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Stories by Rocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:08 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Chef Michael Ellis is a self-taught pastry chef who is capturing palates with decadent flavours. Known for his exceptionally exquisite and exotic pastry items, he knows how to answer your sweet-tooth desires and absolves uneasiness for the urge to...

Published:Thursday | November 21, 2019 | 12:17 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

You may know him from the 2016 Taste of Jamaica Culinary Competition as the bartender who made his ‘rum drink’ without the rum. The accidental mishap rendered him to settle for third place; but fast-forward three years later and Dewayne Barnett is...

Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 12:11 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

At just three years old Woodstock Negril is already won over the hearts of its native parish foodies. Making its first appearance in Restaurant Week, the eatery is prepared to do the same with its new guests. Its looking to boost its clientele...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:23 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Whitebones Seafood Restaurant is no stranger to The Gleaner-sponsored Restaurant Week. For years, it has been pleasing foodies with its dishes. This year, the tradition will continue. Known for offering a myriad of seafood items such as crabs,...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:23 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Calling all seafood lovers, Matthews Sushi Bar- Restaurant is about to create history with tantalising offerings, participating in Restaurant Week (RW) for the first time. Matthew Wallace opened the establishment earlier this year. His love for...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:22 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Steak House on the Verandah has been creating waves since its opening two years ago. Now, it’s taking its flavour jamboree to the jubilant food fiesta, Restaurant Week. David Read, the restaurant’s manager, is preparing to serve foodies with unique...

Published:Thursday | October 17, 2019 | 10:01 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

F lair turned 35 yesterday. To mark the special milestone, we celebrated in style with great food at a #LiveWithFlair Luncheon on Tuesday afternoon. Held in honour of breast cancer survivors, the Blue Mountain Suite of The Knutsford Court Hotel in...

Published:Thursday | October 3, 2019 | 12:23 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Melting Pot Restaurant and Lounge is intensifying the adventure through its new and delicious vegetarian haute cuisine dishes. Sticking to its tasty reputation, the Knutsford Court Hotel-based food sanctum continues to offer exquisite Caribbean...

Published:Thursday | September 19, 2019 | 12:07 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

For the love of food and hunger for an enchanting adventure, pack your bags and head on over to Barbican. There’s a new bistro in town. Indians are known for their culinary prowess in orchestrating a symphony of spices. But Cafe Hibiscus is taking...

Published:Thursday | September 12, 2019 | 12:29 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Imagine walking into a room filled with the aromas of freshly brewed coffee, sweet flavours of chocolate and freshly baked puddings. Oh, how wonderful it is to start your day right. What’s even better is to end it on a high. A cup of coffee, hot...

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 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 | 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 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 2, 2019 | 12:09 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

David Nelson got bored of traditional meal options, so he started on a flavoursome venture, resulting in Roti Wraps n More. The eatery on Parkington Plaza opened its doors less than a week ago. Previously, they operated as a home-based...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:08 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

With more than two decades of culinary artistry under his belt, Wenford Simpson continues to please gustatory cells worldwide. He is now preparing to release his first cookbook in a few weeks. But first, Chef Simpson is giving you a delicious...

Published:Thursday | April 4, 2019 | 12:25 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Candy Saga Bar, a premium sweet tooth club, exists to serve your desires with luscious treats that will inevitably enliven the child in you. The virtual catering company specialises in supplying confectionaries that add excitement and character to...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:24 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

What’s better than enjoying mouthfuls of delicious foods without stressing about weight or eating unhealthily? Nothing! And that’s what The Healthy Chef Gourmet Meal Club lives for while promoting healthy living. Your health matters! That’s the...

Published:Thursday | March 21, 2019 | 12:06 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Eating healthily does not mean you have to follow a bland and strict routine. In fact, substituting your usual unhealthy bites with flavoursome shakes, smoothies, natural juices and teas is one way to go. This is the aim of Healthy Way Nutrition...

Published:Thursday | March 14, 2019 | 12:07 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Every day is a new opportunity to relish some good food. And with Food Trucks of Jamaica driving out Curbside Eats, the first unit from its meals, on-wheels line, you’ll have even more tastier possibilities. It’s the brainchild of the ­autodidact...

Published:Friday | March 8, 2019 | 12:09 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

With International Women’s Day in full swing, one can’t help but celebrate all the queens for their admirable accomplishments and unwavering efforts. Balance for better! Yes, that’s the goal. Do you know what it takes for these doyennes to strike a...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

It’s home to some of the most genuine and fine-tasting Trinidad and Tobago street food in Jamaica. Nichole Superville - Hall, native of the southermost twin island, is the owner of the eatery who continues to tantalise taste buds with unforgettable...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

The rewarding Chinese-Jamaican Human Resource Development Co-operation Programme was the centre of attention for guests who gathered in a section of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, transforming the mood into one of jubilance, on...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Bush and Water is transforming the 'foodscape' of Portmore with an ocean of creative flavours.The five-month-old restaurant is owned by Ilesha Williams, who first started out selling plantains, callaloo and a variety of seafood. But a desire for...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

In recognition of World AIDS Day, the gardens of Devon House became the base of a jolly affair, as several families flooded the area to partake in a fun-filled day and health fair.Organised by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Jamaica (AHF), a non-...

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