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FOOD AWARDS

Dinner At Seven Prime

8 oz grilled tenderloin steak with garlic mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables. (ACEION CUNNINGHAM)

Seven Prime Restaurant is a quiet oasis on Montego Bay’s famed Gloucester Ave, referred to as the Hip Strip (bottom road, as the locals say) and, unlike its counterparts that feature balcony views of the Caribbean Sea, Seven Prime sits to the back of Altamont West Hotel. This unique setting offers an outside, t ...more

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Briana’s Homecoming

Thursday, March 23, 2017

It’s been four long years since Briana Riddock last visited The Rock. The Atlanta, Georgia-born, New York University student has had good reason for the delay. In the midst of a Food Studies master’s degree in the Big Apple, Riddock has b ...more

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Chefs to watch 2017 - The Courtleigh Hotel & Suites

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday Food highlights five more chefs who are charged with introducing visitors and locals to the best culinary offerings in Jamaica. This week’s featured chefs are from The Courtleigh Hotel & Suites, Kingston. BERBETT SAMUELS BELL - R ...more

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THE REGGAE MILL BAR

Thursday, March 23, 2017

On the hunt for a new watering hole? We recommend the just-opened Reggae Mill Bar inside The Devonshire at the historic Devon House. The brainchild of Alexx Antaeus and Orlease King, operators of the Greek eatery Opa!, which has also relocated to th ...more

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Third Time’s the Charm for Moet

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Third time’s the charm for Moët & Chandon as they partner once more with Le Dîner en Blanc, Kingston for the island’s premier secret event. Celebrating gastronomy and friendship the event welcomes all to feast and frol ...more

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Get Creative For Le Dîner en Blanc...

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Le Dîner en Blanc may be best known for its ability to transform a public space into a veritable sea of white — both with the décor and the mustsee fashions that come with it — but as half of its name suggests, the affair is ...more

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Looking for great value from Bordeaux? try Cru Bourgeois!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A few weeks ago, while dining at one of Kingston’s popular wine destinations, a friend asked me to recommend a bottle of wine for his table. After my usual clarifying questions, I went back to look at the wine selection and decided to choose an ...more

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Speakeasy at the Melia Braco Resort Part 1

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Last Saturday, members of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the world’s oldest international gastronomic society, checked into the Melia Braco Resort in Trelawny to attend “Speakeasy” hosted inside the 876 Prime R ...more

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Chefs to watch for 2017 - The Knutsford Court Hotel

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday Food highlights five more chefs who are charged with introducing visitors and locals to the best culinary offerings in Jamaica. This week’s featured chefs are from The Knutsford Court Hotel, Kingston. Jamique Mair Junior Chef, Th ...more

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Chefs to watch for 2017 - Jewel Resorts and Hilton Rose Hall

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Thursday Food highlights five more chefs who are charged with introducing visitors and locals to the best culinary offerings in Jamaica. This week’s featured chefs are from Jewel Resorts and Hilton Rose Hall respectively. Donald Harrison So ...more

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Big Bengtsson Theory

Thursday, March 09, 2017

The Rock arm of the international Iberostarchef On Tour series remained in Scandinavian territory as the Danish Ronny Embory passed the culinary baton to Swede Emma Bengtsson, both Michelin-star peers and New York City residents. Pastry chef-cum-exec ...more

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Recipe Corner... The Centro Restaurant of the Courtyard Marriott

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Perhaps the city’s best kept secret is the stylish fare that is plated daily at The Centro Restaurant of the Courtyard Marriott in New Kingston. Managing the process is head chef Coatiest Gabbidon, who joined the team in September 2015. Indeed ...more

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Wines from Croatia

Thursday, March 09, 2017

The Stari Grad Plain, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the island of Hvar, Croatia, is an agricultural landscape that was set up by the ancient Greek colonists dating back to the 4th century, and is still operating today. This makes Croatia o ...more

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Succulent Seafood Eats

Thursday, March 02, 2017

The return of the Rainforest Seafood Festival was clearly a welcomed addition to this year’s foodie calendar as hundreds of patrons turned out ahead of the 11:00 am start yesterday at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre. Patrons were treat ...more

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876 Legends

Thursday, March 02, 2017

The ongoing development of Fairview has brought with it new life to the city of Montego Bay. This chic business and shopping space has a seamless blend of financial institutions, entertainment spots, retail and boutique stores and eateries. One elem ...more

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Chefs to watch for 2017 - The Tryall Club

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Thursday Food highlights five more chefs who are charged with introducing visitors and locals alike to the best culinary offerings in Jamaica. This week’s featured chefs are from The Tryall Club, Hanover. SALVATORE CUSIMANO Executive Chef, ...more

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Recipe Corner: Stuffed Whole Red Snapper

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Courtesy of Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel Executive Chef Kenard Swaby Ingredients: 3-4 lbs whole red snapper, scaled and gutted 1 lime, quartered Fish seasoning of choice for rubbing the fish   Stuffing:   2 cups breadcrumbs 4 cu ...more

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We Talk Dry, But Drink Sweet!

Thursday, March 02, 2017

This past week, I found myself explaining the difference between dry, off-dry and sweet wines over and over again. Most wine consumers are challenged when it comes to describing the type of wine that they like. The time I spent on the floor a few yea ...more

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RODERIC CRAWFORD General Manager - Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel

Thursday, March 02, 2017

My current role is... mentor and cheerleader, to challenge our team to satisfy the ever-changing preferences of our customers, and to keep the team focused on achieving established targets. Prior to joining the team a the Terra Nova All-Suite Hote ...more

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Groovin At Smookeez By The Sea

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Smookeez by the Sea has the distinction of being that chill spot on the coast with a rustic setting that lies closest to the centre, Montego Bay. It is located in Ironshore, with world-renowned 18-hole golf courses and luxury hotels a few chains awa ...more

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Chefs To Watch For 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday Food highlights five more chefs who are charged with introducing visitors and locals alike to the best culinary offerings in Jamaica. This week’s featured chefs are from Round Hill Hotel & Villas. CHEF MARTIN MAGINLEY Executive ...more

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Eating Out Next Door

Thursday, February 23, 2017

After arriving in Havana late night, I eagerly welcomed the morning rays as they brought to life visuals of this marvellous city that has clearly withstood the hands of time. As I left my hotel on foot, the architecture of this jewel blew me away wit ...more

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Hungry, anyone? 

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Just when you thought you were settling into a routine for meals, The Best Dressed Chicken has debuted two delicious options: Wings and Tenders. Both come breaded and ready for quick preparation, either in the oven or on the stovetop. In many ways B ...more

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Opa Greek Restaurant & Lounge to relocate to Devon House

Thursday, February 23, 2017

There were no free tables at Opa Greek Restaurant on Valentine’s Night at Opa. Truth be told, there has never been a free table in the three years of its hosting the year’s most romantic night. Restaurateur and award-winning composer/reco ...more

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The Verandah Steakhouse to open at Devon House

Thursday, February 23, 2017

It’s been a long time coming, but good things come, they say, to those who wait, and the big news this week is that the Terrace at Devon House is to open by mid-March 2017. The restaurant will be called The Verandah Steakhouse On The Verandah A ...more

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Special Wine Days of the Year

Thursday, February 23, 2017

About a week ago, I noticed references to “National Drink Wine Day 2017” on many social media channels, and the celebration date was listed as February 18, 2017. As usual I tried to find out about its origin and purpose, as America has ma ...more

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