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Four Student Meals That Make the Grade

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Christi-Ann Brown loves food, but she doesn't have the time to cook. The 20-year-old French and Linguistics major is just back from a trip to France where she immersed herself in that country's culinary wonderland. Now, juggling classes and research, Brown has to grapple with the... Read More

Keeping Food Safe After A Hurricane

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

The hurricane season is upon us and with it the possibility of losing electricity, flooding and lack of access to clean potable water. While your freezer may be able to hold up for a day, unless you have alternative methods in place to keep your cold foods cold, you will have to discard... Read More

The Rib Kage Grill Adds Plant-Based Burger

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Taste smokiness that hugs and kisses a round ruby-and-pink patty, spruced with a balanced blend of black pepper, pimento and salt. It's surface-grilled till crisp, brown and dark, while the heart of this sandwich sits, dripping red over a fierce fire. They nested this beaut on the base... Read More

Classic Cocktails — Part 2

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Last week we highlighted the top 10 classic cocktails that our international bartending community voted as their most popular. We round out this week by showcasing the remaining 10 cocktails that made the top 20 as reported by Drinks International . Read More

As Easy as Meat Pies

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Patties are a beloved part of Jamaica's culinary heritage, and their influence is far-reaching. In many Toronto schools, patties are served at lunchtime in the cafeteria. In New York City, patties can rival a bagel with cream cheese as an inexpensive go-to meal. In London, patties can be... Read More

4 Meals to Shake Up Your Dinner Routine

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Jodi Ann Mullings is just like the rest of us. She takes care of her daughter Jasmine, she works hard and right now, like the rest of us, she's trying to figure out how to get 28 hours out of a day. “Between Jasmine, housework and work, my day is pretty packed, so I'm always... Read More

How Safe Are Your Edibles?

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

With recent amendments to the dangerous drugs act in 2015, individuals are becoming more open to using extracted oils such as cannabinoid, cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) for medicinal and recreational purposes. While not new to many, the legislations have resulted in... Read More

Hibiscus Café Opens on East King's House Road

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Hibiscus Café, the brainchild of Punjabi-Jamaicans Saloni Jasuja and Pardeep Kumar, quietly opened on East King's House Road just shy of three months ago. Since then, the café's South Asian-forward menu has been delighting regulars and has already undergone slight renovations to serve... Read More

Sheer pear-fection!

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

It is finally pear/avocado season, and many of us are elated. The abundance of pears means that our meals, from lunches to Sunday dinners, will have a little extra substance on the plate. However, some of us tend to go gung-ho with pears during these months and over-purchase when we do... Read More

International Bar Trends

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Over the past weeks, we were happily distracted from our cocktail journey to spend some time with the “rum people”. However, as promised this year, we are not done yet as we continue to discover rum worlds unknown and bringing to the fore some of the nation's great rum... Read More

JHTA Celebrates Fine Jamaican Cuisine

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

As August drew to a close, the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) Montego Bay Chapter hosted A Celebration of Fine Jamaican Cuisine at the Rose Hall Great House, in Montego Bay.The annual food and wine pairing is a marquee event on the western Jamaica... Read More

High and 'Migh-tea': High and 'Migh-tea':

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or crave an opulent month-end treat, Champagne high tea at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel is always a fabulous idea. Read More

A Worthy Rum Experience

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

Last week, we were excited to be privy to the launch of Jamaica's newest addition to its premium line of rums – the Worthy Park Single Estate Reserve Rum! Read More

College Students' Food Safety Tips

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, September, 5 2019    

Congratulations on getting into college! It can be very overwhelming getting prepared to live away from home, whether it's in your home country or abroad. Between making your list of essential items and packing your entire life into boxes, it's so easy to forget about food safety,... Read More

Beringer Bros Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wines Launched at Cellar 8

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

“This is made from very butch grapes… it's over 14% alcohol!” These words from Cellar 8 resident sommelier Matthew Pragnell described the luscious and intoxicating Beringer Bros Bourbon Barrel-Aged Red Blend. The red blend and a barrel-aged Chardonnay were launched at... Read More


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