Art of Brunch with Scotia Wealth Management

Friday, January, 25 2019    

S ince 2003 Scotiabank Jamaica has been offering private banking services to its high net worth clients. By 2010 this specialised service grew into the Scotia Private Client Group and last Sunday, the rebrand — Scotia Wealth Management — was... Read More

Wright Life @ Round Hill

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

Live food advocate Pat Wright marked another milestone with her passion, Wright Life Live Food Eatery, when the brand officially opened its second location at the luxe spa at Round Hill Hotel & Villas in Hanover. Read More

Cocktail City — Part 1

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

Every day our bartenders/mixologists are asked to make cocktails whether classic or new. However, what exactly is a cocktail? The first recorded definition can be traced to May 13, 1806. A reporter of New York's The Balance and Columbian Repository asks, 'What is a cocktail?'. The... Read More

Candy Craze Gummi Bears Hit Stores

Foodie News!!! Foodie News!!! Foodie News!!! | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

Kingston's gourmet sugar emporium Candy Craze has spread its wings. The company has branched out by distributing its line of private label gummi bears to a number of supermarkets and pharmacies across the Corporate Area and in Montego Bay. Read More

Food safety and food security

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) defines food security as existing when “all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food which meets their dietary needs and food... Read More

Video: Gregory Burrowes — Master Meat Crafter

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

It has been just about two weeks since Jamaica's master meat crafter Gregory Burrowes opened the doors of his Upper Manor Park Plaza-located butcher shop. The well-appointed Butcher Block Gourmet Store can be found between Sugar & Spice and Candy Craze stores. Read More

Canadian Senate welcomes Jamaican Dr Rosemary Moodie

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

On December 12, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Governor General Julie Payette appointed four independent senators to fill vacancies in the Senate. Among these Canadian Senate appointees is Jamaican-born Dr Rosemary Moodie. Read More

SO Gardening Jan 20

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

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SO2 — Sunday, January 20

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

Over in Berlin, well sorta, Saint International models Barbra-Lee Grant and Brad Allen are featured in the winter issue of Numéro Homme Berlin. The Rock models co-star in an editorial entitled “Logomaniac” lensed by Russell Frederick that showcases designs from the... Read More

Hair & There: Travel Tresses

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Under the Dryer has previously declared, and will say it again: black hair matters! Even on vacation. When Black women travel, hair is as important as ensuring that travel documents are in order. The visit to the hairdresser needs to last long after the parade on the... Read More

VIDEO: Academy of Bartending, Spirits & Wines' First Cohort

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

In August of last year, Debbian Spence-Minott launched the Academy of Bartending, Spirits & Wines at the Trade Centre on Red Hills Road. In November, the first cohort of students was enrolled and on Thursday, January 10, they graduated from the programme. The ceremony, attended by... Read More

Let's Re-Wine: Wine 101 Basics

with Debbiann Spence-Minott | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

Over the last two weeks the conversation has been centred on wines. But how much do you really know about wines? Before we move to more complex discussions on aging, character and taste profile, it is important to understand the basics. For my more advanced readers,... Read More

Food Safety on the ground

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

A few weeks ago we looked at some areas where pathogens can lurk inside food and beverage processing facilities; one such area was flooring. Flooring is often neglected but in fact undergoes a lot of wear and tear from daily employee trafficking, multiple trips from forklifts, dragging... Read More

2019 Food Trend Forecast

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

At the beginning of the year, individuals with a vested interest in the food industry (from farmers to restaurateurs) pay close attention to food trends. Not only are these an indicia of how we eat but they also spur the creation of products (eg gluten-free cake mixes), dining concepts... Read More

SO2 — Sunday, January 13

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

It could be argued that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is besotted with actors of Caribbean descent. Black Panther was a breakout film for a number of folks with Caribbean blood, and the upcoming Captain Marvel (set to hit North American theatres on March 8) will, too, have a... Read More


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