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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“Happiness is drinking the milk from the coconut.” For so many food lovers out there, this is not only the tasty truth, it is a gastronomic gospel as well. Welcome to What’s Your Flavour? This week, Food takes a closer look at the delicious...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:30 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

‘Tis the season for scrumptious seafood. And if you’re cheffing things up at home with the pescatarian variety, that’s great. But if you want to take a break or this is just not up your alley of things culinary, why not seafood with D85 Lounge?...

Published:Friday | June 19, 2020 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” If the sentiment shared by Jim Valvano resonates with the paternal figure of your life, then gifting him for this Father’s Day is a no-brainer. The special...

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2020 | 12:20 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Sunday is all about giving dads the royal treatment. So let’s mix it up on Father’s Day by lifting their ‘spirits’. Senior Blender of Appleton Estate David Morrison told Food that the best way to celebrate the special occasion is by indulging in an...

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

They say happiness is when your father praises you for your cooking. Since Father’s Day is coming up, and the global pandemic has shifted our view of luxuries like restaurants, why not provide fine dining for Dad from the comfort of your home?...

Published:Friday | June 12, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Independent and strong, this fierce queen sets the pace, ruling over Jamaica’s soca kingdom. Her bright smile and her gym body is no match for her strength, talent, passion and youthful exuberance. She has no apologies for her behaviour, and has...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2020 | 12:21 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then Sean Hoo has found a creative way to cater to the palates of food lovers everywhere. He discovered his love for the culinary arts during his formative years, courtesy of his grandmothers. “I...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2020 | 12:18 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

There’s something heartwarming about indulging in a hot home-cooked meal that was freshly prepared at a restaurant. One eatery which prides itself on bringing you the very best in Jamaican flavour is M10 Bar and Grill. Marketing consultant for M10...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Capturing the hearts of many worldwide with warmth and authenticity, Meet the Mitchells provides the ultimate in home entertainment for families, couples, and even singles. This YouTube series is the brainchild of local celebrity Tami Chin Mitchell...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

After a brief hiatus, Yanique Barrett, better known as The Curvy Diva, is back on social media, sizzling more than ever before! The artiste and social media influencer, who has always been a fan of bringing flavour in the kitchen, is now launching...

Published:Monday | June 1, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” Strutting new life into the words of Coco Chanel is local fashion modelling agency, Saint International. The pioneer company celebrates another major global marquee moment with Saint...

Published:Thursday | May 28, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

'Gourmet Food Done Fast'. That's the 'plate to palate' mantra of Di Grill Shack Limited. Located on Phoenix Avenue, the restaurant has been offering scrumptious signature meals since 2012. According to General Manager Jennile Berth, ?It was born...

Published:Thursday | May 14, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

According to Amit Ray, “Each moment has a different flavour, different beauty and different texture.” That’s the epic experience Jason Harvy is counting on once you enter Exit 21. Harvy always dreamed of becoming a restaurateur. “Exit 21, it is a...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2020 | 8:45 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Life brings many reasons to celebrate, and the right meal can set the mood for an amazing time. Mother’s Day is almost here, and since we’re unable to dine out, let’s go fancy on the feastings. Have you ever had stuffed chicken breasts with candied...

Published:Thursday | April 30, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

American author, inspirational speaker and newspaper columnist, Regina Brett, once articulated, “If baking is any labour at all, it’s a labour of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation.” With everyone staying at home during...

Published:Friday | April 24, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

IF MIXOLOGY is artistry in motion, then consider the instruments as the canvas, the ingredients as the paint, and Randeen Thomas as the Pablo Picasso of his time, giving spirits new life. Some might be familiar with ‘The Big Belly Bartender’,...

Published:Tuesday | April 21, 2020 | 12:22 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

When Tomeika Flemmings and Matthew McFarlane’s plans to get married seemed threatened by the coronavirus pandemic, they decided to go ahead with the ceremony in the safest way possible. The lovebirds first met during their formative years in high...

Published:Thursday | April 16, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

According to marketing manager of Worthy Park Estate, Tamika West, because Rum-Bar brings the fun and vibes wherever, they are there to lighten the mood by delighting taste buds with simple and satisfying mixes from the comfort of your home. “...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

COVID-19 is still the topic of most conversations, but guess what’s tomorrow? Good Friday - Easter has officially begun. For foodies, this means stocking up on the season’s sweet staple: bun and cheese. Looking to spice up your taste buds in the...

Published:Thursday | April 2, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Groceries are essential to nourishment, sustenance and good health. But if you’re looking to spice things up in the kitchen for the entire family, it might be a viable option to quarantine and cuisine with Peppatree. According to the company’s...

Published:Thursday | March 26, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“There’s no sincere love than the love of food.” George Bernard Shaw might have been the one to say this, but living this passion out loud is the owner of 876 Terrace Bar and Grill, Careem Mullings. He was able to rediscover his love for culinary...

Published:Thursday | March 19, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Nothing brings family together more than food. And with everyone in some form of quarantine due to the pandemic of COVID-19, this is a great time to reduce panic and fear by getting the children creatively involved in the culinary ‘feastivities’....

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Let food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. For centuries, herbal teas have provided a host of nutritional benefits such as relieving stress and boosting the immune system. Looking to revitalise one hot or cold sip at a time is Zon...

Published:Thursday | February 27, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Are you ready for the Jamaica Rum Festival 2020? Well, exciting mixes are brewing as we draw closer to the event’s second staging. Rum lovers, producers, connoisseurs and purveyors will converge at Hope Gardens to feast and sip on an epic...

Published:Thursday | February 20, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

If you can’t stand this heat, then step away from the bar! Jamaica Rum Festival is gearing up to be the hottest and spirited you will ever experience. And since the highly anticipated event is a little over a week away, let’s get fired up by giving...

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