Heecha, the Asian milk/iced tea shop

Thursday, January, 25 2018    

In Mandarin, the word 'hee' means happy and lucky and 'cha' means tea. Together they form an interesting name combo — Heecha — for a milk and iced tea store located beside General Food Supermarket in Liguanea Plaza. It's also making its debut in Jamaica. Read More

Meatless for Meat Lovers: Meatless Monday Jamaica

Thursday, January, 25 2018    

Meatless Monday is an international food security and climate action movement which is operating in over 50 countries and growing. The basic premise is to give up meat one day a week for health and environment. Indeed, one of the mission statements is: “less meat, less heat”. Read More

Simma-rin' with Simma

Thursday, January, 25 2018    

The torrential downpour warranted comfort food, and the aroma of split pea with smoked turkey neck emanating from Simma Soupery and Bakery seemed the obvious answer. Indeed, the Dean Kirkland-helmed establishment was more than prepared to respond to the seemingly ravenous patrons —... Read More

Fuel for Car, Mind, Body & Soul

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, January, 25 2018    

I've been reflecting on our changing wine landscape over the last decade and a big one that comes to mind is availability. Wine is now sold at a wider variety of locations than ever before. Read More

Jessica Hylton-Leckie nominated for Shiftcon's 2018 Best Original Photography Award

Thursday, January, 25 2018    

Jessica Hylton-Leckie, founder and creator of the vegetarian food blog Jessica in the Kitchen, has been nominated for Shiftcon's 2018 Best Original Photography Award! Out of hundreds of potential candidates, she was chosen as a top 3 finalist. This award expands even beyond food... Read More


Thursday, January, 25 2018    

Sweet EndingRum-infused Flourless Chocolate Cake withStrawberries (Vegetarian/Gluten-Free)I am so excited we have premium quality local chocolate on the market again. My dear friend and fellow British Jamaican Nick Davis is the... Read More

Nibbling in Nassau

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

Many gravitate to Nassau for the Atlantis's larger-than-life allure. Or maybe it's the stretches of glittering coral reefs of over 700 small islands and cays sprinkled over one million square miles of crystal-clear turquoise water. For us Jamaicans, Nassau is a short distance, 516.8... Read More

A Couple Of Celebrations

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

There was much to celebrate last weekend as Couples Sans Souci celebrated its 12 th anniversary, and Couples Tower Isle its 40th. With both properties known for gastronomic excellence and helmed by award-winning Corporate Executive Chef Stefan Spath,... Read More

Beyond the bottle

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

You've recently “got into” wine and have tried a few bottles that you quite enjoy. You have also tried some that you swear you would never buy again. The usual next step for most wine lovers is to try and figure out why they like what they like so that they can keep buying... Read More

Live and direct from Ochi - Raw food to make you go 'Hmmm!'

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

“I am a food therapist, a healer,” says Jason Ice. Few chefs would see what they do as having a spiritual connection. But that's exactly what live food is for Ice. The 30-year-old is the owner of Live Food Lifestyle on Main Street in Ocho Rios, and he has been quietly making... Read More

Pastry Passions opens third outlet

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

Pastry Passions, the brainchild of Safiya Burton-Chisholm, opened its third outlet on Hope Road late last year, with plans for a fourth by year-end. Burton-Chisholm's other two outlets are at Sovereign Centre and Half-Way-Tree Transport Centre. Burton-Chisholm also shared with ... Read More

Supermarket Wine Purchases, A Decade Later

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, January, 11 2018    

I was, a decade ago, given an assignment to check out wine sales in our supermarkets. My findings were published on January 10, 2008. Some 500 articles later we are still sniffing, sipping and savouring wines and sharing what's good out there.  Read More

Pass the Dutchie

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

Close your eyes and imagine yourself on a beach on the island's north coast tucking into tasty local fare from a Dutchie. Welcome to Seaside Dutchie at Cole's Island, where meals are served in a Dutch pot. Read More

Kitchen Talk 2018

Saturday, January, 6 2018    

Welcome to 2018. There's lots to celebrate this year and no better place to start really than in the kitchen with our beloved chefs. Thursday Food asked a few of our favourite men who cook to divulge the ingredient/s that they'll be making the most use of this year. Read More

Eating Down South: The Panama Experience

Thursday, January, 4 2018    

The initial thought when Panama comes to mind is its inter-oceanic canal and a place where the informal commercial importers, traditionally referred to as higglers, would once frequent. Today, Panama has outgrown those stereotypical notions and is now known as one of the top destinations... Read More


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