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Stories by Tickoya Joseph

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Have you ever seen someone with tears streaming down his or her face, gasping for air, and clutching their chest while he or she struggles to utter a word? This is not an asthma attack or some form of respiratory illness, it is the laugh of Zandrea...

Published:Monday | January 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Already, social media is littered with memes and statuses stating the grand changes that persons intend to make for the new year. Of course, the quest for good health and the perfect body are high on that list, and for others, it is that dream house...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Alas! another successful year of Restaurant Week has come to an end all too soon. It was indeed a week of great partnerships, laughter, fun, excitement and well worth the weight gain.As scrumptious as it was, it was a week of more than just food, as...

Published:Saturday | November 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Imagine being on the perfect date, basking in the ambience, enjoying great company, occasionally trying to hide your emotions with nervous giggles, and thinking all is well with the world.The waiter shows up at the table with the menu. You accept it...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Sounds of shakers and high-speed blenders created a band of their own, producing sweet music for the patrons at eateries participating in Restaurant Week.Bartenders were kept busy as there were dozens of orders of cocktails to complement and...

Published:Wednesday | November 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

"Redbones never disappoints, and Monday night was no exception. My server Gregory was professional and relaxed, with a sense of humour. The choices we made from the Restaurant Week menu were just right. All courses were good, with the entrees being special." 

Published:Tuesday | November 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

The birth certificate of Restaurant Week will show the cradle to be Kingston, Jamaica. But over the years, growing from strength to strength, this baby has moved to different towns and the Second City, capturing the palates of many.Ocho Rios is one...

Published:Monday | November 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Many can testify that music sets the tone or mood for any occasion. Undoubtedly, with 85 plus restaurants participating in the 12th staging of Restaurant Week, restaurateurs would seek to add something extra to attract more people. Black Orchid...

Published:Thursday | October 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Cool waves of fresh air passing over the lush green hills, punctuated by colourful, friendly residents, is the perfect description of Llandewey, St Thomas.Everyone who meets you on the road greets you with an ear-to-ear grin and a hearty 'Howdy'....

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Our Restaurant Week ambassadors know good food, and they also know how to have a good time. Before they dig into the deliciousness that is The Gleaner-sponsored Restaurant Week, we spent a day with...

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