Celebrating Ruth Hussey's Order of Distinction

The best of the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel was on display on National Heroes' Day, October 15, at a celebratory luncheon for the hotel's founder Ruth Hussey. Hussey was conferred with the Order of Distinction in the rank of officer for her immeasurable contribution to the hotel industry... Read More

AW Fashion: Style, Fashion, and Bargains Et Al
Deean Fontaine, the Nigeria-based attorney-at-law, curator and owner of fashion boutique du jour EtAl, hosted a group of industry women last Thursday at a sip 'n'shop event – part of the Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out . Indeed, EtAl took style...... Read More

Supporting The Brand
Don't get Deiwght Peters started; he'll never stop. Gushing about his models, that is. What SO wanted was that and more. He was game... ... Read More

Saintly Power Play
It's worthy of note that Saint International models have dominated the runways. SO has tracked them from New York to London, to Milan and Paris. They've made us proud. Indeed, there's none prouder than the model agency's CEO Deiwght Peters. Fourteen of...... Read More

Cocktails With Ambassador Alison Stone Roofe

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Ambassador Alison Stone Roofe is back on The Rock after being posted in Brasilia for almost six years as Jamaica's first ambassador to Brazil. A career diplomat, Ambassador Stone Roofe has also enjoyed careers in academia and the civil service and served as a member of the Caricom... Read More

My Kingston Sergio González López

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

When and why did you relocate to Kingston?I moved from Spain to Montego Bay in 2013 and to Kingston at the end of August 2018 after I was appointed COO of the Heart Institute of Caribbean. What has been your most memorable experience so far? Read More

SO Gardening Oct 14

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc:How much humidity do orchids need?Michelle Dear Michelle Read More

The Royal “Ram”

Saturday, October, 13 2018    

Under the Dryer (UTD) provides a tutorial on goddess 'ram' braids by way of a Cosmopolitan how-to video posted recently on the beauty website. The updo was created by top Cosmopolitan hairstylist Stasha Harris, and is a trendy look that comes highly recommended by your UTD hairnistas. These... Read More

Lions Roar — Calabar Old Boys Celebrate

Friday, October, 12 2018    

There's school spirit then there's Calabar school spirit. For the past 106 years, Calabar High School has consistently produced athletes, scholars, titans of business and men dedicated to public service. Last Saturday, Calabar Old Boys gathered for their annual reunion at the Mona... Read More

Lunchtime at M10 Victoria Pier

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Well, M-10 did it again! The popular Vineyard Town restaurant opened a second outpost at the new downtown hotspot Victoria Pier. M-10 number two is essentially a takeaway location but the food is identical to its sister restaurant. Here, too, you can expect hot and delicious dishes, good... Read More

10 Food Safety Tips

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Thursday Food is delighted to welcome Marshalee Valentine to its team.Valentine will each week shed light on the safety of our food, an area we ignore at our peril.  Read More

Diary of a Passionate Wine & Spirits Sales Executive — Part 2

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Here is Part 2 of an interview with Pascal Bony, sales director, Latin America & Caribbean, for the Provence Rosé Group. Bony has spent a total of 22 years, including 13 years with Hennessy Cognac, and nine years with Moët-Hennessy, dedicated to the Caribbean markets. Read More

Ribbiz Ocean Lounge

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Sometimes food writers get caught up in the details of a restaurant. It's as if a Pavlovian bell is ringing in the distance and they are unable to resist feeling the texture of leather-clad chairs, closely examining the paint colour and oscillating the head as the eyes fixate on design... Read More

JFDF Wine & Food Pairing 101 with Select Brands

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

It's officially Jamaica Food & Drink Festival (JFDF) season! On Friday, October 5 the JFDF in conjunction with Select Brands hosted an intro to wine and food-pairing at Broken Plate. Festival project manager Nasma Chin welcomed guests to the first in a series of JFDF seminars. She... Read More

Jamaica Food and Drink Festival 2018 Goes Biodegradable

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

In its fourth staging, the Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (JFDF) returns with not only an amazing line-up, but also a focus on reducing its environmental footprint. In keeping with its parent company CB Foods' Live Better mantra, starting this year, JFDF has pledged to use biodegradable... Read More


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