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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...

Published:Thursday | January 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The fusion of flavours, so dangerously fulfilling, that you will have no choice but to return for more. That is the experience in the Inferno Kitchen. F ood caught up with the owner, Damion Haynes, to find out more about his heated passion. “My...

Published:Thursday | January 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Rum Festival is back for its second staging, and has already set a precedent of excellence at its recently held launch at the East Lawns of Devon House. Food was on location to savour every mouth-watering moment. The enchanting getaway...

Published:Thursday | December 5, 2019 | 12:00 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:Friday | November 29, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Illuminating streams of light shone on a stunning mural of the Eiffel Tower. Local kings and queens adorned in their finest garb gathered and feasted on the fabulous spread of international cuisine created with local herbs and spices. Eleni’s...

Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 12:52 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Stunning modern, chic, French decor, resonating French melodies and exquisite French-infused cuisine. Experience engaging flavour like no other at Fromage Bistro. The quaint bistro on Hillcrest Avenue is home to one of the pioneering, longstanding...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

What’s a healthy lifestyle without nutrition? The answer: nothing. It has been said that a person’s diet outweighs exercise when it comes to shedding and keeping off that excess fat. Entrepreneur Cherine Forbes has managed to balance the two,...

Published:Thursday | September 26, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Penetrating eyes, lustful smiles, and the clink of wine glasses gave way to engaging and scintillating conversation. Beautiful couple Trayce Ann Henry and Merrick Marshall sat down to a romantic dinner for two, wining and dining at the lovely Blue...

Published:Friday | September 20, 2019 | 12:24 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Who wouldn’t want to soar to new and exciting professional heights? Last Tuesday, Sagicor Life Jamaica celebrated 121 top financial advisers who were inducted into the Sagicor High Flyers Club with a lavish luncheon at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel....

Published:Thursday | September 19, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

There’s so much to be said about the pure indulgence of a guilty pleasure. Treating customers to the creatively chic delights of desserts for more than a decade is cake connoisseur, Sweet Mischief Ja. Food went behind the scenes to find out more...

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