Fri | Nov 24, 2017

Stories by Latara Boodie

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Friday, the Serengeti Bistro at the Hope Zoo was transformed into a whirlwind of colours and exotic fabric, as the prodigious Miss Universe wardrobe was unveiled. The reigning Miss Universe, Davina Bennett, was sent off in style with more than...

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The Creative design coordinator for Brawta Living Inc and painting instructor for Art Splash Ja, Natali Daley, believes that following your passion is the only way to live a fulfilling life. Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, this petite and vibrant...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Sunday, the RJRGLEANER Communications Group's Restaurant Week Pop Up team took to the streets with Restaurant Week Ambassador Sharmica Holness on the hunt for the ultimate dining experience. On the quest for something savoury, we stumbled upon...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Restaurant Week Ambassador Sharmica Holness also known as the Manchester Festival Queen for 2016, is a charismatic, confident and self-motivated individual who plays an active role in her community and seeks to better the lives of anyone she comes...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

It was a night to remember and a sight to behold at the United States Marine Corps 242nd Birthday Ball on November 3 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.This opulent affair is the signature annual event for the Marine Corps (MC)...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Thursday, Scotiabank said farewell to their first female President and CEO Jackie Sharp. The swanky Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel was the location for a fabulous send-off to a woman who has served the institution for more than 20 years.Sharp was...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Kushites Vegetable Cuisine offers a unique dining experience with one-of-a-kind dishes designed to excite both palate and imagination. Their featured dishes for Restaurant Week are the ackee sushi, escoveitched mushrooms with festivals and brown...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Make it an OMG night and treat your taste buds to Chow Cai Lok, which is stir-fried chicken in a savoury sauce, or their signature nut loaf, which consists of a variety of nuts. At OMG restaurant and Coffee Bar, experience a fusion of different...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The Restaurant at the Round Hill Hotel offers a tranquil environment which captivates the palate one savoury morsel at a time. Award-winning Executive Chef Martin Maginley and his highly skilled team decided to up the ante with their Restaurant Week...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Knock yourself out with bursts of flavour from the Jacqui Tyson Restaurant. Their signature mango-glazed pig's tail provides a one-of-a-kind experience. Bite into their juicy waterfront stuffed chicken breast that has fresh market vegetables and...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Restaurant Week ambassador Hugh Graham has the Midas touch when it comes to creating a successful business. The founder and CEO of Paramount Trading (Jamaica) Limited created his organisation in 1991 and has successfully expanded his company into a...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

We know all the foodies are excited for the start of this year's Restaurant Week. Some of you might have even made your reservations already (no judgement), while others are gearing up for the last-minute rush. For those who are concerned about kick...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Receive an explosion of flavours from dynamic Indian fusion cuisine at Nirvanna. Their finger- licking appetisers and entrees provide multiple options of both Indian and Chinese dishes that will leave you longing for more.Executives chefs Baldev...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Satisfy your taste buds with the succulent selections from Melting Pot this Restaurant week. Entice your taste buds with the Chicken Royale which is made of chicken breast stuffed with jerk chicken, sausage, bell peppers and mozzarella cheese topped...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

There are many biological changes that are observed during chemotherapy for breast cancer. Changes in the skin and hair loss are the most evident signs of treatment among most cancer patients. The skin itself becomes dry and flaky, and...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

A woman's beauty can be seen in the depths of her eyes, the radiance of her smile, the passion in her words and the confidence in her stride. However, the definition of beauty quails during the arduous battle with breast cancer.Many women with...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On Thursday, August 26, the Jamaica Cancer Society and Jamaica Reach to Recovery held their annual Keeping Abreast Luncheon at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel. The theme for this year's event was love and breast cancer. Members from many of Jamaica's...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:02 AMLatara Boodie

A hobby that began as an extension of a father’s livelihood developed into a passion for the need of speed. Denniston Graham, along with his 1995 Daihatsu Cuore, is the definition of a pocket rocket...

Published:Friday | October 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

It was called a celebration, and guests turned up to do just that for the life and legacy of fashion designer and stylist Dexter '3D' Pottinger last Sunday at Straun Castle, Stony Hill, in St Andrew.Family, friends, and persons inspired by his work...

Published:Thursday | October 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The sweet, sultry music and smell of savoury homestyle meals are the first features one would notice upon arrival at M-10. For more than seven years, M-10 has established itself as the ultimate chill spot within the Kingston metropolitan area. This...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Shirley's Retreat Restaurant is an encounter you will never forget. Their featured Restaurant Week dishes include Chicken Parmesan with angel ear pasta and honey glazed pork chop with garden rice. Chef Howard Dennie and Shirley's Retreat Restaurant...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Chow down in 100's signature Jerk Chicken and Coco-Wich-Coco Bread made with in house mayonnaise, ripe plantain and jerk chicken breast. Or experience the 100 Jackpot Warm Pretzel Crust with smooth fudge Vanilla Ice Cream drizzled with Caramel Sauce...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On Sunday, one of the most iconic locations in St Andrew - Devon House - added another jewel to its crown with the launch of the Steak House on the Verandah.The visionary behind this venture is Marilyn Burrowes, whose determination and strong family...

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