A Culinary Installation at Arcadia

DUNCANS, Trelawny beckoned Sunday to the elevated climes beyond the rural hamlet of Samuel Prospect, stopping only upon crossing a palm-lined threshold leading to Arcadia — the historic great house built in 1832 of chatteron lacework and wood, and owned by husband-and-wife... Read More

Couples Resorts rocks 19
Fun -loving 19-year-olds like to party for the weekend, and the good times are even better if you have a partner to 'couple up' with. And that's exactly what Couples Swept Away Negril and Couples Resort Negril did last weekend in celebration of their 19th...... Read More

'Chopped' Champion For Jamaica Food & Drink Festival
The Food Network's Chopped champion Andre Fowles will be the guest chef at Picante on Friday, October 27. Picante forms part of the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival (JFDF) and Fowles promises a muy picante ...... Read More

Ready, Set, Eat...
Save the DateOct 21 Pork PaloozaOct 25 ChopStixOct 26 CrispOct 26 VintageOct 27 PicanteOct 28 Meet StreetOct 29 Brunch... Read More

VIDEO: And The JFDF Champion Is...

Thursday, October, 12 2017    

The spotlight was on sponsors Tuesday last, as Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (JFDF) 2017 resumed its pre-festival events at Oak Wineware. Aptly dubbed 'JFDF Sponsors Cocktail Clash,' gold sponsors of the three-year-old event, notably Gas Products Limited (GasPro),... Read More

First Came the CPA & Then The Wine

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, October, 12 2017    

Jaime Bicknell is the brand manager for wines at Select Brands Limited, but that is not the department where she started.   Read More

Eat, Drink, Shop for TSO

Thursday, October, 5 2017    

Join Thursday Food on the road today as we check out a few of our favourite TSO eating spots. The country's biggest sale day requires nourishing fare on the go, and who better to share their refuel spots than TSO ... Read More

J Wray & Nephew's 'Henn-tertainers'

Thursday, October, 5 2017    

The J Wray & Nephew (JWN) Academy enrolled a new set of students recently — local entertainers, that is — who participated in a relaxed, playful but informative Moët and Hennessy Training and Mixology Session. The objective of the training session, which took place on... Read More

Elle & Vire signs Yendi Phillipps as Brand Ambassador!

Thursday, October, 5 2017    

Chas E Ramson Limited, distributors of Elle & Vire, has signed Yendi Phillipps as brand ambassador for Elle & Vire. Phillipps is a Jamaican TV host, model and beauty queen. She was the winner of the 2007 Miss Jamaica World and winner of the 2010 Miss Jamaica Universe and went on... Read More

Wine Pour with Rhys Campbell

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, October, 5 2017    

Rhys Campbell has held leadership positions at companies in at least three different industries and countries, from his days at Jamaican tobacco distributor Carreras, British American Tobacco in Trinidad, back in Jamaica with JPS, over to Bahamas with the Bristol Group and now as... Read More


Thursday, September, 28 2017    

To celebrate International Coffee Day, Nescafé will be hosting a 'sensperiences' street revolution on the Devon House East Lawns where coffee lovers, Nescafé passionistas as well as patrons will be given the opportunity to create unique Nescafé mixes to surprise and stimulate the senses. Read More

Discussing Wine & Spirits Education with Debra Taylor, Select Brands

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, September, 28 2017    

Many of us have dreams that we never pursue for a range of reasons, including fear of the unknown. Some of us are bold enough to break through and go for them. Approximately one year ago Debra Taylor, trade development manager for wine distributor Select Brands, took a decision to chase... Read More


Thursday, September, 28 2017    

If, like most of us, you're spending more time at the Fromage Marketplace location rather than Fromage Bistro located at Hillcrest, even though you live within the Golden Triangle belt, then it's time to return. 'It's because we love new and spacious' has been the rationale until... Read More

Kitchen Talk With Chef Theo Smith

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Thursday Food is in the kitchen today with Chef Theo Smith, the owner and catering executive of Great House Caterers Ltd. The Branson Centre Official entrepreneur and recipient of the 2013 Prime Minister National Youth Award of Excellence in Entrepreneurship was recently... Read More

Gordon & Jing Usher In Design Week JA

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

The buzz surrounding Design Week JA — the latest initiative by the Jamaica Observer to spotlight the lifestyle industries — spilt over onto the plate Tuesday morning at the newspaper's Beechwood Avenue HQ for a brunch catered by Whip It Up front woman Celeste Gordon and pâtissier... Read More


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