King Street and South Parade. If you've ventured inside you might describe the establishment as a kind of 7-Eleven, the US convenience... Read More

'Cell-f' Care with Living Food & Juices

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

Describing Kerry Coote as merely vegan seems almost insulting. Over the past five years, the principal of Living Food & Juices has gone to great lengths to train and become certified as a raw food chef and lifestyle coach. She is, in fact, five-times certified. In dedicating herself... Read More

Celebrate Emancipendence with a Roast

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

Emancipendence week is upon us, and there's so much to get done before we host family and friends overseas and throw large backyard barbecues. We're planning numerous activities all while trying to remember the opening hours of our go-to grocery stores. Though the weekend may be frenzied... Read More

Celebrating Emancipendence & 11 Jamaican Cocktails

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, August, 1 2019    

Happy Emancipation Day, Jamaica! Read More

Summer pest control tips

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, August, 1 2019    

These hot summer months are forcing us to spend our days and nights outdoors to enjoy some natural cool breeze. However, we're not the only ones who need to get out; these warm summer days and nights may result in the proliferation of some pests, seeking food and looking for an escape... Read More


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