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Published:Thursday | May 12, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson /Staff Reporter

It is no surprise that our island is synonymous with providing a melting pot of spices and flavours for palates all across the world. But every once in a while, dining calls for stepping outside of the lunch box and trying something different....

Published:Thursday | May 12, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/ Staff Reporter

“We are rum people’’ continues to resonate in the minds, hearts, and bellies of friends and family. So what happens when such smooth liquid is infused with the most decadent of dishes? A spirited experience like no other! Rum, according to Chef...

Published:Thursday | May 12, 2022 | 12:06 AMDave Rodney/Gleaner Writer

I arrived from Nice, in France, to Monaco by train, a mere US$5 ride. I resisted Uber as I wanted to enjoy the panorama of the creamy Mediterranean cliffs, framed by the massive rectangular train windows. Some of my fellow diners at the trendy and...

Published:Thursday | May 12, 2022 | 12:05 AMRasbert Turner/Gleaner Writer

Located along the Spanish Town bypass in St Catherine is an epicurean oasis with a down-to-earth name, Ah It Man, that has been tantalising the taste buds of its growing clientèle. The well-appointed food stop, located about 50 metres from the Food...

Published:Thursday | May 5, 2022 | 12:07 AM

It’s Cinco De Mayo, which is the perfect time to enjoy a margarita. This cocktail combines unique Jamaican flavours with spicy pizzaz in a glass. From the first sip, your taste buds will be enveloped with a tantalising combination of savoury,...

Published:Thursday | May 5, 2022 | 12:07 AMCarl Gilchrist/Gleaner Writer

Since its launch in 2020, the Plantation Smokehouse in Richmond, St Ann, has developed an enviable reputation as a choice location for foodies. Many journey from Kingston to St Ann to experience Plantation Smokehouse’s tantalising dishes; however...

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2022 | 12:10 AM

Did someone say Cinco de Mayo? That’s right, the popular Mexican holiday is just around the corner, giving us another excuse to whip up something delicious in the kitchen for our friends and family to enjoy. Plus, at Food we like to share and try...

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Kingston continues to be the metropolis for great taste. And with a new restaurant in town that provides an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can ignite your taste buds and engage in an exploration of exciting island...

Published:Thursday | April 14, 2022 | 12:11 AM

It’s Easter time in Jamaica and that means celebration. Whether it is through religious gatherings and communions or concerts and parties, we’re always up for a good time, especially when the pot is on and wine is being poured. Let’s take a look...

Published:Thursday | April 14, 2022 | 12:10 AM

Monymusk Plantation Rum unveiled the new designs for its premium rums – Classic Gold and Special Reserve – at the 2022 Jamaica Rum Festival’s launch held at the Formal Gardens of Devon House on Tuesday night. Brand mixologist Trevor Luke showcased...

Published:Thursday | April 14, 2022 | 12:10 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica is the land of wood and water…oh…and beer, which was a source of the inspiration behind the culinary pairing sessions held at the Jamaica Food and Drink Kitchen (JFDK) for its inaugural Kingston Beer Fest. When that culinary experience is...

Published:Thursday | April 14, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff reporter

The Easter season evokes classic memories of quality time, family traditions, religion and good food. It’s also that time of year when bakeries compete for who has the freshest and tastier bun. But with COVID-19 shattering the economy, it’s...

Published:Thursday | April 7, 2022 | 12:09 AM

Aperol proved to be the perfect aperitif at The Distinguished Awards cocktail mixer last Monday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Light on alcohol content (11%), but with a rich and complex taste deriving from the infusion of a blend of high-quality...

Published:Thursday | April 7, 2022 | 12:06 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Last Monday’s The Distinguished Awards Luncheon held inside the Montego Suite at The Jamaica Pegasus was full of laugher, empowering energy, the good company of women of diverse personalities supporting the work and sharing their love for each...

Published:Thursday | March 31, 2022 | 12:08 AM

Appleton Estate was named the Second-Best Caribbean Rum Distillery by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Sint Maarten’s Topper’s Rhum was given the top spot. A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees,...

Published:Thursday | March 31, 2022 | 12:08 AMCarl Gilchrist/Gleaner Writer

Executive Chef Randie Anderson is urging the building of awareness of the importance of gastronomy so that Jamaica may benefit even more from its culinary offerings. Anderson, who is also a culinary evaluator, certified culinary administrator,...

Published:Thursday | March 31, 2022 | 12:05 AMSade Gardner/Staff Reporter

When Ana-Alicia Beckford launched Batter Up in January 2021, she quickly differentiated her brand with innovative offerings like mimosa cupcakes, rum and raisin cheesecake and bun and cheese cupcakes. Her ability to “batter up” beautiful and...

Published:Thursday | March 24, 2022 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

What began as Whitney Walcott freshly preparing lunch from home and selling from under a tent at the front of her partner’s workplace on weekends to earn extra cash, soon grew into the chef having her own cooking establishment and creating online...

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2022 | 12:06 AM

To understand a culture, one has to get a taste of it. The moment I stepped into Waah Gwaan Cafe, I knew this was a home away from home. In the true spirit of a Jamaican adventure, this food journey started with being lost before finding an...

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

They say, “Do what you love, and you won’t work a day in your life.” When Aaliyah Terrelonge, a firm believer of this mantra, found herself at a career crossroads, she decided that her fate was best served in delivering flavour in every ‘Playte’....

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2022 | 12:08 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

With what can be described as a no-frills restaurant, a short walk from the centre of Falmouth’s busy town and the historic port, Peppers Jerk Centre boasts unexpected flavour and a secret spicy rub that combines to make a fiery menu to feast on....

Published:Thursday | March 3, 2022 | 12:12 AM

Nirvanna Global officially opened its doors on Saturday, and immediately had customers wanting to sample their fare. Located at Kingston’s Progressive Shopping Centre in Barbican, the restaurant and bar offers a fusion of dishes based on cultures...

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2022 | 12:10 AMDebra Edwards/Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor

While simple, patties are fast-food royalty in Jamaica, so it’s no surprise that King Patty’s is making an imperial name for itself stateside. The patty brand was formed in October 2020 by Jamaicans living in the United States, Adam ‘Silent Addy’...

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The key to any good drink is finding the right balance between flavours, creativity, secret ingredients, technique and, of course, high spirits. Today is World Bartender Day, so let’s drink to this special occasion with local bartender and...

Published:Thursday | February 17, 2022 | 12:10 AM

Andrew Campbell’s journey in mixology has spanned more than 10 years, with his professional career as a bartender dating as far back as 2003, and including stints at the Hilton Hotel, Mayfair Hotel, Cuddy’s, and the Acropolis Gaming Lounge. The...

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