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Lucca Italian Will Make You Shout Molto Bene!

It was over a meal of homemade pizza that Simon Lara and Paula Fernandez hatched plans to open a casual-dining Italian restaurant in Montego Bay. Lara and Fernandez both hail from Spain and have been in the hospitality industry for over a decade. According to Fernandez, when she served... Read More

'Meat'-ing your needs
Let's face it when it comes to stocking up, freezing food is the best way to guarantee long-standing freshness. Steaks, chops, fillets, ground meat and seafood are popular with consumers. But the burning question many have is: “How long can you freeze meat before it goes...... Read More

Getting Groceries Safely During COVID-19
Supermarkets are some of the only businesses that remain open during this COVID-19 pandemic, and while it is important that we ensure we have an adequate supply of food, we need to be mindful of the risk attached to being out in crowded public spaces. While it was recently published that...... Read More

Cocktails, Creativity & COVID-19
Globally, a restriction on the opening of bars has been implemented, and Jamaica is no exception. Bars across Jamaica that were once the centre of entertainment activities are now ghost towns but hopefully not for long. With no bars open it means that bartenders across the island have...... Read More

Go Gourmet With Grace

Thursday, April, 2 2020    

After a long day of working from home, homeschooling the kids or doing those oh so necessary house chores, nothing says unwind like a hearty home-cooked meal. With so many of us not being able to eat out or passing up on takeout meals, Grace Foods is back with Executive Chef Shea Stewart... Read More

Portmore's PIXIE QUEEN Part 2

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

We're back with Urban Chic principal Tanya Daniels who, for as long as she can remember, has had a passion for creating gorgeous hairstyles. Indeed, her ability to create romantic curls and razor-sharp edges has resulted in such a loyal client base that her move into her own salon at the... Read More

Standing in Love

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

It happened in the blink of an eye! Digicel Fault Management Specialist Michael Walters introduced himself to Key Insurance Company Limited Senior Underwriter Christal Anderson on August 1, 2007, and immediately knew he'd found the perfect one. Although both were in their early 20s and... Read More

Planning Your Happily Ever After With COVID-19

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

You've asked and we've answered! Welcome to your weekly column Happily Ever After With Shikima Hinds.Hinds will each week spotlight all the questions you've been asking since COVID-19 was added to the guest list!  Read More

Online Shopping — Let's GO

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

Everyone is talking about the coronavirus pandemic's global economic impact... stores are closed, staff has been laid off, the stock market is at the lowest since 2007, brands are drawing on cash reserves and extending their overdraft facilities and tapping their credit lines. Is this... Read More

Growing Healthy Orchids Indoors

Sunday, March, 29 2020    

Many orchids are rewarding indoor plants. Once a homeowner has succumbed and bought his or her first orchid, or received one as a gift, a few cultural requirements will coax the plant to flower again.Watering Read More

SO2 - March 29

Sunday, March, 29 2020    

Last week, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) released the first instalment in its AGOinsider Studio digital series. The episode features Jamaican-Canadians Matthew Rolfe and Antoinette Messam discussing the works featured in Blur — an exhibition... Read More

Female Entrepreneurs vs COVID-19

Sunday, March, 29 2020    

Female entrepreneurs have been pivoting to meet the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic screams global headlines. It's no idle boast! But they are, however, doing lots more: soothing frayed nerves, homeschooling, juggling laundry and spreadsheets, concocting culinary reductions, and... Read More

What Once Was...

Sunday, March, 29 2020    

“It's all broken,” the child said to his mother. And right he was, as there is very little that remains intact and functional at the once bustling Kingston railway terminus on Pechon Street in downtown Kingston. The occasion was a recent guided tour, facilitated by Kingston... Read More

Kid-Friendly Recipes from Grace Kitchens

Thursday, March, 26 2020    

Staying home or working remotely allows some of us a little extra time on our hands. But with the kids home that may not be the case. So, whether you're using that extra time to prepare a quick meal for the family or to quarantine and chill, Grace Foods, in partnership with Chef Shea... Read More

Make Cooking at Home a Breeze

Thursday, March, 26 2020    

Being cooped up is no fun, but we are all in this together as we endure this current global crisis. The upside is family time and the opportunity for quality home cooking every day. But, with having to cook up to three meals a day, there's no way you'll want to spend all day in the... Read More


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