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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

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...

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

It was a 'PAN-demonium' of flavour, as food lovers gathered at the transformed food hub in the parking lot of the National Stadium. PAN 2018 excited palates at its three regional Showdowns and the finals, held recently in Kingston.Set to whet and...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:14 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

A quaint atmosphere with the sweet scent of spices dancing in the inviting air. Currying flavour with culinary charm for this Restaurant Week and beyond is Mystic Thai Restaurant. Opening its doors just two and a half years ago, this is the third...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Celebrating its sixth year in Restaurant Week, Mystic India, one of the premier Indian restaurants located in Montego Bay, plans to do a takeover, 'palatably peaking', with bursts of dishes to savour. This time around, the esteemed restaurant is...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The second City of Jamaica just got a little cooler with the recent addition of Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records. UBTR MoBay opened in May of this year and has grown in strides and savoury strength since. Beyond the attention-grabbing statue of the...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Centrally located on Waterloo Road in Kingston, JoJo's Jerk Pit and More offers a rustic escape in the middle of the day. It's 'thyme' to make every curry and plant your taste buds into this all-time favourite. Succulent curried goat simmered to...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

First-timers to Restaurant Week DLE Cafe is already creating culinary waves in the city of Montego Bay the healthy way, since opening its doors just over a year ago. And the macadamia pistachio and walnut crusted salmon with forbidden black rice and...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Third-year participants of Restaurant Week Smoked Marlin Restaurant had put Hanover on the palatable map with a picturesque view and ranges of robust flavour. According to restaurant manager Dionne Reid, Smoked Marlin Restaurant returns each year...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The sweet indulgence of the most epic dishes. A beautiful ambience of cosy and relaxing dining, overlooking a breathtaking view of the ocean. Exceeding your palatable expectations for this Restaurant Week, while setting the tone for a night of pure...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Restaurant veterans JoJo's Jerk Pit and More is ready and eagerly waiting to serve up mouth watering goodness to food lovers for this upcoming Restaurant Week. Located on Waterloo Road, JoJo's is no stranger to the highly anticipated food event. The...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Marrying food with flavour can result in a satisfying 'happily ever after' for foodies. And setting that bar, 'A' Style, for this Restaurant Week is, you guessed it, A-Bar Restaurant and Lounge. According to Chef Dowayne Kenton, the three...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The Pallet, nestled in Kingston, has been making a savoury sweep since opening its doors almost a year ago. And for this Restaurant Week, the hidden gem is aspiring to boost flavour to the heights of a culinary cloud nine and beyond. Specialising in...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

This signature honey butter chicken, freshly prepared golden brown served with a honey butter and warm corn biscuits by Bubble and Spice will enchant your taste buds and redefine your way of enjoying fried chicken. For restaurant week, this...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Ready and eagerly waiting to make your Restaurant Week nice is the delightfully savoury-meets-sweet Bubble and Spice. Formerly known to diners as Rum Jungle, Coral Cliff reopened its doors in July of this year, renaming its restaurant. Bubble and...

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...

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