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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Lush greenery swaying as ambrosial aromas dance to reggae beats in the open air. The delights of savoury and sweet making a uniquely culinary convergence in the most serene of surroundings. Prepare to discover the true meaning of 'rustic meets...

Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 12:18 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

While the culinary contenders were busily working their magic in the kitchen, blades were drawn and the battle of the bartenders was on as they mixed things up in the mocktail to cocktail categories. As promised, Food trekked with the talented trio...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Greek musical interlude charged as warriors chiselled to perfection marked their 'wuk up' territory with a strong and steady march. This commanded the attention of all in attendance at the launch of Bacchanal Jamaica 2018.Dubbed 'Invictus: Conquer...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

It was a 'PAN-demonium' of flavour, as food lovers gathered at the transformed food hub in the parking lot of the National Stadium. PAN 2018 excited palates at its three regional Showdowns and the finals, held recently in Kingston.Set to whet and...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:14 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

A quaint atmosphere with the sweet scent of spices dancing in the inviting air. Currying flavour with culinary charm for this Restaurant Week and beyond is Mystic Thai Restaurant. Opening its doors just two and a half years ago, this is the third...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Celebrating its sixth year in Restaurant Week, Mystic India, one of the premier Indian restaurants located in Montego Bay, plans to do a takeover, 'palatably peaking', with bursts of dishes to savour. This time around, the esteemed restaurant is...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The second City of Jamaica just got a little cooler with the recent addition of Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records. UBTR MoBay opened in May of this year and has grown in strides and savoury strength since. Beyond the attention-grabbing statue of the...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Centrally located on Waterloo Road in Kingston, JoJo's Jerk Pit and More offers a rustic escape in the middle of the day. It's 'thyme' to make every curry and plant your taste buds into this all-time favourite. Succulent curried goat simmered to...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

First-timers to Restaurant Week DLE Cafe is already creating culinary waves in the city of Montego Bay the healthy way, since opening its doors just over a year ago. And the macadamia pistachio and walnut crusted salmon with forbidden black rice and...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Third-year participants of Restaurant Week Smoked Marlin Restaurant had put Hanover on the palatable map with a picturesque view and ranges of robust flavour. According to restaurant manager Dionne Reid, Smoked Marlin Restaurant returns each year...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The sweet indulgence of the most epic dishes. A beautiful ambience of cosy and relaxing dining, overlooking a breathtaking view of the ocean. Exceeding your palatable expectations for this Restaurant Week, while setting the tone for a night of pure...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Restaurant veterans JoJo's Jerk Pit and More is ready and eagerly waiting to serve up mouth watering goodness to food lovers for this upcoming Restaurant Week. Located on Waterloo Road, JoJo's is no stranger to the highly anticipated food event. The...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Marrying food with flavour can result in a satisfying 'happily ever after' for foodies. And setting that bar, 'A' Style, for this Restaurant Week is, you guessed it, A-Bar Restaurant and Lounge. According to Chef Dowayne Kenton, the three...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The Pallet, nestled in Kingston, has been making a savoury sweep since opening its doors almost a year ago. And for this Restaurant Week, the hidden gem is aspiring to boost flavour to the heights of a culinary cloud nine and beyond. Specialising in...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

This signature honey butter chicken, freshly prepared golden brown served with a honey butter and warm corn biscuits by Bubble and Spice will enchant your taste buds and redefine your way of enjoying fried chicken. For restaurant week, this...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Ready and eagerly waiting to make your Restaurant Week nice is the delightfully savoury-meets-sweet Bubble and Spice. Formerly known to diners as Rum Jungle, Coral Cliff reopened its doors in July of this year, renaming its restaurant. Bubble and...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Picture a beautifully quaint dining space embodying a unique Euro-Jamaican fusion of fine gastronomic cuisines. That savoury, thrilling experience awaits beyond the doors of Fromage Bistro on Hillcrest Avenue.As the excitement builds for the highly...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Rojo at the Spanish Court Hotel is a chic restaurant located in the business district of New Kingston.Opened for eight years and counting, the restaurant transcends palates, creating the ultimate epicurean escape. Rojo takes you on a luxurious...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

In honouring Usain Bolt, UBTR (Usain Bolt Tracks and Records) is challenging foodies to test the clock. Once you choose to dine from their lunch menu and place your order, if it isn't served hot and ready to devour in nine minutes and 58 seconds or...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Nothing brings countries closer together more than a cultural exchange. And since the way to any man's heart is through his stomach, the South African High Commission decided to make this trade with our green shores one of culinary persuasion.Acting...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

A fanfare of fashion in the presence of quality beer. Heineken International Bow Tie Day, set to excite guests last Tuesday night, did not disappoint in exceeding classic expectations.The bow tie event, an annual affair, dates back to the launch of...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Rushelle Townsend has had passion for culinary arts since she was 12 years old. Adding to the responsibility of cleaning and cooking in the household, the young chef took great pleasure in jazzing up several dishes. "I'd always be making incision in...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Resolving the issue of healthy living has become simpler with The Easy Diet Store.Food turned up the heat and stepped into the kitchen with co-owners, Bert Tomlinson and Michael Hayle. A flaming shrimp flambÈ later, we sought shade in the great...

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:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

There's nothing like a smooth, full-bodied, sweet or simply irresistible mix to start your weekend off on a high note. And last Monday, specially invited guests got into the 'Friday' spirit when they were treated to the tantalising taste of the new...

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