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Gabriella's Cosmetics' Fairy Brush Collection

It is widely accepted that the invention of the make-up brush was by the Egyptians for use amongst their well-to-do. Centuries later, in 1925, the BBC reported the discovery of a Saxon cemetery on Argyll Avenue, Luton, England, where, buried amongst... Read More

Stirring The Pot @ Sharkies
The immediately visible signage at Sharkies — 'We guarantee fast service... no matter how long it takes' and 'Hurricane Evacuation Plan ... Grab a beer and run like hell' — set the tone for a playful and laid-back atmosphere. Check your ego at the door and enjoy the moment.... Read More

Stirring The Pot @ Di Wine Yaad
All good things must, alas, come to an end and so has Week 1 of our Stirring The Pot tour. Where to wrap our Ochi leg became a no-brainer...... Read More

Everything Is A Blend
Most wine lovers don't realise that practically all wines are very carefully crafted blends. Some wines, like those from Bordeaux, are a blend of different grape varietals from a certain grape-growing region. More common, however, is the blending process that takes place to make a wine...... Read More

Kayter's Italian Pop-Up: Devon House

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Chefs Christina Simonitsch and Alexa Von Strolley took 40 taste buds on an all-expense-paid trip to Italy, Friday last, when they, together with partners Select Brands Jamaica Ltd, hosted another of their increasingly popular pop-up dinners at their Kayter location in Kingston. Read More

Stirring The Pot @ SeaSide Dutchie

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Our #StirringThePot2018 culinary escapade commenced at SeaSide Dutchie at Alterry Beach, Priory St Ann. As we disembarked the bus and made our way to the restaurant we were met by salty yet refreshing sea breeze kisses and caressing rays of sunshine on our skin setting the tone for the... Read More

Gardening — April 15

Betty Ashley | Sunday, April, 15 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc: I do not have much outdoor space so I would like to grow my orchids indoors. I am told, however, that very few plants survive indoors. Your advice would be much appreciated.Ruth C S Read More

Gabriella's Cosmetics Glam Squad Face-Off

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

Gabriella's Cosmetics AG (Switzerland), through its Jamaican subsidiary Gabriella's Cosmetics (Ja) Limited, has partnered with the Jamaica Observer to unearth and nurture the next generation of image architects from whose hands and lens stories of Jamaican beauty will unfold on the pages... Read More

Rum Flight With Joy Spence

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

There was much to learn, but a rum module with Appleton Rum Master Blender Joy Spence is as relaxing as her own personality. So in a laid-back setting punctuated by selfies with a living legend, Thursday Food learnt about the characteristics of... Read More

Wine: Is it An Acquired Taste?

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Last weekend a group of friends gathered to offer condolences to our group “president” who recently lost his father. There is hardly a time when ladies and gentlemen gather under these conditions without the support of a few glasses or bottles of alcoholic beverage. This time... Read More

Best New Product 2018 Nominee: Rainforest Seafoods Limited (Part1)

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Rainforest Seafoods developed the Home Chef line of products because... Rainforest Seafoods is always looking to bring innovation to our industry and to share new, exciting products with our customers that either help make their lives easier, more delicious or both! It is in this spirit... Read More

Best New Product 2018 Nominee: Betty Cinnamon Vanilla Nutmeg Condensed Milk (Part 2)

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Seprod made this product... to re-energise the brand and provide more options for our consumers.  Read More

Best New Product 2018 Nominee: Meta-Balance 360 Ready-Made Meals (Part 3)

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Meta-Balance 360 Ready-Made Meals is the result… of the lack of healthy low-calorie, easy, convenient meals that are cost-effective and will allow one to achieve their health goals while still enjoying their favourite foods.  Read More

Vows: 'Mi Luv Yuh'

Monday, April, 9 2018    

Oncologist Riti Vora wed medical doctor Givenchy Manzano on Friday, July 14, 2017 at Borghinvilla, Discovery Bay, St Ann. Vows takes you from “Hello” to “I do”. Read More

Aw Fashion: Bare Necessities

Monday, April, 9 2018    

This year's Carnival brought with it sultry costumes, great vibes and revellers who had been anticipating the season since last year's close. In the wave of yesterday's bedazzled pieces we're sure a few caught your eyes and left you wondering who made them. Quite a few were made by... Read More



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