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Stories by Rocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Classy styles and sweet KitKat treats came knocking on our doors recently, leaving fashionistas and dessert lovers in awe.Maxie Department Store made a pop-up visit at the Gleaner's North Street offices, transforming a section of our Editorial...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Oji Jaja and his Ashebre team got the young professionals at The Gleaner's Lifestyle Mingle excited about the culinary lap of Luxury last Friday. The mood was set and attendess were eager to share in the knowledge of achieveing the life of splendour...

Published:Thursday | August 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Fine-tasting American wine, smooth but filling cheese, and mouth-watering meats pooled together a group of Jamaican chefs and food importers recently for an evening of pairing great flavours.Held at the US Embassy, the American-inspired initiative...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Imagine a juicy chicken burger, made of ground chicken breast flavoured with jerk seasonings, grilled and coated with jerk sauce in a soft bread. Dream up a plate of fiery fresh French fries and plantains beside that burger. That's what you could be...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Pranganat is a powerhouse that provides flavoursome, healthy smoothies for everyone in and around town. It's owned by Sasha-Gail Haase, an ambitious immigration consultant who comprehends the significance of organic farming and the secret of using...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Jungle Fyah Jerk Centre Restaurant is dubbed as Jamaica's hottest buffet style restaurant that fires up taste buds with a number of authentic dishes. This Bayside based eatery has left an indelible mark on foodies in...

Published:Monday | July 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Golden sandy beaches, rich savannahs, a spectacular safari, unblemished scenes of nature and a signature area of true love are a few breathtaking features that define the beautiful parish of St Elizabeth. It’s cool and quaint atmosphere are added factors...

Published:Thursday | June 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Through bursting flavours and spices, your taste buds will be at peace at Pasta House. It's attached to the hip location, The Haven, a strategic position that makes it easy for all adventurous eaters to find it. Stefany Mathie is the woman with the...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

We all know there is no way we can survive without some good soul food. And if you're searching for that delicious bite, Rotii Express, a weekend bistro in Portmore, is your answer.With the restaurant providing authentic and signature curry meals...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:09 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Milk is one of the best sources of calcium, a nutrient you need for aid in the development of healthy bones and teeth.Milk helps in the prevention of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. Cow's milk also helps to reduce...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

It's no secret that when it comes to fashion, women thrive on novelty. A sassy, unique, and bold fashion statement should be the ultimate goal for all fashionistas.With Kimandamisses a Jamaican clothing line, you will get...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Ashebre romances your taste buds with a blend of Caribbean, Mediterranean, and French delicacies. It is a virtual restaurant and catering company owned by Oji Jaja, one of Jamaica's most talented culinary artistes.Catering weddings and corporate and...

Published:Thursday | March 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Fruits are naturally tasty. But they can be so much better when they are blended into delicious desserts. Of all the desserts you can think about, smoothies are the best.At the Olive Cove Cafe, you will find delicious and healthy smoothies, made...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Foodies, your lives just got better. Rainforest Seafoods has brought heaven to earth with its new line of preseasoned Home Chef meals that are ordained to bring out the chef in you.Available in curried shrimp and country-style snapper fillet, the...

Published:Monday | February 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

 Who said you can't have fun in St Mary? Everywhere you go across Jamaica, it's destined for you to find thrilling, fun, and awe-inspiring places to let your hair down or kick back and relax...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2018 | 5:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

From Spain to Jamaica, Spanish chef Enric Escriva is ready to tantalise your taste buds with exciting and delectable Spanish and Mediterranean dishes.To do that he has started a new catering company Ilovepaella. Moving to Jamaica in 2017, he is...

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