Starbucks has a long history going back more than forty years of investing in the communities it serves worldwide by creating opportunities for young people, particularly those in underserved communities. The company plans to similarly partner with Caribbean Coffee Baristas Ltd. in Jamaica to support initiatives aimed at connecting young men and women in the community with the resources and support they need to succeed. … Continue reading Starbucks… Brewing Opportunities For Jamaican Youth
Things are spiffed-up indeed, here at Jakes! You must see the sea-coloured sparkle we’ve added to the pool. And how we’ve taken a wee, little cottage, added more outdoor space and a new bathroom, splashed it with bright pink and yellow paint and—ta-da!—Introducing: Snapper! One of our Deluxe Ocean View Rooms, Cockles, has new, charming window boxes—and the treatments rooms at Driftwood Spa have been … Continue reading Jakes Turns 25!
The 17th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) returns to EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. February 21 – 25, 2018. This year, those with an appetite for enjoying good eats paired with high-energy beats have a variety of events to choose from. Proceeds from the Festival benefit the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University. Thursday, February 22, 2018 … Continue reading BEACHSIDE EATS, BEATS AND MORE AT THE SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
Food truck owner Oratio Garrell scrimped and saved for six years to get together enough money to open a brick-and-mortar spot to serve his smoky jerk chicken and pork. When his eatery King Jerk finally opened at 14821 W. Dixie Hwy., the centerpiece was a $5,000 hybrid grill/smoker that was hardly used before thieves snatched it out of the parking lot surrounding Garrell’s new bright-red restaurant. “They … Continue reading Miami’s Jamaica King Jerk Opens Permanent Spot in North Dade
Jamaica has its first kosher restaurant. “Your one stop for everything Jewish in Jamaica” Chabad Of Jamaica opened the first Kosher Hot Spot & Welcome Center in Jamaica, on the famous Montego Bay Hip strip right across Margaritaville. It is your one stop for everything Jewish, from kosher authentic Israeli falafel (a vegetarian food) to synagogue services. The menu at the Kosher Hot Spot is … Continue reading Have you tried Jamaica’s First Kosher Restaurant?
Just a few years ago, not a single restaurant in Portland called itself Jamaican. This town’s never exactly been a hotbed of Caribbean culture; there are nearly three times as many Jamaicans in Brooklyn as on the entire West Coast. But there are signs that Caribbean culture is finally making small inroads into our corner of the Northwest—with the number of Portlanders from the West … Continue reading Portland (USA) Just Got Four New Jamaican Restaurants
Jamaica native and chef Abraham “OB” Matterson serves up the flavors of his childhood at Scotch Bonnet, a new restaurant in Rincon Center. We knew we’d landed in the right place when we saw the Jamaican flag flying in the window of the as-yet unadorned Scotch Bonnet space in Rincon Center in downtown San Francisco. Staff were scurrying about filling containers with hot sauce and … Continue reading Scotch Bonnet’s New Brick-and-Mortar Location Brings Jamaican Home-Cooking to FiDi