Food

Stirring The Pot @ Pink Apron

“You bring the people, we'll bring the food”... My good friend Melanie Henry and I felt that we would bring our goodly selves, confident that Pink Apron's chefs Charissa Henry, Brittany Ho and Josh Parkins would bring the food. We had to be... Read More

Stirring The Pot @ Wine With Me
Wine With Me, located on Norman Manley Boulevard, was our final Stirring The Pot stop Sunday and, as difficult as it was to leave The Cliff, quite frankly, turning down an opportunity to spend time with the inimitable Cecile Levee is unheard of, and rightly so! Who else...... Read More

What will you drink as you Royal-Watch?
The excitement is palpable as the world eagerly watches for upcoming events that will make 2018 a most exciting year for Britain's Royal family. Among them are:... Read More

Stirring The Pot @ Zest Restaurant, The Cliff Hotel
The Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards judges were back on the road Sunday. Negril was their final destination, but not before a breakfast and jumbo malt stop in MoBay at the iconic Pelican and a photo op at the larger-than-life iron image of Usain Bolt made entirely of bolts by...... Read More

Stirring The Pot @ Sharkies

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

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

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

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

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

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

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

A Look Back & To The Future

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

The 20th staging of the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards allows time for reflection on the road already travelled and the inroads yet to be made. A look back brought us to the Marketplace, established in 2006 by visionary Derrick Mahfood who saw... Read More



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