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Something Extra

Published:Tuesday | November 18, 2014 | 12:00 AM
photo by brian mccalla On Friday, D'Angelo Walker (secend left) was the lucky winner of one the EVE's spot prizes as diners enjoyed Restaurant Week activites at Grog Shoppe. Sharing the occassion are (from left) Jacque Daley, brand ambassador Kaliese Spencer and Romero Samuels.
Jermaine Barnaby/Photographer Restaurant Week Ambasador Courtney Washington (right) and his guest Tanya Tomlinson toast to a good evening at Beirut Mediterrainean Cuisine.
Jermaine Barnaby/Photographer Restaurant Week Ambassador Courtney Washington has a snap with his guest Tanya Tomlinson just befor the duo dined at Beirut Mediterrainean Cuisine, on Saturday.
Jermaine Barnaby/Photographer RW ambassador Warren Weir (center) with his buddies Lamar Aiken (left) and Darren Morris just before dining at Cuddy'z, New Kingston Shopping Centre on Saturday.
Jermaine Barnaby/Photographer Restaurant Week Ambassador Warren Weir (second left) and friends Alexan Stewart (left), Lamar Aiken (right), Shanique Waugh (second right) and Darren Morris at Cuddy'z.
Jermaine Barnaby/Photographer RW Ambassador Warren Weir takes a snap shot with his long time friend Alexan Stewart just before dining at Cuddy'z.
Brian McCalla/Freelance Photographer Prize winner D'Angelo Walker.

We are five days into Restaurant Week and can't get enough of the mouth-watering dishes. Our ambassadors and sponsors are doing their rounds, and it has

been more than a bellyful of

goodness. Stay connected to social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - @jamaicagleaner), and look out as we will be hitting a restaurant near you.

Microwave food

1 Many experts are doubtful about the health

benefits of using a microwave to prepare food. Yet one of our local purveyors of fine foods seems to specialise in offering mostly nuked portions.


2 It was the unveiling weekend for the lovebirds. What better place to exhibit PDA than at a parley of colleagues? On display was a younger model of the discarded one.

House question time

3 Some of our career politicians have been

sitting in the Parliament for so many years, yet they do not really understand the importance of ministers answering questions tabled in the honourable house. The body language and utterances suggest the

exercise is a chore being done out of malice. Sorry, but it comes with the


Home-grown obeah

4 We have come to understand that not all obeah is home-grown. Seems that a brand from North America is thriving in the west. The props are still the same and the potions smell like the original rubbings, only the accent is different.