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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Picture a beautifully quaint dining space embodying a unique Euro-Jamaican fusion of fine gastronomic cuisines. That savoury, thrilling experience awaits beyond the doors of Fromage Bistro on Hillcrest Avenue.As the excitement builds for the highly...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Rojo at the Spanish Court Hotel is a chic restaurant located in the business district of New Kingston.Opened for eight years and counting, the restaurant transcends palates, creating the ultimate epicurean escape. Rojo takes you on a luxurious...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

In honouring Usain Bolt, UBTR (Usain Bolt Tracks and Records) is challenging foodies to test the clock. Once you choose to dine from their lunch menu and place your order, if it isn't served hot and ready to devour in nine minutes and 58 seconds or...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Nothing brings countries closer together more than a cultural exchange. And since the way to any man's heart is through his stomach, the South African High Commission decided to make this trade with our green shores one of culinary persuasion.Acting...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

A fanfare of fashion in the presence of quality beer. Heineken International Bow Tie Day, set to excite guests last Tuesday night, did not disappoint in exceeding classic expectations.The bow tie event, an annual affair, dates back to the launch of...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Rushelle Townsend has had passion for culinary arts since she was 12 years old. Adding to the responsibility of cleaning and cooking in the household, the young chef took great pleasure in jazzing up several dishes. "I'd always be making incision in...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Resolving the issue of healthy living has become simpler with The Easy Diet Store.Food turned up the heat and stepped into the kitchen with co-owners, Bert Tomlinson and Michael Hayle. A flaming shrimp flambÈ later, we sought shade in the great...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Stirring their savoury pots and dishing out plates and boxes of gastronomic goodness is popular eatery Jacob's Place.Known for being the food and entertainment hub of King's Plaza, they've recently moved to Springvale Avenue, this February to be...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

There's nothing like a smooth, full-bodied, sweet or simply irresistible mix to start your weekend off on a high note. And last Monday, specially invited guests got into the 'Friday' spirit when they were treated to the tantalising taste of the new...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Good food, great friends and even greater fun! This season wouldn't be complete without a barbecue, and last Saturday, specially invited guests ditched the city for a totally gastronomic getaway, courtesy of rum masters Appleton Estate and culinary...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Clear skies, radiant summer sun and swaying palm trees in the backdrop. Sounds like paradise, right? GraceKennedy hosted a private tasting of the Grace Kitchen Cafe for the greatest concert festival in Jamaica: Reggae Sumfest, last weekend at...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The secret to any epic drink mix lies not only within its flavour but in understanding the spirit's body and ambrosial aromas too.Recently, Diageo spirits guru and ambassador for the Johnnie Walker brand, Arturo Savage, conducted a series of...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Hear ye! Hear ye! Specially invited Sirs feasted in flavour at the highly anticipated Father's Day lyme, Gleaner's Knight Out. J. Wray and Nephew's headquarters @twen-tythree came to life last Friday night as fun-tastic fathers arrived in fine style...

Published:Thursday | June 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

As they gear up to represent our island at the Taste of the Caribbean competition to be held in Miami this month.Chefs on show displayed the best of the very best the culinary sector of Jamaica has to offer. We have decided to give you a taste of...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Those defining moments that you decide to eliminate hunger in its wake can either make or break your digestive system, where your consumption is concerned. After all, you know what they say, "You are what you eat." What's normally the 'granny's'...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Tacos, burritos, nachos and beergaritas - it was definitely a 'muy caliente' Cinco de Mayo at the popular Jamexican food joint, Chilitos, last Saturday. The day and night culinary affair saw foodies and socialites alike gathering with friends and...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Sponsors, corporate clients and A-listers received the fabulous opportunity to meet and greet in fine style at the recently staged Let's Get Intimate mingle, presented by The Gleaner's Lifestyle team.Specially invited guests were shuttled in varying...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Restaurateurs could give you 100 reasons why you should visit their name sake, but Food can give you two: for their savoury and sweet indulgence.Marketing manager of 100, Alexisse Chin, gave our team a warm and convivial greeting when we arrived at...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Show me someone who has an early morning, a late night or in a stressful situation and I can show you some coffee brewing in his or her wake. Coffee, over the years, has become the perfectly cupped stimulant for inspiration so if you're a light-...

Published:Thursday | March 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Easter is finally here, so that means it's time to savour in the season's unique flavour of bun and cheese! Defy delectable traditions and challenge your taste buds with Chef Noel's breadfruit and coconut ginger spiced bun. Wash it all down with his...

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Last Saturday, fashion aficionados and supporters went face to face with avant garde, thanks to style moguls Saint International. The highly anticipated Fashion Face of the Caribbean and Campari-inspired Avant Garde Designer of the Year competition...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Samantha George has made it her mission to bridge that gastronomic gap, tapping into palatable pleasures with her new company, Party of Ten Catering.The young wife and mother of two boys explained that her culinary roots stem from her family and the...

Published:Thursday | February 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Just about everyone has a tasty kryptonite. For Yanique Sterling, it's Sugah! In talking with Food about her journey from plate to palate, she confessed that she has always been an avid foodie."If I eat in the car, the calories don't count. If I eat...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Known for exploring financial possibilities, the JMMB Group is also famous for treating their loyal corporate clients. But last Friday night, they went above and beyond, exceeding expectations with their annual corporate client mixer as red, gold...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

A whistle pierced the air as a peanut man pulled up by the landmark clock in Half-Way Tree square. Last Friday, specially invited guests had more than a bellyful when they were treated to more than their fair share of 'nyammings' - yaad style! JMMB...

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