VIDEO: First at the Table

Thursday, November, 9 2017    

For the opening salvo of the three-day epicurean event mounted by Caribbean Producers Jamaica and held at Round Hill Hotel and Villas — Infiniti Indulgence — the hotel's award-winning executive chef Martin Maginley and caterer Christina Simonitsch presented... Read More

The Great Escape

Thursday, November, 9 2017    

What seemed an atypical lunch date between Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) Commercial Director Rhys Campbell and Round Hill Hotel and Villas Food and Beverage Director Hillary Stewart sparked a buoyant exchange of ideas that led to the conceptual shape of an epicurean... Read More

Piqued at Picante!

Thursday, November, 9 2017    

Night four of the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival, dubbed Picante, was an apt dedication to 'hot, zesty flavour', held at The Ruins, the Mona Visitors' Lodge two Fridays ago. Read More

The Last Hurrah!

Thursday, November, 9 2017    

All good things must, alas, come to an end! Even at the cashmere-chic Round Hill Hotel & Villas. And guests, after a six-course pairing that closed with desserts and non-stop partying till the wee hours of Sunday morning enjoyed a leisurely farewell brunch later... Read More

This Brittle Piggy

Thursday, November, 2 2017    

Who doesn't love pork? In particular, a crispy, chewy, succulent cut. On Saturday, October 21, pork lovers and food enthusiasts alike flocked Palm Drive at Hope Gardens to chow down on 'Everything Swine'. Pork Palooza, which represented the first event for the 2017 staging of the Jamaica... Read More

My JFDF Preferred Pours

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, November, 2 2017    

If the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival (JFDF) continues to raise the bar as it did with its 2017 event last week, it will certainly help to position Jamaica as a global gastronomy destination. Read More

A Third Helping of 'Pork'

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

“Jamaica Food & Drink Festival (JFDF)is off to a fine start. Kingston was abuzz, the phones were ringing with inquiries as to where people could cop tickets for the kick-off event, Copperwood's Pork Palooza. The only festival event with a competition element, we crowned our... Read More

Nestle Brunch on the Farm: Everything Strawberry!

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

The cool and hilly terrain of Content Gap, St Andrew was the site for strawberry-inspired Brunch on the Farm last week Wednesday. “This is just an absolutely splendid venue,” country manager of Nestlé Jamaica Daniel Caron told Thursday Food... Read More

Cheers to Pork Palooza!

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

“Select Brands was delighted to be the exclusive wines & spirits sponsor at the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival opening event, Pork Palooza where we focused on Stoli, which is known as 'The Vodka', and Santa Rita 120 wines from Chile. Wine and food are a natural marriage, so... Read More

Healthy Heroes

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

Banana Powered French Toast, Broccoli and Cheddar Power Puffs, Professor A & Mr Strong's Wonder Smoothie and Vision Masters' Colourful Salad were the creations for Nestlé's International Chef's Day celebration at their corporate office Friday last. Aptly themed... Read More

Seafood So Fresh & Alive

Thursday, October, 19 2017    

Rainforest Seafoods principals Brian and Shelagh Jardim opened the doors of their beautiful second-city home to industry partners and clients for Fresh, an exclusive tasting of offerings from their Scottish partner, Loch Fyne Oysters. Read More

JFDF's 'Sneak' Peek

Thursday, October, 19 2017    

'Eight platings, fine wine, great ambience' is how the organisers of the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival presented the concept of Sneak Taste, a prix fixe menu, offering culinary snapshots of what is to come on the themed nights of the festival's imminent second staging. A circle of... Read More

A Culinary Installation

Thursday, October, 19 2017    

 “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” — Ernest Hemingway Read More

Miss T's newest creation: introducing “Di Wine Yaad”

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, October, 19 2017    

Miss T's Kitchen chef/patron Anna-Kay Tomlinson has made a name for herself both locally and internationally with her culinary oasis in the heart of Ocho Rios. She is about to add an exciting new wine destination called “Di Wine Yaad” to the market. Read More

A Culinary Installation at Arcadia

Thursday, October, 12 2017    

DUNCANS, Trelawny beckoned Sunday to the elevated climes beyond the rural hamlet of Samuel Prospect, stopping only upon crossing a palm-lined threshold leading to Arcadia — the historic great house built in 1832 of chatteron lacework and wood, and owned by husband-and-wife... Read More


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