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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

What’s a healthy lifestyle without nutrition? The answer: nothing. It has been said that a person’s diet outweighs exercise when it comes to shedding and keeping off that excess fat. Entrepreneur Cherine Forbes has managed to balance the two,...

Published:Thursday | September 26, 2019 | 12:29 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Penetrating eyes, lustful smiles, and the clink of wine glasses gave way to engaging and scintillating conversation. Beautiful couple Trayce Ann Henry and Merrick Marshall sat down to a romantic dinner for two, wining and dining at the lovely Blue...

Published:Friday | September 20, 2019 | 12:24 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Who wouldn’t want to soar to new and exciting professional heights? Last Tuesday, Sagicor Life Jamaica celebrated 121 top financial advisers who were inducted into the Sagicor High Flyers Club with a lavish luncheon at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel....

Published:Thursday | September 19, 2019 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

There’s so much to be said about the pure indulgence of a guilty pleasure. Treating customers to the creatively chic delights of desserts for more than a decade is cake connoisseur, Sweet Mischief Ja. Food went behind the scenes to find out more...

Published:Thursday | September 12, 2019 | 12:28 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

When something old meets something new, the occasion calls for basking in endless bliss. That’s the sheer Sweetopia at 876. The divine frozen dessert just got sweeter in the Sunshine City, Portmore, and here to tell us more about the craze is the...

Published:Thursday | August 29, 2019 | 12:23 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

American restaurateur Guy Fieri once expressed, “Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to...

Published:Thursday | August 22, 2019 | 12:24 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

‘Fulla flava’ and spice. Expect that tasty combination, and more, when you sink your teeth into the new Str8 Jerk menu at Usain Bolt’s Tracks and Records. Welcome to Jamrock: where the air is crisp and clear, the people are friendly and the...

Published:Thursday | August 15, 2019 | 12:23 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Summer is slowly but surely drawing its curtains but the heat is still on! So let’s go out of the season with a tasty bang! We enlisted the culinary expertise of Chef Noel Cunningham and he created these savoury and sweet chill and grill summer...

Published:Friday | August 2, 2019 | 12:19 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

It was survival of the fittest at the highly anticipated Guardman Games, held at the Hope Gardens last weekend. Hosted by the Guardsman Group Foundation, individual and group competitors came out in their numbers at the crack of dawn to test their...

Published:Thursday | August 1, 2019 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The same company that brought you the Doritos crunchy stuffed-crust Pizza, DEALicious rectangular shaped pizza and the signature Amazing 4 Pizza, created another exciting culinary delight. Pizza Hut, leading in taste and innovation, takes great...

Published:Thursday | July 25, 2019 | 12:24 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“Leg and thigh, or breast and wing?” This cultural refrain is frequently sung in the streets by a ‘jerk man’ or ‘jerk woman’ in the streets islandwide. This same question was posed to an attentive audience at the recently staged launch of PAN 2019...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:24 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

CPJ is known for its wide selection of fine wines, but has decided to cool down the summer scene with a refreshing line of Sparkling Ice. According to manager Rojah Thomas, the interest to join the Sparkling Ice family sparked in 2016, but the...

Published:Thursday | June 27, 2019 | 12:16 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

American writer Laura Ingalls Wilder once said, “It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” Echoing this oh so sweet sentiment with all things cake is the lovely Trevica Tulloch. The cake connoisseur explained that...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2019 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Blogging has progressed to a truly articulate art form. So many find it hard to master that craft, despite their interest. But one person who has emerged on the ‘savoury and sweet’ scene and dished out dominance in the ‘delectable department’ is...

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2019 | 12:20 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The gush of pure, flowing water surrounded by beautifully lush greenery. This set the stage for the ‘scentsational’ flavours fresh from the smoking hot coal stove. A tasty experience at its finest was what Food recently experienced when we...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:19 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“Wine makes all things possible.” This philosophy, delivered by American novelist George R.R. Martin, resonates sweetly with the creators of Zee’s Wines. For almost a decade, Zee’s Wines have been the talk of the town in St Elizabeth, fermenting...

Published:Thursday | April 11, 2019 | 12:19 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Dominican Republic-based cane spirits specialist Pavol Kazimir once confessed, “Best ideas come while sipping rum.” With that in mind, and on the tip of the tongues – for those rum lovers, let’s introduce a premium rum truly worth tasting: Worthy...

Published:Thursday | April 4, 2019 | 12:15 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

There’s a popular restaurant located just on the outskirts of busy Half-Way Tree that has revamped its menu – oozing flavour to suit your every gastronomic needs. 876 Terrace Bar and Grill is on that tasty mission to sizzle and satisfy your palate...

Published:Monday | February 25, 2019 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Hand in hand. Heart to heart. Fate prevailed to a happily ever after for handsome sprint sensation Asafa Powell. who made beautiful Canadian model, Alyshia Miller, his wife. The two met in 2012 in Toronto. Asafa was in Alyshia’s neck of the woods...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 12:18 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Imagine mouth-watering indulgence of natural food that not only tastes great, but is great for you. Pair that with the dining experience of a rustic decor rocking a myriad of bright and bold colours. Sounds heavenly, right? This euphoric encounter...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Soca gave partygoers new life as east met west, converging at the trans-formed carnival hub at the Chinese Garden at Hope Gardens last Saturday night. The wining and dining occasion was that of a premium experience: Xaymaca All-Inclusive.Pulsating...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The sweet sounds of French music echoing in the picturesque scenery of a uniquely Parisian-inspired decor are simple things you can experience once you open the doors of Fromage Bistro.Located on Hillcrest Avenue, the sophisticated, chic eatery is...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Lush greenery swaying as ambrosial aromas dance to reggae beats in the open air. The delights of savoury and sweet making a uniquely culinary convergence in the most serene of surroundings. Prepare to discover the true meaning of 'rustic meets...

Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 12:18 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

While the culinary contenders were busily working their magic in the kitchen, blades were drawn and the battle of the bartenders was on as they mixed things up in the mocktail to cocktail categories. As promised, Food trekked with the talented trio...

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

Greek musical interlude charged as warriors chiselled to perfection marked their 'wuk up' territory with a strong and steady march. This commanded the attention of all in attendance at the launch of Bacchanal Jamaica 2018.Dubbed 'Invictus: Conquer...

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