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Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Nestled within the undulating curves of the Blue Mountain, surrounded by a sea of lush vegetation sits Blue Ridge Restaurant and Cottages. The floating oasis opened its doors on July 24, 2015, when best friends Sarah Willers and Tabetha Phillips...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/ Gleaner Writer

Who doesn't love living on the sweet side of life every once in a while? Pleasing foodies and novices alike, from both yard and abroad, with authentically epic treats is none other than Johnny cheesecake.Chef Johnny Baldwin, who has been in the...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

Making people happy through good food is a mantra that propels Anthony Dacres, a 20-year- old private chef in St Thomas. Cooking from as early as six years old, the young chef has now turned up the heat in the kitchen with a new savoury, fiery spice...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Savoury, mouth watering flavours await lovers of PAN chicken and authentic Jamaican experiences at PAN 2018, hosted by CB Foods. As part of its thrust to support the local economy and Live Better, PAN continues to encourage entrepreneurs and...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter

Camps are out, summer school is over, but the heat is still here rearing its ugly head. Since the little-loves are home full time for the remainder of the season, now is perfect to cool it down with cocktails. How about we cut out the alcohol,...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/ Staff Reporter

Alex's Creations is back and ready to move forward after a three-year pause.In 2015, Harris started Alex's Creations out of the need to earn extra income to help her grandmother, who at the time was struggling with Alzheimer's. She was uncertain as...

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 | 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:Wednesday | August 1, 2018 | 11:17 PMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

The Black River Lounge eatery is a perfect fit for the Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience (JSAERE) in , St Elizabeth.The Gleaner Lifestyle team recently journeyed to the Breadbasket Parish to explore the rum sanctuary.With a satisfying and...

Published:Wednesday | August 1, 2018 | 11:17 PMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Producing gourmet Italian cuisine has been a speciality of Devon 'Kenny' Johnson, owner of Kenny's Italian CafÈ for over seven years. The swanky establishment located along the main road of Norman Manley Boulevard also known as the hip strip of...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:17 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter

Larry Gardiner returns to the place that he calls home to add a bit of sweetness with BabyLove's Twist.Born in England to Jamaican parents Gardiner lived there until the age of 12 years and then he came to Jamaica, the place that he has ever since...

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:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/ Staff Reporter

The summer is blazing and the The Deck is trying to match up to the heat by adding a few new cocktails to their catalogue.The Wrayito and the Sangster's Chocolate Seduction are just two of the new loves. The Wrayito is a play on the traditional...

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 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/ Staff Reporter

Sippin' Live is what Sherece Cowan calls "eco-cuisine". She defines it as a fusion of raw and gently cooked plant-based dishes with organic and sustainably sourced ingredients. She has recently added their Sippin' Live Garden, which provides more...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

"Negril was lacking a real Jamaican restaurant that specialises in good old-fashioned home-cooked meals," said Devon 'Kenny' Johnson, owner of Public House Restaurant. With the help of Appleton Estate, Johnson decided to make it his mission to...

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 | 12:37 AMRocheda Bartley

Everybody deserves a little taste of bliss. A scoop of luscious ice cream essentially, could be is needed. And now, Kremi Bliss is taking it to the corporate world giving individuals an opportunity to make their own flavours. Kremi Bliss is...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Plans for the staging of PAN 2018 were announced during a '90s-themed dancehall party held on Thursday, July 5, at the National Stadium in Kingston. PAN partners, media, well-wishers and lovers of authentic Jamaican PAN chicken came out for a...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

Like Picasso in his studio, Simone Haughton-Campbell is a genius in her dining room. Jamaica's only female executive chef employed to a large hotel chain took Food on a titillating gastronomic journey recently, at one of the six speciality...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

In the heart of Westmoreland lies a unique blend of class and culture which has etched its name in the souls of the locals. Guangos Jerk Centre has been the one-stop shop for authentic Jamaican cuisine since September 9, 2017."I thought that Savanna...

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:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

"I'm built for comfort, not speed." That has been my mantra for as long as I could remember - blame it on the fluff *wink*.But I've found myself applying this same principle to how I broach the subject of dating. Welcome to Single but Iffy to Mingle...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/ Staff Reporter

Summer, the best season, the reason to pull out those swimsuits and indulge in every beach activity, whether it be day or night. But it is also the hottest season and we definitely need to remember to go bottoms up with those water bottles.Health...

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...

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