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Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:17 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter

Larry Gardiner returns to the place that he calls home to add a bit of sweetness with BabyLove's Twist.Born in England to Jamaican parents Gardiner lived there until the age of 12 years and then he came to Jamaica, the place that he has ever since...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Stirring their savoury pots and dishing out plates and boxes of gastronomic goodness is popular eatery Jacob's Place.Known for being the food and entertainment hub of King's Plaza, they've recently moved to Springvale Avenue, this February to be...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/ Staff Reporter

The summer is blazing and the The Deck is trying to match up to the heat by adding a few new cocktails to their catalogue.The Wrayito and the Sangster's Chocolate Seduction are just two of the new loves. The Wrayito is a play on the traditional...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Pranganat is a powerhouse that provides flavoursome, healthy smoothies for everyone in and around town. It's owned by Sasha-Gail Haase, an ambitious immigration consultant who comprehends the significance of organic farming and the secret of using...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/ Staff Reporter

Sippin' Live is what Sherece Cowan calls "eco-cuisine". She defines it as a fusion of raw and gently cooked plant-based dishes with organic and sustainably sourced ingredients. She has recently added their Sippin' Live Garden, which provides more...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

"Negril was lacking a real Jamaican restaurant that specialises in good old-fashioned home-cooked meals," said Devon 'Kenny' Johnson, owner of Public House Restaurant. With the help of Appleton Estate, Johnson decided to make it his mission to...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Good food, great friends and even greater fun! This season wouldn't be complete without a barbecue, and last Saturday, specially invited guests ditched the city for a totally gastronomic getaway, courtesy of rum masters Appleton Estate and culinary...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:37 AMRocheda Bartley

Everybody deserves a little taste of bliss. A scoop of luscious ice cream essentially, could be is needed. And now, Kremi Bliss is taking it to the corporate world giving individuals an opportunity to make their own flavours. Kremi Bliss is...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Plans for the staging of PAN 2018 were announced during a '90s-themed dancehall party held on Thursday, July 5, at the National Stadium in Kingston. PAN partners, media, well-wishers and lovers of authentic Jamaican PAN chicken came out for a...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

Like Picasso in his studio, Simone Haughton-Campbell is a genius in her dining room. Jamaica's only female executive chef employed to a large hotel chain took Food on a titillating gastronomic journey recently, at one of the six speciality...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

In the heart of Westmoreland lies a unique blend of class and culture which has etched its name in the souls of the locals. Guangos Jerk Centre has been the one-stop shop for authentic Jamaican cuisine since September 9, 2017."I thought that Savanna...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Clear skies, radiant summer sun and swaying palm trees in the backdrop. Sounds like paradise, right? GraceKennedy hosted a private tasting of the Grace Kitchen Cafe for the greatest concert festival in Jamaica: Reggae Sumfest, last weekend at...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

"I'm built for comfort, not speed." That has been my mantra for as long as I could remember - blame it on the fluff *wink*.But I've found myself applying this same principle to how I broach the subject of dating. Welcome to Single but Iffy to Mingle...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/ Staff Reporter

Summer, the best season, the reason to pull out those swimsuits and indulge in every beach activity, whether it be day or night. But it is also the hottest season and we definitely need to remember to go bottoms up with those water bottles.Health...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Jungle Fyah Jerk Centre Restaurant is dubbed as Jamaica's hottest buffet style restaurant that fires up taste buds with a number of authentic dishes. This Bayside based eatery has left an indelible mark on foodies in...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

"Tourist mostly enjoy a fusion of flavours, for example, 'Jerk Salmon'" declared JCDC awardee and · la carte chef at the Hotel Four Seasons in Kingston. Sadia Henry has been a part of the JCDC family since 1997 when she entered her Gimblin...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The secret to any epic drink mix lies not only within its flavour but in understanding the spirit's body and ambrosial aromas too.Recently, Diageo spirits guru and ambassador for the Johnnie Walker brand, Arturo Savage, conducted a series of...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter

Owner of The Pub, Howard McIntosh, was well supported by family and friends on the 10th anniversary of the chill spot located at the Mayfair Hotel. Known for its fine cocktails and laid-back feel, it is an easy getaway for all who want somewhere to...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As Scotiabank steps up its Nutrition for Learning (NFL) programme, targeting students in 38 primary level institutions, it recently hosted workshops for several school canteen cooks. The workshops, which have been conducted by master chef Jacqui...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:19 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

"I can cook any dish, and the funny thing is I don't eat meat, and I have never had meat from birth, but I can cook it and I can almost guarantee that it is the best, " said eighty-seven-year-old Barbara Hepburn...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

It's easy to find Caribbean restaurateurs in New York, harder to find ones that have the authentic flavours that the islands are known for. Having beans and rice does not really sound that visually appealing to the average Jamaican roaming the...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/ Gleaner Writer

Mimosas, sangrias and frappes. That was a taste of the sipping offerings at the highly anticipated grand opening of Starbucks in St Andrew last Sunday afternoon. The Liguanea launch saw sponsors and socialites coming out in fabulous apparel to the...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The term 'run a boat' refers to an age-old Jamaican tradition where the community comes together, pooling money and food to prepare one delicious meal. Running a boat is usually done outside on woodfire or charcoal stove, but can also be done in the...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 11:19 PMRocheda Bartley

It's the summer now, so what could be more refreshing than fruits? Food, decided to put a little twist on the flavours by asking men this juicy question: if you could describe your woman as a fruit, which one would it be and why?Fruit of life, as...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sreet food has long been part of Jamaican culture. However, in recent years, many entrepreneurs and even corporate companies are taking it up a notch and cashing in. Among them is an innovative mobile hot-dog stand called Yeaah Dawg.The brainchild...

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