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Published:Thursday | January 16, 2020 | 12:17 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

An ambrosial meal is often paired with an excellent bottle of wine. This week, we’re headed on an epicurean journey to witness a match made in Chive’s Kitchen as it marries wines from Betco Premier Limited, a 20-year-old wine distribution company,...

Published:Thursday | January 16, 2020 | 12:07 AM

Kingston is chock-full of yummy eateries offering a variety of cuisines and flavours that challenge the palate or offer those good wholesome tastes that remind us of home. If you’re a bit of an adventurous eater, someone who prefers trying...

Published:Thursday | January 9, 2020 | 12:39 AMRasbert Turner/Gleaner Writer

Since opening its doors at Container Plaza in Old Harbour, St Catherine, back in June of 2017, Food is happy to report that Di Lip Smacking Kitchen continues to satisfy taste buds of varied customers. The small establishment maintains the balance...

Published:Thursday | January 9, 2020 | 12:20 AMDanik Frazer/Gleaner Writer

If there’s one thing Jamaicans can boast about, it’s having a reliable and recognisable brand with major marketability. Brand Jamaica not only has music and beautiful vistas on its roster, but also, and maybe most importantly for those of us who ‘...

Published:Thursday | January 9, 2020 | 12:19 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Dream up a feast with fried and curried crab, lobster and shrimp, steamed bammy, fried plantains and a lot of steamed vegetables. You can have all of this in one place, Jolly’s Restaurant and Lounge. For more than 42 years, the recently renovated...

Published:Thursday | January 2, 2020 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Dajorn Commock is an expert mixologist of six years; so you know you can count on him to excite you with exotic mixes for the new year. Food charged Commock with a task to create drink ideas to help you through the new year. He created four,...

Published:Thursday | January 2, 2020 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

It’s the end of the decade and the start of an exciting era. What better way to celebrate the new year than with the satisfying indulgence of pizza and beer? Marrying the two to a happily ever after on your tastebuds is actually no stranger to many...

Published:Thursday | January 2, 2020 | 12:06 AM

A relaxing stay at a gorgeous villa is just the combination of luxury and comfort that anyone would want, after a long work week. This was the experience provided by Windjammer Villa at Silver Sands, located in the Duncan’s area of Trelawny. And...

Published:Thursday | January 2, 2020 | 12:05 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

What’s better than honey? According to 25-year-old Melissa Dacres-Jones, it’s infused honey! Using her very own homemade recipe, this ‘Irie Gal’ has been tantalising taste buds for the latter part of 2019 and plans on doing so for 2020 and beyond...

Published:Thursday | December 26, 2019 | 6:56 PMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

The new Year is just around the corner, and we all know the ins and outs that walk hand in hand with wonderful family gatherings, one of which is the preparation of food. Caterers understand that in this day and age, as families get bigger and...

Published:Thursday | December 26, 2019 | 6:52 PM

A traditional Jamaican Christmas involves so much, from decorations and gifts to family gatherings and lots of drinking. A big dinner is one of the things we can expect for the season, but what do you do when it’s time for lunch? It’s such a busy...

Published:Thursday | December 26, 2019 | 12:22 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Cooking up culinary wonders that will, simply put, take you to Eatopia, is local vegan chef Kharief Hyde. Hyde specialises in exotic, delicious, and unique vegan dishes, which he and his team offer through a catering company, Eatopia Vegan Cuisine...

Published:Thursday | December 26, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Of course, you’re not quite out of the holiday hump just yet and won’t be for another couple of days. Hopefully, you’re happily enjoying the lion’s share of your leftovers if your horde of friends and relatives were kind enough to leave something...

Published:Thursday | December 19, 2019 | 12:17 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

The Christmas break has started and the children are home for approximately four weeks. Ensuring that they eat well and have a variety of foods can be tricky, especially if you, the parent, will be working for most of the time. Food joined...

Published:Thursday | December 19, 2019 | 12:13 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Anyone who has had a slice of Christmas ham knows how crucial the delicious baked treat is to a Christmas dinner. We met up with award-winning chef Lij Heron to help you bring some exciting flavours to your table this holiday season, including his...

Published:Thursday | December 19, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson

Whether you call it fruit cake, black cake or rum cake, there is no Christmas without the popular sweet treat of a Christmas cake! Known for putting love in every bite with it’s breads, buns and other pastries, Honey...

Published:Thursday | December 19, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Different types of businesses have been able to take advantage of the centrality and accessibility of Lady Musgrave Road. These businesses supply different types of people with diverse needs, and if you’re in need of a comfortable space with...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:17 AM

In the heart of Negril’s famous seven-mile beach lies an exclusive dining experience that merges Jamaican culture and cuisine. Miss Lily’s is the resident restaurant at the Skylark hotel, which has been in operation for over three years. The...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:15 AMDanik Frazer/Gleaner Writer

There’s one treat that goes hand in hand with the holiday season. We use them as stocking stuffers, advent calendar fillers and steal them from the little ones when we can. No one can resist overindulging on this bittersweet snack, chocolate. This...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Sorrel and rum. Sounds like a match made in heaven, right? Well, it is! "I'm surprised that it took so long for someone to think of this," were the words uttered by Chef extraordinaire, Shea Stewart, at the D...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:05 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

What is a staple at your Christmas dinner table? Vanessa Williamson-Mighty, lamb and vegetarian chef at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, is spreading joy for the holidays by introducing a few non-traditional options for the festive feast. Manoeuvring...

Published:Thursday | December 5, 2019 | 3:42 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

While driving on the peninsula towards Norman Manley Airport, I found a hidden gem, the Royal Jamaica Yacht Club, which has been in existence since 1884. After turning off the main road, there is a two-minute journey to get to the property, where...

Published:Thursday | December 5, 2019 | 3:36 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

There’s nothing like the sweet indulgence of, you guessed it, rum! And last week, The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited was treated to a Sangster’s surprise. ‘Tis the season of giving, and Sangster’s Jamaica Rum Cream granted the gift of flavour to...

Published:Thursday | December 5, 2019 | 3:35 AMDanik Frazer/Gleaner Writer

Tis the season to overdo it on all your holiday favourites, but you don’t have to stray too far from your summer body goals. Jamaican sorrel, as your grandparents would be remiss to not mention, has tons of health benefits. The flower, known as the...

Published:Thursday | December 5, 2019 | 3:34 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Saturdays levelled up when Red Stripe decided to join Simone Walker-Barrett, chef of 20 years, for her month-end ‘Street Food Saturdays’ food-pairing initiative. Tucked away in Mount James, St Andrew, just 30 minutes from Manor Park, this hidden...

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