Food

Now Open: Starbucks Knutsford Boulevard

Thursday, December, 27 2018    

Whether we've been naughty or nice Santa has seen it fit to reward Kingston with another Starbucks. Located at 51 Knutsford Boulevard (at the corner of Barbados Avenue) the new space opened at 6:30 am on December 20 and by lunchtime, word had spread. Dozens of customers filed into the... Read More

Food Poisoning – Be Mindful Of What You Eat

Thursday, December, 27 2018    

Have you ever got sick from eating food, whether at home or at a restaurant? Of course, I have a story about this, too! But I won't bore you with the details; long story short, after consuming food at a hotel, I suffered from extreme bloating, headache, nausea and vomiting. This classic... Read More

Cheers to 2019

Thursday, December, 27 2018    

No surprise, really, that Champagne is for many the beverage of choice to usher in a new year. Thankfully, there are quite a few to choose from. What to pour it in might provoke discussion that could take you into 2020, but one thing has not changed: the only sparkling wine that can... Read More

Delightful Contemporary Dining at Chive

Thursday, December, 20 2018    

Sometimes a restaurant really surprises you. Walking into Orchid Village Plaza Thursday Food wasn't sure what to expect from the one-month-old Chive. Self-described as “contemporary dining and bar”, Chive is a remarkable restaurant that has... Read More

The Steak House sizzles in Mobay

Thursday, December, 20 2018    

The move to open new locations out west for eateries in Kingston is becoming increasingly popular and one of the latest to venture on this path is The Steak House on the Verandah. Read More

Food Safety Tips For The Festive Season

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, December, 20 2018    

While we eat and be merry to our heart's desire this Christmas we need to keep our eyes open for food safety risks during purchasing and preparation of our meals. Imagine enjoying your festive meal, only to end up in the emergency room with a stomach bug, or even worse, an allergic... Read More

Wendy's Introduces Sorrel Frosty Shake with Turner's Choice Sorrel

Thursday, December, 20 2018    

“After being nominated for the second year in a row for the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards Best Food Product 2018 and having our Turner's Choice Sorrel products positively critiqued by Jamaica's most elite food experts, we were very happy that one of the judges, Maurice... Read More

Deck the Walls!

Thursday, December, 20 2018    

If it's the holidays, then it's time to be on the lookout for the annual treat that is The Best Dressed Chicken calendar. “We love that our customers see the calendar as an event, anticipating its release and cooking through the recipes throughout the year,” said Avadaugn... Read More

Carolie Adams bakes

Thursday, December, 20 2018    

We close our baking series with Carolie Adams who has been baking for 14 years. Her immediate baking challenges are the high cost of fruits. Plus, consistency, not taking any shortcuts by lessening the quality of her ingredients. Her secret ingredient is Red Label... Read More

Sharon Feanny's Live Fit Kitchen

Thursday, December, 13 2018    

On Sunday, December 9, health guru Sharon Feanny, the owner and founder of the Shakti Yoga House, launched her cookbook, Sharon Feanny's Live Fit Kitchen at Strawberry Hill Hotel and Spa. Surrounded by the beautiful and lush hills of the Blue... Read More

Does Everyone Know Their Role?

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, December, 13 2018    

A few questions: Do you think all food establishment employees are aware of their roles and responsibilities in the handling of food? How many food handlers really know that the health and safety of others is their responsibility? As a food establishment owner or manager, do you ensure... Read More

VIDEO: Pranzo Italiano with CPJ Wines

Thursday, December, 13 2018    

Thirty-four guests gathered under the shade of umbrellas and ackee trees on the lawns of Round Hill Villa Number 24 for an epicurean Italian lunch on Sunday, December 9. Hosted by CPJ Wines with the support of Round Hill Hotel and Villas, the luncheon saw Banfi Wines ... Read More

Christmas Baking with Roma Sinclair

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

I have been baking for... 20 years. My foray into baking came... as a result of a good friend. The most challenging aspect of Christmas cake baking is... to estimate the correct amount of batter when making a large batch.  Read More

Christmas baking with Fadil McLaughlin

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

I have been baking for... 13 years My first Christmas cake was baked... in the Christmas of 2005. I was led to baking by... my mother Juliet Johnson, who used to bake every Sunday.  Read More

Christmas Baking with Roshelle Johnson

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

I have officially been baking... for three years. I left my job as wedding planner to open my own business, Little Miss Nancy's Cakes and Cupcakes (named after my mother, whose pet name is Nancy).  Read More



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