Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Toni-Ann Singh, Miss Jamaica World is Miss World 2019.Singh won from a field of 114 contestants at the 69th edition of the pageant in London today. Read more


Riding Riding

Thursday, August, 29 2019    

Since its inception in 2016, New Wave has consistently produced intriguing event series that appeal to Kingston's creative set. The evening of August 19 was no different. Read More

Bowl them Over: Saturday Soups with Butcher Block

Thursday, August, 29 2019    

As Sunday roast is to the UK, so Saturday soup is to Jamaica. It's one of those meals that you anticipate having each week, and although you may be going out for dinner, you most likely are going to get that Saturday soup in for lunch. Red peas, beef and pumpkin, and chicken soups are... Read More

Kingston Creative Puts Us in the Mood for Food

Thursday, August, 29 2019    

It's normal for downtown Kingston to be sleepy on a Sunday morning. However, on August 25 the streets were electrified as another Kingston Creative artwalk took place. Leave it to cultural curator and creative director of Kingston Creative Andrea Dempster-Chung to think of yet another... Read More

Food Vending Permit Proposed — KSAMC stakeholders meet with mobile food vendors

Thursday, August, 29 2019    

Kingston & St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) Commercial Services committee chairman Councillor Duane Smith, in a meeting with Corporate Area mobile food vendors on Friday, August 23, reassured stakeholders that the regulatory initiative being rolled out “is not meant to... Read More

Level Up your Baking with NTD Ingredients

Thursday, August, 29 2019    

For those with a sweet tooth, scrolling through Instagram late at night can be tantamount to torture. Post after post of tantalising cakes and pastries could easily make some of us get out of bed and turn on the oven. Read More

It's All About The Rum

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, August, 29 2019    

So, this week we had to make a detour from our summer bar hopping journey, as the rum people provided such a worthwhile distraction — National Rum Day! Quite a celebration all day August 16 as Jamaica celebrated one of its treasures — rum! I was invited by Christelle Harris,... Read More

Back-to-School with Butcher Block

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

And, just like that, summer is over and it's back to juggling school drop-offs and pick-ups, ensuring homework gets completed after extracurricular activities, and deciding what to pack the kids for lunch. Yes, it's easy to hand them lunch money; however, for picky eaters, student... Read More

Sensi Cooks With Cannabis

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

Though it's a herb, cooking with cannabis takes more than just drying, grinding and sprinkling. This lesson was taught to Thursday Food at the launch dinner for The Rock's newest medicinal cannabis house — Sensi. Sensi Medical Cannabis House is under the umbrella of Marigold... Read More

All-Inclusive Food Safety Tips

MARSHALEE VALENTINE | Thursday, August, 22 2019    

All-inclusive hotels are always a good option if you intend to take a few days off to relax, without having to worry about leaving property for food or entertainment; especially if you just want to spend time with your family. But imagine booking an all-inclusive for three days and on... Read More

Summer Bar Call: The Patio @ The Market Place

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

Our Summer Bar Call journey continues this week with a stop at The Patio located inside the Market Place, Kingston. The Patio could be classified as a 'bar hub' or 'island bar' as it is nestled in the middle of all the restaurants located at the Market Place. Its centralised location is... Read More

Half Way Tree Trading Company Debuts New Sauce Line For Export

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has successfully concluded its advisory role in a programme executed jointly with the European Union (EU) to create opportunities for Jamaican producers and increase marketability for exports. Read More

'So You Think You Can Cook' Challenge

Foodie News... | Thursday, August, 22 2019    

Twenty-three-year-old Crystal Smith emerged winner of Nestl Jamaica's inaugural “So You Think You Can Cook” culinary challenge, out of a pool of 18 budding young chefs. Rounding out the top three were Amiri Dawkins and Sharmarley Cooper at... Read More

Hearty and Meaty Summer Salads

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

It feels like just yesterday we were wishing each other Happy New Year and now we are staring at the tail end of summer. Families are coming back from vacation; back-to-school prep has to be done; and the heat has reached incendiary levels. So, cooking a hot meal every day has been... Read More

Inside Marianna's Community Kitchen

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

Something feels instantly familiar when you first walk into Marianna's Kitchen. After being warmly greeted and taken through the day's offerings, you still search for clues as to why you feel as if you've been to this place before. Taking in the thoughtful design details, it finally hits... Read More

Are Raw Oysters Safe To Eat?

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

While attending the yearly Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial Show this year, I walked by the resident oyster bar with a line longer than the one server could handle. Of course, a few random thoughts crossed my mind: Where is this from? Was it treated? Was it cooked? Do people know what... Read More


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