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#JFDF: A Glorious Reduction... Part 1

Thursday, November, 28 2019    

Indeed, it was a few weeks ago that the curtains closed on what was a Herculean effort on the part of the organisers of the annual Jamaica Food & Drink Festival (JFDF). Thursday Food watched as the early afternoon mist slowly lowered enveloping all... Read More

Lessons on Perserverance, Drizzled with Laughter and Love

Thursday, November, 28 2019    

Eight Mountain View Primary School Grade Four students recently enjoyed a spectacular lunch curated by chef/patron of Broken Plate Damion Stewart and hosted by Lasco Group of Companies founder, chairman and CEO Lascelles Chin. “This is an opportunity,”... Read More

Celebrating Women In Wine: Debra Taylor

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, November, 28 2019    

There is no other name synonymous with wines than our very own Wine Lady Debra Taylor. In this week's article, we explore who she is.What's in a name? Read More

Just Chill! Refrigeration and Food Safety

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, November, 28 2019    

Did you know that your refrigerator is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your kitchen that ensures your food is safe? Imagine the discomfort you go through when a rubber goes bad, the compressors stop working, or even worse, an all-day... Read More

Applauding The Future

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

The sixth staging of The Jamaica Observer's Applaud It! kicked off in fine style inside the company's executive boardroom. The afternoon's hosts Managing Director Julian Rogers, event conceptualiser and Lifestyle & Social Content Editor Novia McDonald-Whyte; Natalie Chin, head of... Read More

Reaping Rewards From First Rock Capital

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

First Rock Capital Holdings President and CEO Ryan Reid recently enlisted the expertise of award-winning chef Jacqui Tyson to curate a menu for 10 young men from the Papine High School. The gents had the opportunity to not only break bread in a formal setting with Reid, his chief legal... Read More

The Future Ahead: Proceed with Passion

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

There were nods of approval all around as Chef Jerron Green of Jeronimos Kitchen presented his menu offerings at the Proven Wealth/Jamaica Observer Applaud It! luncheon for a group of Immaculate Conception High School student council representatives. Read More

Celebrating Women In Wine: Jaime Bicknell

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, November, 21 2019    

We continue with our celebration of Women in Wine this week with Jaime Bicknell, wine connoisseur and marketing manager, wines and spirits, Select Brands Limited. I am amazed at the wealth of knowledge and talent that resides in Jamaica. Each wine expert has a different but also very... Read More

Cooking in the Stonewall Kitchen

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

Since 1991, Stonewall Kitchen has been a purveyor of fine sauces, condiments, mustards, jams and jellies. The brand's product lines utilise innovative recipes and flavour combinations that have made them highly sought-after and sold in 6,000 stores across the world. When we first... Read More

Guardian Angel

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

There were life lessons in abundance for eight students of the Duhaney Park Primary School as they joined Guardian Life Limited President Eric Hosin and senior members of his executive team around his company's exquisitely styled boardroom table. Smiles creased the faces of the students... Read More

Fare & Beer @ Crisp

Thursday, November, 14 2019    

The jury is still out re: our obsession with crispy food. Many believe it is the cacophony of crunch that plays a largely satisfying role, while others purport that crispy fare simply tastes better. One thing is certain: people get excited when fried food is on the menu. Even better is a... Read More

Picante, not for the faint of tongue

Thursday, November, 14 2019    

The Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (JFDF) kicked off the month of November with Picante, an event that guaranteed the spiciest foods and desserts. It wasn't for the faint of heart!   Read More

Eating Safely In The Streets

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, November, 14 2019    

I never get tired of saying how important it is to be mindful of where and what you eat. You may have been noticing an increase in the amount of food trucks at parties and festivals. I therefore think it necessary to remind you about what to look for when purchasing food sold in public... Read More

VIDEO: Butcher Block's Open Grill — Pick It & Grill It!

Thursday, November, 14 2019    

On Sunday scores of Butcher Block devotees accepted master butcher Gregory Burrowes' invite to the establishment's first open grill event. Patrons selected their meat and had it grilled on spot to their exact specification. A daunting task, considering the overwhelming response, but... Read More


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