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Food

Published:Thursday | February 20, 2020 | 12:15 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 | February 20, 2020 | 12:12 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

If you happen to be in the Ocho Rios area, visit Kris’o Cafe Express because they’re serving breakfast all day! Located upstairs the popular Taj Mahal Plaza, with a view of busy Main Street, this eatery promises a relaxed and rewarding experience...

Published:Thursday | February 20, 2020 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Sweet perfection, decadent flavours and peculiar creations! That’s what A Likkle Slice of Heaven is known for. It’s a small home-based bakery that’s anchored in St Andrew and keeps surprising dessert lovers with enticing offers. Entrepreneur and...

Published:Thursday | February 13, 2020 | 12:16 AMKrysta Anderson/ - Gleaner Writer

Food is love. And no company understands this more than the one that has been bringing good taste to life for half a century. On Monday night, representatives officially announced the new face of Grace: Chef Shea Stewart (cue a round of applause)....

Published:Thursday | February 13, 2020 | 12:13 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Located just on the outskirts of Montego Bay on a beautiful beachfront property is Chill Out Hut. What started out as a place only for friends to hang out as they enjoy fine beverages quickly turned into a dining experience with music and an...

Published:Thursday | February 13, 2020 | 12:08 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

The humble Atlantic herring, commonly known as sprat in Jamaica, was the given pride of place at Couples San Souci’s 14th anniversary celebrations recently. The chefs were kept busy because as soon as they reloaded the platters of the tiny fish...

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2020 | 12:12 AM

Portmore has been around for decades, but recent development in the Sunshine City has led more and more businesses to set up shop there. In addition to BPOs, gyms and chain establishments, restaurants and sports bars have also started appearing in...

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2020 | 12:11 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

At least once per week, we suggest ditching the fried chicken with curried gravy and ask yourself, “Y not pita?” Since 2012, Y Not Pita has been a lunchtime hotspot for scores of people who prefer Mediterranean-style healthy eats. Located in the...

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2020 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson /Gleaner Writer

For many, the year started on a high. Let’s ride that train one-way to the kitchen. Piquing palates by telling a unique story of herbs, spices and flavour to a hungry man is no easy mission. And with taste evolving over the last couple of years,...

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2020 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Cuisine de Nancy is pulling in waves of flavours in St Ann, Montego Bay and Kingston. Etched along the north coast, Discovery Bay to be exact, the growing catering establishment offers a delectable taste experience for all. Marlice Webb is a...

Published:Thursday | January 30, 2020 | 12:10 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Zack’s Smoke Shack is offering authentic American-style barbecue in a rustic, chic and comfortable environment since the start of 2020. This smoke pit is the only one of its kind on the island and is tucked in the right hand, front corner of the...

Published:Thursday | January 30, 2020 | 12:09 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

One of the most important aspects of any event is the open bar, and the presentation of said bar should be a top priority. WedBars has been bringing beauty and opulence to weddings and small private soirees by offering bespoke bar designs,...

Published:Thursday | January 30, 2020 | 12:06 AMRocheda Bartley/ - Gleaner Writer

Danya’s Coffee Barrel has only been on Harbour Street, downtown Kingston, for two months, but already it’s brewing palatable reputations. The intimate and inviting site serves an array of light bites, pastries, and/of course coffee, all...

Published:Thursday | January 30, 2020 | 12:05 AMDanik Frazer/Gleaner Writer

Gentlemen, gentlemen, gather round! Even to have an opinion on the stuff. This time, we headed out to CPJ Market to get our hands on some cold brews we think you should venture to try. It can’t always be Heineken and Red Stripe, no matter how good...

Published:Thursday | January 23, 2020 | 12:17 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Some food pairings are like a match made in heaven. For instance, wine and cheese. Identifying foods that go well together from a flavour standpoint can be a tasty exercise while others can be odd. Food went on an adventure to see how foodies mix...

Published:Thursday | January 23, 2020 | 12:15 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 | 12:12 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 | January 23, 2020 | 12:12 AMDanik Frazer/Gleaner Writer

If you’re looking to add a little gourmet to your life, take a trip up to Manor Park’s newest butchery, The Butcher’s Block. Tucked away in Manor Plaza, The Butcher’s Block is an artisanal shop that carries everything you’ll need to plan a...

Published:Thursday | January 23, 2020 | 12:11 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Health fusion Chef Christopher Sinclair McCalla is making indulging in guilty pleasures more wholesome and tasty. He likes to create exquisite low-calorie entrees, which help with weight loss. The young professional cook acknowledges that dieting...

Published:Thursday | January 16, 2020 | 12:17 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

An ambrosial meal is often paired with an excellent bottle of wine. This week, we’re headed on an epicurean journey to witness a match made in Chive’s Kitchen as it marries wines from Betco Premier Limited, a 20-year-old wine distribution company,...

Published:Thursday | January 16, 2020 | 12:07 AM

Kingston is chock-full of yummy eateries offering a variety of cuisines and flavours that challenge the palate or offer those good wholesome tastes that remind us of home. If you’re a bit of an adventurous eater, someone who prefers trying...

Published:Thursday | January 9, 2020 | 12:39 AMRasbert Turner/Gleaner Writer

Since opening its doors at Container Plaza in Old Harbour, St Catherine, back in June of 2017, Food is happy to report that Di Lip Smacking Kitchen continues to satisfy taste buds of varied customers. The small establishment maintains the balance...

Published:Thursday | January 9, 2020 | 12:20 AMDanik Frazer/Gleaner Writer

If there’s one thing Jamaicans can boast about, it’s having a reliable and recognisable brand with major marketability. Brand Jamaica not only has music and beautiful vistas on its roster, but also, and maybe most importantly for those of us who ‘...

Published:Thursday | January 9, 2020 | 12:19 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Dream up a feast with fried and curried crab, lobster and shrimp, steamed bammy, fried plantains and a lot of steamed vegetables. You can have all of this in one place, Jolly’s Restaurant and Lounge. For more than 42 years, the recently renovated...

Published:Thursday | January 2, 2020 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Dajorn Commock is an expert mixologist of six years; so you know you can count on him to excite you with exotic mixes for the new year. Food charged Commock with a task to create drink ideas to help you through the new year. He created four,...

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