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FOOD AWARDS

30,000 Champagne Flutes poured!

30,000 flutes of Ferrari Trento, Italy’s most awarded sparkling wine, were poured during the Emmy Awards season

Regular TV viewers would have been watching keenly this past Sunday for results when the Emmy Awards were announced for some of their favourite TV shows. Our focus today — you guessed it — the menu and the copious amounts of wines and Champagne poured later on that night at the Governor’s ...more

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The Michelin Man

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Exposing its hotel destinations to the wonders of Spanish cuisine has been a worthy preoccupation of Grupo Iberostar for a few years now. It was The Rock, which would next be added to the hospitality group’s series #IBEROSTARChefOnTour with a k ...more

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VIDEO: A Ruling ‘Passion’

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Crossing the Atlantic, and over unto our fair Caribbean isle, the Pasqua brand confident in the welcoming palate of The Rock’s oenophiles, partnered with its Jamaican distributor Select Brands 1876 Wines arm to showcase its Verona-based portfol ...more

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VIDEO: Cooking With Kaci

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Cooking with Kaci series stopped by the Audi Showroom Thursday last where, with the evening’s co-host Harbour Wines & Spirits, it staged a successful cooking event. “Mainland Say Cheese” Brand Ambassador Kaci Fennell-Shirley ...more

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Sunsplash Jamaican Cuisine

Thursday, September 15, 2016

If you are passing through Brown’s Town, St Ann, be sure to check out new restaurant Sunsplash. A mere three months old, the Jamaican and soul food restaurant with a full line bakery and ice cream parlour has become the town’s hotspot, cu ...more

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Eleni’s Rising Star

Thursday, September 15, 2016

It’s difficult to concentrate on anything save the selection of breads and pastries at Eleni’s, but a pause as we waited to pay our bill and a sweep of the establishment gave Thursday Life the opportunity to meet Diandra Dixon, or “ ...more

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Tasting Sassicaia — one of the most soughtafter fine wines in the world

Thursday, September 15, 2016

It proved somewhat of a challenge - incredibly - to convene a group of busy wine lovers to enjoy with chef/patron Pierluigi ‘PG’ Ricci of the multi-award-winning Italian restaurant Toscanini, a bottle of one of his prized possessions. Ac ...more

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Quick and healthy with Oji Jaja

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Thursday Life joined Executive Culinary Artist and owner of virtual restaurant Ashebre Oji Jaja — in the kitchen— for a quick lesson on how to create healthy, delicious and visually appealing meals on a budget. The meals included a mornin ...more

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Video: Welcome To Eleni’s

Thursday, September 08, 2016

After weeks of social media alerts, Eleni’s French breads and patisserie has finally opened its doors. The timing, Sunday afternoon, could not have been better. Patrons came out in droves as word spread that the baguettes and pastries were wor ...more

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Feeding yourself at University

Thursday, September 08, 2016

“Broke university student” is a term coined to describe the many students found on campuses around the world who are often broke for myriad reasons — tuition, books, room and board, food, the cost of which all adds up. However, the ...more

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Over The Moon

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Palace Resorts, the five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations, partnered with the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) to bring authentic Jamaican flavours to the Taste of Tennis event that took place last week at the W, New York. The Taste of Tennis i ...more

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Veuve Clicquot Rich — A Masterstroke or Sacrilege?

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Every business needs to grow revenue and profits in order to survive, so we chip away at costs and are forced to either sell more of our products and services to existing customers or sell to new customers. In a move that once seemed unthinkable, lux ...more

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To invest in your education is to invest in your health

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Being at university or college is akin to holding down a full-time job. You have to be dedicated, alert and always ready. This can prove stressful. Taking care of yourself means eating well and getting sufficient rest. Frances Mahfood, nutritionist a ...more

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SWEET SUMMER’S END

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Roaming around Kingston, it was not hard to spot a fruit vendor on every corner. Our eyes were fixated on the mouth-watering pineapples, watermelons, mangoes and other delights that adorned every stall. Jamaica’s lush landscapes provide Mother ...more

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A Heightened Lunch Experience

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Fancy Sunday lunch at 700 feet above sea level on over 100 acres of land at one of Ocho Rios’s premier attractions? Then join Thursday Life on the 15-minute ascent on the Rainforest Sky Explorer. We are back once more at Mystic Mountain Rainf ...more

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Heineken House Food

Thursday, September 01, 2016

THE place to be last Saturday for food, drinks, and entertainment was undoubtedly Heineken House. On Friday, the brand had hosted an event focusing on fashion and art, but on Saturday it was all about food, drink, and music. Foodies and executives al ...more

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Two Sisters Widen The Family Circle

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Take heed everyone: It’s Jamaica time and Family Circle magazine is feeding the fire. As the magazine with the fifth highest circulation in the US, Family Circle is as mainstream as it gets, and that’s a huge score for Suzanne and Michell ...more

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The rarefied Dom Pérignon Plénitude 2

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Last week, J Wray & Nephew partnered with Moët-Hennessy to release the DomPérignon 1998 P2 champagne to the Jamaican market. Moet & Chandon and Dom Pérignon brands are owned by French luxury giant Moët Hennessy o ...more

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VIDEO: An Ochi Landmark

Thursday, August 25, 2016

News of the opening of restaurants travels fast with many of our fickle ‘foodies’ descending upon them for the launch – alas, never to be seen again! These are the same individuals who love to bemoan the lack of food establishments ...more

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From Ally’s Kitchen

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ally’s Fish Fry is back by popular demand every Friday until the second week of September and thereafter once a month. What’s on the menu? “All your favourites,” shared the award-winning caterer Allison Porter-Smalling as Thu ...more

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Wines from the land of Don Quixote -

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Hailing from Ewarton, St Catherine, Verbert ‘Jerry’ Sutherland, whose mother ‘Olive’ of blessed memory told him that “anything is possible”, has chosen to honour her by naming his new wine import company Olive Inte ...more

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B&D To Host Pop-Up Kitchen Tomorrow

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Want fresh and high-quality seafood? Want a wide variety of different seafood products? Well, search no more! Tomorrow, Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27, B&D Trawling through its SeaBest brand will host a Fish & Farmers’ Market ...more

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Veuve Rich Clicquot

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Champagne drinkers will fall head over over heels in love with this latest edition by Veuve Clicquot. The packaging is what we found most intriguing — a silver sleeve with an embossed comet pattern It is the first Champagne created for mixolog ...more

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Opa’s Big Fat Greek Tasting

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Ever the innovator, restaurateur Alexx Antaeus and his business partner Orlease King now offer patrons a myriad of small plates between the hours of 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm, Monday to Friday, at their award-winning establishment Opa! They’ve called ...more

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Sandals & Jamaica House Tantalise Taste Buds @ Rio2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Cooking up a storm at Jamaica House Rio 2016, located at the Prado Restaurant in the Southern Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as part of a Jamaica Tourist Board initiative and sponsored by Sandals Resorts, is Sandals Group Executive Chef Glenroy Walk ...more

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Candy Craze Scoops A First!

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Jamaica’s first national ice cream eating competition got off to a delicious and ever-so- creamy start Saturday last as six finalists with tubs of Candy Craze ice cream and spoons in hand set out to claim the winning trophy, one-year bragging r ...more

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