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Published:Thursday | July 18, 2019 | 12:21 AMKrysta Anderson /Gleaner Writer

While some categorise baking as a ‘girlish’ hobby, one young entrepreneur has made a thriving career out of bringing her passion for pastry to a delightful reality. This week on Sweet Treat Street, our adventurous drive makes a stop of sugary...

Published:Thursday | July 18, 2019 | 12:19 AMKrysta Anderson

It is often said that if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. But who needs to be baking in that oven of a room anyway? The summer is in full swing, and that means *drumroll please?* it’s grilling...

Published:Thursday | July 18, 2019 | 12:17 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

FOOD has found sizzling new recipes, just in time for the mid-July heat, that will go perfectly with your cold beers and afternoon martinis. Temperature by Nina is a three-year-old company run by Chef Nickesha Guscott-Roach, who specialises in...

Published:Thursday | July 18, 2019 | 12:08 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

In celebration of their second anniversary, Likkle Tea launched their latest summer blends at the Toyota Jamaica coffee house on Tuesday. Tea lovers were excited about the increase in the variety of blends from Likkle Tea and swooned in...

Published:Thursday | July 18, 2019 | 12:06 AMNatovia Shand/Gleaner Intern

Get ready to try some sizzling summer toppings for your classic Reggae Jammin hot dogs and burgers. The Reggae Jammin Chicken Franks, Chicken and Beef Burgers are a select snack for a quick fix, normally sandwich with bread buns and topped with...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:24 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

CPJ is known for its wide selection of fine wines, but has decided to cool down the summer scene with a refreshing line of Sparkling Ice. According to manager Rojah Thomas, the interest to join the Sparkling Ice family sparked in 2016, but the...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:16 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Contrary to popular belief, becoming a vegan is not as hard as you think. With more vegan restaurant chains emerging on the culinary scene, eating clean and healthy is more affordable and tasty while on the go. At the foot of Mannings Hill Road is...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:11 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

FOOD journeyed to Ocho Rios to see what all the noise about 8Rivaz Lounge was about and, my, oh my, did we get what we were looking for. Upon walking into 8Rivaz, the first thing that hits you is its clean, airy atmosphere and open dance floor....

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:06 AMNatovia Shand/Lifestyle Writer

Easing out of the predictable menu of most Jamaican cook-shops, Chef Dave Paul does more than the ordinary with its meals. Nestled in the Hughenden plaza,  on Molynes Road, St Andrew, you can find Chef Dave Paul: gourmet catering restaurant. 

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:06 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

The summer heat is right around the corner and the drinks will be flowing, regardless of the occasion. Sure, a cold beer usually suffices, and, of course, your regular rum and coke isn’t half-bad, but how about some refreshing cocktails that are...

Published:Thursday | July 4, 2019 | 12:21 AM

Lima, Peru, is a comfortable place for the solo traveller who appreciates long walks and city gardens. The only curiosity for local Peruvians was whether the black tourist in their midst was from Brazil or Cuba. The answer was always surprising and...

Published:Thursday | July 4, 2019 | 12:21 AMRasbert Turner/Gleaner Writer

Spanish Town, St Catherine, is known for many things, and while food isn’t necessarily one of them, right down Job Lane is Karyn’s Sweet Food Restaurant. Food visited the rustic restaurant on its most popular day, ‘Stewed Peas Tuesdays’. Karyn,...

Published:Thursday | July 4, 2019 | 12:20 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

With a surplus of mixed drinks and endless mimosas, Boujee Brunch has etched its name in history as one of the more classy brunches on the party scene. For those who may not know, ‘boujee’ is a hip-hop slang for something ‘luxurious in lifestyle...

Published:Thursday | July 4, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, in partnership with MegaMart, is elevating the epicurean experience through a rum and food pairing journey. Though food pairing has traditionally been reserved for wines, Appleton Estate is showcasing the versatility of...

Published:Thursday | July 4, 2019 | 12:15 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Late at night, Friday nights, those weekend country runs, pan chicken has been the saviour of stomachs in Jamaican culture for as long as anyone can remember. Driving along the roads of Kingston, especially at night, men can be spotted selling pan...

Published:Thursday | June 27, 2019 | 12:24 AMNatovia Shand/Lifestyle Intern

In this Kingston heat of blaring car horns, numerous stoplights, jam-packed streets, neatly squared food orders all packed away in a little van ready for delivery. This is the daily game for Not Jus’ a Salad delivery service. They prepare...

Published:Thursday | June 27, 2019 | 12:23 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Entering the realm of restaurateurs was no easy feat for Kwasi Henry and Chef Damion Stewart. As two young entrepreneurs under 30, getting a solid financial backing from investors, banks and other financial institutions was nearly impossible....

Published:Thursday | June 27, 2019 | 12:21 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Smack in the middle of Ocho Rios is Reggae Ally, the restaurant which plates up authentic Jamaican cuisine and boasts a bar with an extensive array of Campari, Wray...

Published:Thursday | June 27, 2019 | 12:16 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

American writer Laura Ingalls Wilder once said, “It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” Echoing this oh so sweet sentiment with all things cake is the lovely Trevica Tulloch. The cake connoisseur explained that...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:23 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Just outside the town of Mandeville is a gem where many locals love to take their daily coffee break. The OMG Restaurant, located within the Cobblestone complex at 1 Brumalia Avenue, is deemed by many as the place for all seasons. What was once the...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:20 AM

Now an internationally famous corporate executive chef, Wenford Simpson clearly recalls being from poor circumstances as a child. He often had very little to eat and had to create meals for his younger sister and himself from what was available....

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:19 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

“It actually started out as a car wash on Saturdays and we provided soup on the house for our customers. It moved from ‘I would buy this’ to ‘would only buy this and not wash my car’, said co-owner Adrian Davis. In Jamaican culture, soup on...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:19 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Last Thursday, Outlook magazine’s hosted a chat with a few tremendous dads. The hearty conversations opened appetites and culinary giant, Ashebre, was there to deliver superb munchies that were complemented by spirited sensations from Appleton...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:17 AMKrysta Anderson/ - Gleaner Writer

Many are accustomed to food and wine tasting. But what happens when food meets rum? For Cutting Edge Gourmet and Appleton Rum Jamaica, it’s a palatable pairing that not only excites and delights with one sip and bite, but ignites gastronomic...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:17 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

A year and a half ago, two cousins decided to partner up and bake Jamaica happy. It was not their intention though, as they both started out on completely different life paths. Spareheaded by Jhane Palmer and Shadae Allen, Bake Me Happy Ja...

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