Pop Style & Profile for J$500K

Friday, December, 7 2018    

It was almost midnight last Saturday when the second annual Campari Pop Style fashion and street style showcase culminated inside Skateland in Half-Way-Tree. Scores of patrons showed up in eye-catching outfits, most with an element of surprise, all in the name of competing for the J$500,000 cash... Read More

Christmas Baking with Roma Sinclair

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

I have been baking for... 20 years. My foray into baking came... as a result of a good friend. The most challenging aspect of Christmas cake baking is... to estimate the correct amount of batter when making a large batch.  Read More

Christmas baking with Fadil McLaughlin

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

I have been baking for... 13 years My first Christmas cake was baked... in the Christmas of 2005. I was led to baking by... my mother Juliet Johnson, who used to bake every Sunday.  Read More

Christmas Baking with Roshelle Johnson

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

I have officially been baking... for three years. I left my job as wedding planner to open my own business, Little Miss Nancy's Cakes and Cupcakes (named after my mother, whose pet name is Nancy).  Read More

Christmas baking with Nadeen Scott

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

I have been baking for... 19 years. My first Christmas cake was baked... in 1997.  Read More

Pests: Nuisance and danger to health

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, December, 6 2018    

This week we will look at the importance of pest control to food safety. I have a very interesting story about finding a cockroach in my soup at a popular fast food restaurant, but I'll save the storytelling for another article and just go straight ahead and explain why... Read More

VIDEO: Pimentos at Devon House

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

Kingston got an early Christmas present with the recent opening of Pimentos in the Devon House courtyard. The sleek, well-branded and tastefully decorated nook pumps out an array of delicious soups, sandwiches, burgers, desserts and drinks. The fast-casual restaurant takes an artisanal... Read More

Mica Paris at Hanover Grange

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

If you've never heard of British soul singer Mica Paris, not to worry: we'll fix that. Described by Abu Dhabi news outlet The National as “your... Read More

A Mixed Case For The Holiday Season

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, December, 6 2018    

It's that time of year when wine recommendations are being requested almost daily. My responses begin with “it depends”, this is because the world of wine is so vast and I usually need to understand the wine appreciation level of the person asking the question. The following... Read More

Down the Stretch: Diamond Mile 2018

Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

The starting gates of the 14-race Diamond Mile were not the only places of excitement at Caymanas Park on Saturday last. The infield of Jamaica's home of horse racing was converted into a luxury oasis by Main Event and MStyle XP. The day's co-hosts Supreme Ventures Limited and the... Read More

Off To the Races with Diamond Mile

Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

Leave it to Jamaicans to prove that the fourth-annual Diamond Mile can compete with Royal Ascot and the Kentucky Derby! The well-planned and orchestrated event was attended by horse racing aficionados, captains of industry, members of the diplomatic corps, politicians and members of the... Read More

Cocktails With... Mica Paris

Sunday, December, 2 2018    

British soul songstress Mica (pronounced Misha) Paris knows how to work a room. Tall, engaging and blessed with amazing pipes, the international singing sensation is celebrating her 25th year in the music biz. On The Rock for a vacay, Paris is the house guest of art enthusiast and... Read More

SO2 — Sunday, December 2

Sunday, December, 2 2018    

And just like, that December has arrived! If we didn't have calendars, the numerous invites and sprucing up of sidewalks would have indicated that Christmas is a-coming. And to celebrate the official start of the holiday season Style Observer (SO) finally reveals the annual RSVP issue. The list... Read More

The 2018 RSVP List Part 1 Dec 2

Sunday, December, 2 2018    

In his latest book, Richer Than a Millionaire William D Danko notes that prosperity is the convergence of “good health, happiness, and wealth.” For generations the wealthy have eschewed high-street name brand labels and the season's... Read More

SO Gardening Dec 2

Sunday, December, 2 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc:My Phalaenopsis has spikes coming out through the crown and leaves on the spike. Why is this? Johnson Dear Johnson: Read More




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