Miami’s Jamaica King Jerk Opens Permanent Spot in North Dade

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

Have you tried Jamaica’s First Kosher Restaurant?

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?

Portland (USA) Just Got Four New Jamaican Restaurants

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

Scotch Bonnet’s New Brick-and-Mortar Location Brings Jamaican Home-Cooking to FiDi

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

Montego Bay Grille in Hobart offers getaway from the norm

“Where great food meets great people” is how Montego Bay Grille in Hobart bills itself. “Hobart will be a culinary epicenter in not so long from now in the Northwest Indiana region. We pride ourselves on being pioneers in that aspect,” said Teddian Jackson, owner and chef of Montego Bay Grille, about locating downtown. “Others have been following suit. That’s something we pride ourselves in.” … Continue reading Montego Bay Grille in Hobart offers getaway from the norm

Live the Unexplored Luxury of Cancun

PALLADIUM HOTEL GROUP OFFERS THE CHANCE TO “LIVE THE UNEXPLORED LUXURY OF CANCUN” WITH THE LAUNCH OF TWO LUXURY PROPERTIES; ‘GRAND PALLADIUM COSTA MUJERES RESORT & SPA’ AND ‘TRS CORAL HOTEL’ Palladium Hotel Group’s newest addition to its portfolio of luxury five-star accommodations will introduce a brand new development to the northeast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Set to open in autumn 2018, the project will … Continue reading Live the Unexplored Luxury of Cancun

The One & Only… DJ Courtney

In everyone’s life, there is always that one person who can affect your whole mood or reset your day with just one touch. When DJ Courtney puts his hand to the music he does just that. Courtney can transform the dullest of spaces and places in minutes with the pulsating selection he plays. Beyond the impressive collection of tracks from the 70s, 80s and 90s … Continue reading The One & Only… DJ Courtney