JFDF's Sneak Taste

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

This year's Jamaica Food and Drink Festival has quite the number of pre-festival events and it's not even year five. The second of the events, dubbed Sneak Taste, was held on Thursday, October 11 at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel's 17th-floor venue, Talk of the Town. 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

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 Rosť Group. Bony has spent a total of 22 years, including 13 years with Hennessy Cognac, and nine years with MoŽt-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

Fourth Annual Jamaica Food & Drink Festival

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

It's that time of year again when we just have to give in to the fact that we all have to buy 'roomier' clothes once October is over. The fourth annual Jamaica Food & Drink Festival (JFDF) runs October 20 - 28, and this year promises more deliciousness and support for Kingston's... Read More

The Queen Loves Callaloo Soup

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

On Monday, October 1 HBO aired a new landmark documentary — Queen of the World . Having been given “privileged access to The Queen, her family, her staff and her... Read More

Anthony Bourdain's Posthumous Parts Unknown

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

The first episode of the 12th and final season of Anthony Bourdain's award-winning travel show Parts Unknown aired on CNN on Sunday, September 23. The chef sent shock waves across the world in June when news broke of... Read More

Diary of a Passionate Wine & Spirits Sales Executive: Part 1

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

Wine professionals flock to our shores each year to visit existing distributors, identify new distributors, conduct tastings and waitstaff training; plus, a host of other activities. Read More

100 MoBay

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

Buoyed by the success and the opportunities for the still largely untapped Jamaican food and entertainment market, proprietors of Kingston hotspot 100 locked in coordinates 18.50 N / 77.90 W for expansion. Read More

Prost! Oktoberfest with Christina Simonitsch

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

For two weeks every year, almost six million people descend upon Theresienwiese in Munich to celebrate Oktoberfest. The Bavarian folk festival is known to revolve around beer and in the celebration's 200-year history it has only been cancelled 24 times. The beer never stops flowing! This... Read More

The Duchess of Sussex brings people “Together”

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

In the wee hours of Wednesday, June 14, 2017, a fire broke out at Grenfell Tower, a 24-storey, working-class housing complex in North Kensington in London. The fire that burned for over 60 hours claimed 72 lives, injured over 70 persons and displaced 106 families. The fire, documented as... Read More

Wine and Food Pairings to Avoid

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

There are times that I can't help but share my opinion when a wine pairing disappoints. Read More

On Track & On The Record

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

Montego Bay officially welcomed Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records (UBT&R) in May earlier this year, signalling the third such opening in Jamaica. The brand is distinctively Jamaican, and offerings incorporate local seasonings, spices and cooking methods to deliver that truly... Read More


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