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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...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:15 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

There are few people in this world that can consider themselves pioneers within their craft. These are the movers and shapers of our society, and the ones that can unearth and tap into the potential in others. They make learning easy because their...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Nestled in the busy Brunswick Avenue commercial district in Spanish Town, St Catherine, is the highly acclaimed Thomo Vybes Jerk House and Restaurant. Offering a plethora of delectable dishes that authentically represent the dynamic Jamaican...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:05 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Occasions catering and Hireage Limited specialises in delicious Jamaican and international delicacies that will leave you wanting more. Try out their famous Ziti Baked pasta and their quick and easy callaloo quiche. Ziti Baked Prep time: 10...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2019 | 12:12 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Authentic Jamaican specialities met an array of international favourites on Saturday at the second ­biannual ‘For the Children’ fundraising concert hosted by the Issa Trust Foundation (ITF). Catering, offered by title sponsor Couples Sans Souci,...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2019 | 12:10 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Last Friday, the Jamaica Cultural Development Competition (JCDC) staged its Regional Culinary Arts Competition and Expo at the Chinese Benevolent Association Limited. The aim of the competition focused on organising a creative and competitive space...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2019 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Pizza and beer make a scrumptious treat. Add a burger or two to the delightful moment and the flavour profile gets even better. Pizza, Brew and Burger Too, that’s what The Knutsford Court Hotel calls the delicious weekly occasion. It has the New...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2019 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Blogging has progressed to a truly articulate art form. So many find it hard to master that craft, despite their interest. But one person who has emerged on the ‘savoury and sweet’ scene and dished out dominance in the ‘delectable department’ is...

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2019 | 12:25 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

The first ever staging of Kingston Curry Festival held recently, saw droves of food lovers pre-labouring their palates with all things curry. Cover charge aside, patrons were invited to purchase the wide array of everything curry and more, on...

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2019 | 12:22 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: With creative juices flowing unceasingly in melting pots, Executive Chef Daniel Schweizer is happiest in his industrial kitchen at the Sangster International Airport. Montegonians were recently given the green light to enter...

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2019 | 12:20 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The gush of pure, flowing water surrounded by beautifully lush greenery. This set the stage for the ‘scentsational’ flavours fresh from the smoking hot coal stove. A tasty experience at its finest was what Food recently experienced when we...

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2019 | 12:19 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Bakers, cake decorators and foodies from across the country made a sweet stop in Kingston last Sunday for the highly anticipated Sweetart Bake Expo. The mouth-watering experience was executed by Nestlé Toll House, which delivered a high-quality and...

Published:Thursday | May 23, 2019 | 12:19 AMRocheda Bartley/ - Gleaner Writer

A Smoother U always excites taste buds. The intimate one-year-old eatery is owned by medical practitioner Dr Cecily Burton. Speaking with Food recently, she explained that her unending passion for culinary artistry guides her as a restaurateur in...

Published:Thursday | May 23, 2019 | 12:10 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Pink Apron brought the party to Truck Stop on Tuesday as they celebrated the birthday of their co-owner Charissa Henry-Skyers. Decadent delights were created in record time as the Pink Apron team delivered savoury treats which had their customers...

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

Each day, more persons are opting out of the traditional nine-to-five job to discover their true calling and harness the power hidden within their passion. For Camille Morgan, creative director of Bake it Sweet Jamaica, baking started off as a love...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:09 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

They are not the usual beverages. Sweeter, healthier and more revitalising, they make ideal treats and thirst quenchers for your taste buds. What are they? Homemade natural juices by Trish McFarlane. All Things Juice(y) is the brand, which operates...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:08 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Over the years, the Culinary Federation of Jamaica, along with Best Dressed Chicken, has been putting chefs on show for all foodies and food experts to mingle and enjoy. Despite the earlier showers of rain, food fanatics from across Jamaica...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:26 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Sabrina Prendergast and Craig (Serani) Marsh are the owners of the intimate eating house, Plates By Sab. The restaurant provides homestyle cooked meals. Starting out as a home based establishment, the fairly new restaurant is now strategically...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:25 AMJessica Harrison /Gleaner Writer

Located just around the corner from Kingston’s corporate hub is Nirvanna, offering the finest of Indian fusion cuisine in a contemporary style and flair. The three-year-old restaurant has been stealing the hearts of locals and internationals who...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

‘Tis the season of blossom and bloom. Spring is most certainly in, so this means it’s time to start anew, in the kitchen too. With seasonal favorites such as asparagus, carrots, crisp salads, potatoes, spinach and pineapple, you can flourish with...

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