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Ribbiz Ultra Lounge | 'Pure' vibes, and delicious food

Published:Thursday | July 13, 2017 | 7:00 AMKimberly Goodall
Ribbiz signature salmon filet served with mashed potatoes. Its unique flavour is simply unforgettable.
Everything is good with Ribbiz mojito.
When you come through the door of Ribbiz, the Campari signage will instantly hit you-the perfect lounge decor.
Mixologist, Ricardo Barrett shows off his mixing skill.
Planter's punch will certainly get you in high spirits - when the intoxicating taste of Appleton Estate Signature Blend hits you, you will feel no pain.
A customer favorite- Camtini. The bitter sweet taste of Campari and Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum with a little triple sec and lime juice.
Ribbiz twice smoked pork chops grilled with pineapples and a rub of jerked seasoning is just delicious.
Mhmm! Saltfish brushetta with pressed green plantain!
Pigstail with Asian BBQ sauce! Can you believe it? Ribbiz char-sui pigstail served with their signature ribbi dibbi ginger dumplings is mouth-watering good.
This curried goat pasta is a little bit of home fused with the tasty flavours of Ribbiz' kitchen.
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When you think of great vibes, good music, delicious food and tasty cocktails, Ribbiz Ultra Lounge instantly comes to mind. The Barbican hotspot, next to the Acropolis Gaming Centre, has an enchanting atmosphere that sets the tone for nightlife fun. Not to mention your favourite sport being shown on one of the numerous plasma television sets.

In photo: When you come through the door of Ribbiz, the Campari signage will instantly hit you-the perfect lounge decor. -Rudolph Brown. 

Entering Ribbiz, you are captured by the sweet aroma of delicious signature dishes. From your favourite Jamaican dishes to the unique tastes of diverse cultures, the menu offers a variety of finger foods, lunch and hearty meals. Talk about Jamaican goodness with an international twist! The curried goat pasta is a big hit. Ribbiz signature salmon fillet served with mashed potatoes will have your taste buds begging for more. Ribbiz also offers twice-smoked pork chops, grilled with pineapples and a rub of jerked seasoning, that will hit the spot. In the mood for something light? Take on the Jamaican bruschetta using pressed green plantain; or try the Ribbiz char-Sui pigtail served with signature 'ribbi dibbi' ginger dumplings.

In photo: Pigstail with Asian BBQ sauce! Can you believe it? Ribbiz char-sui pigstail served with their signature ribbi dibbi ginger dumplings is mouth-watering good. -Rudolph Brown

Along with the mouth-watering dishes are intoxicating cocktails. 'Signature Fridays', 'Cosmopolitan Saturdays' and 'Big People Sundays' are offered at the well-stocked bar of spirits, wines and libations-a-plenty.

In photo: Mixologist, Ricardo Barrett shows off his mixing skill.- Rudolph Brown. 

When Food journeyed to the hang-out spot on Monday, we were introduced to the palatable pleasures of Ribbiz' kitchen and treated by mixologist, Ricardo Barrett to the fantastic tastes of Campari-inspired drinks.

Barrett who went straight to work mixing three simple yet unforgettable cocktails. Planter's Punch, Ribbiz Mojito and Camtini with Appleton Estate Signature Blend, Campari and Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum created the right buzz and did not disappoint in a perfect blend of flavours.

To enjoy a day of the best foods, cocktails, vibes and entertainment stop by Ribbiz and indulge in an experience like no other.

Here are a few of Ribbiz cocktail recipes to whet your taste buds:

Planter's Punch

1oz Appleton Estate Signature Blend

0.5oz lime juice

0.5oz simple syrup

Finished with Myers's Dark Rum, garnished with cherry and lime.

Camtini

1oz Campari

0.5 oz Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum

1 oz simple syrup

0.5 oz triple sec

0.5 oz lime juice

Shake and serve in a martini glass, garnished with cherry and lime.

Ribbiz Mojito

1oz Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum

0.5 oz simple syrup

0.5oz lime juice

Finished with soda water, garnished with lime and cherry