Food

A Celebration of Community - Maxine Hot Spot

Thursday, May, 9 2019    

Community bars are as integral to a community as the church pastor, and Main Street, Oracabessa, is home to many. Indeed, from Thursday night through to Sunday the vibes caan done! Welcome to Maxine Hot Spot, where hands-on owner and bartender Maxine Francis 'juggles' orders, engaging... Read More

Dining adventures at the Steak House on the Verandah

Thursday, May, 9 2019    

Inspired by the adventures of the original owner of Devon House, the Steak House on the Verandah feted members of the local chapter of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs to a fantastic evening of gastronomic delights appropriately titled “The Modern Taste of George Steibel's Journey”. Read More

A Celebration of Community — KarPark Car Wash & Bar

Thursday, May, 9 2019    

KarPark Bar located at 12 Belmont Road, Kingston, owned and operated by Nadine Parkes and Karen Darby, was our next stop. Theirs is a great story of female entrepreneurship. Fun fact: Darby is the owner of The Haven @ Hillcrest, a popular bar and grill which has been in operation for the... Read More

A Celebration of Community - KRAAB UP BALLAZ SPORTS BAR

Thursday, May, 9 2019    

Jennifer Rose has been a bartender for 12 years, and at her latest location Kraab Up Ballaz Sports Bar for four years. It hasn't been a bed of roses, but rather a journey of ups, many downs, grit and determination. Read More

Interesting facts about Listeria

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, May, 2 2019    

Listeria has been mentioned in quite of few of my articles as a potential cause of food-borne illnesses. But what exactly is listeria and how is it introduced into food? Here are a few interesting facts which can help you to become more aware of this bacteria and how to reduce the... Read More

Ménage à Trois, Anyone?

Thursday, May, 2 2019    

There is a saying that a rose by any other name is still a rose. So this week, when I encountered Ménage à Trois, I thought to myself, Oops, what have I gotten into? A ménage à trois is the French term describing a relationship or domestic arrangement in which three people, often a married... Read More

A Community Fellowship

Thursday, May, 2 2019    

There was thankfully not much traffic Sunday, so opting to use the Junction road to St Mary put us in Bailey's Vale at a respectable hour. The Port Maria route led us to a small, hilly, rural community named Gray's/Grey's Street, which is part of a wider community called Bailey's... Read More

Best New Product 2019 Nominee: Maggi Naturísimo

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

Which company manufactures Naturísimo? Naturísimo is owned and manufactured by Nestlé. It is marketed and distributed in Jamaica by Nestlé Jamaica Ltd. Naturisimo is... Read More

Edward Beharry/DFL Importers & Distributors Ltd indi Curry

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

We made these products because… we wanted a naturally healthy product with a unique taste.  Read More

Best New Product 2019 Nominee: the Best Dressed Chicken Hamilton's Smokehouse Beef Franks

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

We made these products because... we wanted to offer our consumers an alternative frankfurter protein option through our Hamilton's Smokehouse brand. The Best Dressed Chicken currently produces chicken frankfurters so this would complement our line of products. We also found that there is an... Read More

Best New Product 2019 Nominee: The Jamaican Peanut Butter factory

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

We made these products because… we saw that there was not a local peanut butter on the market. The Jamaican peanut also has a very unique flavour. It is sweet. This combined with the power of the Jamaican brand, it was hard to resist.  Read More

Best New Product 2019 Nominee: Scotch Boyz Pepper Sauce

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

We made these products because... the seed for our Scotch Boyz products was planted in Westmoreland, Jamaica from a friendship between three childhood friends whose families vied each year for the best jerk sauce for the barbecue. Read More

Best New Product 2019 Nominee: Nestle Jamaica Limilted

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

Nestlé Sweetened Condensed Milk is back... Read More

Trevanne's passion

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

Nominee: Outstanding Caterer —  Trevanna Donnegal (Sear 274) Read More

Pretty In Pink #Trending — Provence Rosé

with Debbiann Spence-Minott | Thursday, April, 25 2019    

Pink is in! Just like fashion, wines complement our lifestyle, offering an element of pizzazz and making us feel oh, so fab! Rosé is on trend and this week's Bar None tells you why, between sips of Rosé wines (Chateau Berne Inspiration, Ch â teau de... Read More



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