Food Safety For Diabetics

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, August, 8 2019    

In previous articles we highlighted the fact that individuals under the age of six who suffer from chronic illnesses and those over the age of 60 are more susceptible to food-borne illnesses due to a weakened immune system. Diabetes is one such chronic illness that may affect the ability... 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

When Grilling Seafood, Simpe is Best

Thursday, July, 25 2019    

There is a common misconception that grilling seafood is tricky. As long as you have a hot, clean grill and quality seafood, then you're ready to prepare a feast al fresco. Although there are numerous great and tasty grilled seafood recipes that require multiple steps, when it comes to... Read More

Luck of the Draw for Red Stripe UK Sweepstakes Winners

Thursday, July, 25 2019    

In addition to creating one of the world's tastiest lagers, Red Stripe has annual sweepstakes for UK residents to win all-expense-paid vacations to Jamaica that include, and not to bury the lede, two VIP tickets to Sumfest. This year saw Guyanese-born Londoners Royston and Golda Hope... Read More

Celebrating Bastille Day

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, July, 25 2019    

If there is one event not to miss in Paris, it is the French national holiday — Bastille Day, celebrated annually on July 14. This festive occasion brings people together and offers two days of exceptional entertainment: a military parade, public dances at local fire stations, an... Read More

Egg Safety: Questions & Answers

Thursday, July, 25 2019    

What to check for when purchasing eggs?Ensure eggs are refrigerated before purchase if buying from supermarket/shop. Read More

An Epic Journey with Appleton Estate

Thursday, July, 25 2019    

Last summer Harper's Bazaar declared rum the “drink of 2018”, and in the same year, global rum sales finally surpassed the USD 1-billion mark with Jamaican rum leading the pack. This increase in popularity has, in part, to do with the fact... Read More


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