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Stories by Jessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | August 1, 2019 | 12:22 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Open Mondays to Saturdays between the hours of 11a.m. and 10p.m. is Kingston’s newest fast-food restaurant, Quick Chick. Smack in the middle of half- way tree, just inside the JUTC transport centre, the red, white and black colour scheme pops...

Published:Thursday | July 25, 2019 | 12:17 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Have you ever had an entire main course that never met with fire? How about pastries cooked under the bright summer sun? Come waltz down live food street, as we explore the wonders of ditching cooking gas and Volcano matches with the Bush and Water...

Published:Thursday | July 18, 2019 | 12:17 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

FOOD has found sizzling new recipes, just in time for the mid-July heat, that will go perfectly with your cold beers and afternoon martinis. Temperature by Nina is a three-year-old company run by Chef Nickesha Guscott-Roach, who specialises in...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:11 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

FOOD journeyed to Ocho Rios to see what all the noise about 8Rivaz Lounge was about and, my, oh my, did we get what we were looking for. Upon walking into 8Rivaz, the first thing that hits you is its clean, airy atmosphere and open dance floor....

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:06 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

The summer heat is right around the corner and the drinks will be flowing, regardless of the occasion. Sure, a cold beer usually suffices, and, of course, your regular rum and coke isn’t half-bad, but how about some refreshing cocktails that are...

Published:Thursday | July 4, 2019 | 12:15 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Late at night, Friday nights, those weekend country runs, pan chicken has been the saviour of stomachs in Jamaican culture for as long as anyone can remember. Driving along the roads of Kingston, especially at night, men can be spotted selling pan...

Published:Friday | June 28, 2019 | 12:25 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

We all know that pan chicken is authentic to Jamaica, and vendors across the island have creatively infused beer into their pan chicken recipes. In collaboration, CB Chicken and Red Stripe launched their hot summer promotion dubbed ‘Chicken and...

Published:Thursday | June 27, 2019 | 12:21 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Smack in the middle of Ocho Rios is Reggae Ally, the restaurant which plates up authentic Jamaican cuisine and boasts a bar with an extensive array of Campari, Wray...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:19 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

“It actually started out as a car wash on Saturdays and we provided soup on the house for our customers. It moved from ‘I would buy this’ to ‘would only buy this and not wash my car’, said co-owner Adrian Davis. In Jamaican culture, soup on...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:24 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” These wise words of Benjamin Franklin can be applied to the journey of fatherhood as the process starts from the moment you decide to date the woman you intend on making the mother of your children...

Published:Friday | May 31, 2019 | 12:09 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Kingston’s nightlife just got better. Every Thursday is dubbed ‘Jazz Night’ at 100 on the roof top, last week. The ‘labouring’ came to an end with the sweet sounds of the Ozou’le band and friends, and the experience was topped off with two-for-one...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:08 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Over the years, the Culinary Federation of Jamaica, along with Best Dressed Chicken, has been putting chefs on show for all foodies and food experts to mingle and enjoy. Despite the earlier showers of rain, food fanatics from across Jamaica...

Published:Thursday | April 11, 2019 | 12:13 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Nestled in the cool hills of Irish Town, St Andrew, Bloom Cafe, an ital eatery overlooking the Mona Dam, was birthed out of a passion for enjoying great food while romancing the realms of Rastafarian wellness and sustainability. This rustic,...

Published:Friday | April 5, 2019 | 12:08 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

It was an uber chic affair when Sagicor’s premium clients were invited to an evening of drinks, laughter and celebration. Scores of socialites clad in well-tailored business attire waltzed into the beautifully decorated Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel...

Published:Thursday | March 21, 2019 | 12:19 AMJessica Harrison/Gleaner Writer

Sweet treats. Everyone loves them, whether it’s on special occasions or every day. Either way, KukUp Kreations has got us all covered. Tailored for taste, Terri-Ann Brown explained that KukUp Kreations was birthed nine years ago out of a passion...

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