Talk of the Town: where The Past Dictates the Future

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, December, 28 2017    

There are few events curated by organisations with the express purpose of preserving the camaraderie and pleasures of the table and promoting excellence in all areas of the hospitality arts. The gastronomic society known as the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs is the only one of its kind in Jamaica... Read More

New Year's Cheer

Thursday, December, 28 2017    

NEW YEAR'S TABLE SPREAD  Roast Turkey6 to 8 kg Bronze turkey170g of soft butter250g of pancetta / bacon1 onion, peeled and halved1 leek, halved1 carrot, halved Read More

Baking with Kimtoya Gordon

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Kimtoya Gordon baked her first cake at the age of nine... but whilst in college I decided to start baking professionally to support myself. I did a three-tier fruitcake for a wedding but before doing so I experimented with at least five recipes until I perfected my own recipe for... Read More

Asafa bakes

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Thursday Food is in the kitchen with sprint star Asafa Powell and his daughter Avani, who are celebrating a first — baking their first Christmas cake together. “I'm keeping the Linstead/Ewarton family tradition alive by using a metal mixing bowl to actually... Read More

Baking with Kerene Stephens-Spencer

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Kerene Stephens-Spencer, co-principal, Baywest Wellness Clinic and RK Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, tells Thursday Food that making Christmas cakes has been a tradition in her family for generations. Indeed, her grandmother Violet Taylor is a caterer... Read More

Four Generations of Bakers

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Monique Sewell-Smith has been baking from as far back as she can remember... Baking was my mommy's passion; whether she was feeling up or down it's what soothed her. Christmas she just made everything extra-special and it all started with the Christmas cakes. Read More

Starbucks Montego Bay

Thursday, December, 14 2017    

A mere month after opening its doors Starbucks Montego has already brewed up a strong following of local support and overwhelming response from visitors on the city's famed Hip Strip (Gloucester Ave). Read More

Uncorked Opens A Second Location

Thursday, December, 14 2017    

The opening of Uncorked West just over a week ago in Montego Bay has introduced a light, crisp, fresh note to the expanding culinary tapestry of Western Jamaica. Located in the rapidly expanding shopping and commercial district of Fairview, the establishment has already attracted several... Read More

Order's Up For New Cocktails

Thursday, December, 14 2017    

Barhopping in search of the next hip libation? May we recommend you hit up the Terra Nova Hotel & Suites Regency Bar & Lounge, and order one of their three new cocktail additions — Mr Wisdom, the Kingston Girl and Tallawah's Swizzle? Read More

Salut! 7 Pours, 40 Wines, 1 night

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, December, 14 2017    

The Jamaica Observer- conceptualised Salut! affords wine importers/distributors the opportunity to showcase new wines and to reacquaint the market with their existing portfolios prior to the holiday season. From the inception in 2011 it began as a week-long affair with wine-centric... Read More

Applauding The Final Plates

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

All good things must come to an end, and Thursday Food shares the final moments of the Jamaica Observer's Applaud It! initiative which provides students with the unique opportunity of sharing a formal meal with industry leaders. These master classes... Read More

A Fitting Finale - Chef Lambert’s Tuna Flavours

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Iberostar Hotels staged the season finale of their Chef on Tour series with a splendid offering from Chef Matt Lambert (a three-year consecutive Michelin star winner) of the famed Manhattan eatery, Musket Room. Read More

Applauding The Final Plates - Chukka Cove's The Sugar House

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Lunch at Chukka Cove's The Sugar HouseMarc Melville, director of group revenue and new development, Chukka Caribbean, and members of his executive team hosted 12 elementary school students of the Hammersmith Preparatory School in Trelawny Read More


with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Now that the festive season is upon us, companies will host their customers to express gratitude for their business, while friends and families will come together to break bread, as has become customary at this time of year. Wine and especially Champagne will play a... Read More

Jasmine Goes Stush in The Bush

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Where to take Junior Master Chef Jasmine Stewart and her family on a recent visit to Jamaica was a no-brainer for Thursday Food. The Stewarts (mother Deborah, father Steven and brother Justin) had a single free day prior to heading back to Atlanta for... Read More


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