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Grace Jerk Fest serves up fun and flavour

22 July 2015

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Grace Jerk Fest serves up fun and flavour

The time-honoured culinary tradition of jerk was richly celebrated in Queens, New York on July 19, as thousands of patrons descended on Roy Wilkins Park to indulge their palates and enjoy quality entertainment at the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. The event was staged in an atmosphere abounding in colour, culture and camaraderie, and the […]

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‘We want the Bob Marley ice cream too’

13 December 2014

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‘We want the Bob Marley ice cream too’

Earlier this year, Ben & Jerry’s launched a new Bob Marley-theme ice cream flavour named Satisfy My Bowl. Brilliant, right?! Not so, say American fans who will not get the opportunity to sample the delectable treat – since the special edition ice cream is only available in the UK. The fans were so moved they […]

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High spirits at Denbigh 2013

15 September 2013

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High spirits at Denbigh 2013

J. Wray & Nephew Limited partnered with the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) for this year’s staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show, which was held in May Pen from August 4 to 6. The event, which is widely acknowledged as the oldest and largest agricultural show in the English-speaking Caribbean, celebrated 61 years […]

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BMW M Lounge launched at Tracks & Records

20 November 2011

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BMW M Lounge launched at Tracks & Records

BMW’s promotion of the M line of cars in Jamaica featured the launch of the M Lounge at Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records on November 15. VIP guests sampled the new signature cocktail ‘M-Joy’, which will be available only at the M Lounge for the next two years. Stewart Motors, the exclusive BMW dealers in […]

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Mixmaster magic at Margaritaville

11 November 2011

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Mixmaster magic at Margaritaville

Barbadian Jamaal Bowen stated that his participation in the 2011 Angostura Mixmaster Regional Cocktail Challenge at Margaritaville, Ocho Rios on October 29 was fuelled by two objectives – the search for adventure and the desire to create history. The Sandy Lane Hotel bartender did just that en route to winning the competition, with Jamaican Alexa-Rae […]

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Angostura Mixmaster Jamaica Challenge

10 October 2011

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Angostura Mixmaster Jamaica Challenge

When the music, mixing, shaking and stirring subsided, Elroy Ferguson of Margaritaville Ocho Rios and Alexa-Rae Clennon of Bars To Go were the last two bartenders standing at the Angostura Mixmaster Jamaica Challenge 2011, which was held at The Deck in New Kingston on October 8. The superior mixing talents of the two winners saw them […]

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Red Stripe sheds light on bold, bear-faced campaign

24 August 2011

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Red Stripe sheds light on bold, bear-faced campaign

Ahead of the August 24 national television premiere of the second instalment of the “Mission ImPAWSible” advertisement from Red Stripe’s new marketing campaign, members of the local blogosphere were invited to a special screening at Usain Bolt’s Tracks and Records at the Marketplace on August 22. Directed by Storm Saulter out of the New Caribbean Cinema (NCC) […]

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Ace of Spades – Taste of the Good Life

9 July 2011

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Ace of Spades – Taste of the Good Life

Celebrated champagne Armand de Brignac (Brut Gold) was recently launched at Bin 26 Wine Bar at Devon House. The event attracted an exclusive mix of wine connoisseurs, corporate types, bon vivants and socialites who were eager to sip and savour the taste of high-end luxury and prestige from the gilded bottle of the Cattier-produced cuvée, […]

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A Likkle Slice Of Heaven

23 February 2011

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A Likkle Slice Of Heaven

For most persons, dessert is the most memorable part of any meal – the sumptuous end to a delectable feast. We often enjoy it without sparing a thought for the person who prepared it and only on rare occasions do we ever look at these sweet treats as a form of artistic and creative expression. […]

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Albert Brown – Best flairtender, bar none!

14 September 2010

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Albert Brown – Best flairtender, bar none!

There was no stopping Albert Brown, ace bartender from TGIF, as he cruised to a near flawless victory with amazing skill, style and concentration in the national finals of the Skyy Vodka Global Flair Challenge, which was held at The Deck in New Kingston on September 1. Going up against the spirited and ambitious Kimalie […]

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