Where To Eat In Jamaica: RED BONES Blues Cafe, Kingston

Kingston may not have the typical tourist appeal of white sandy beaches, ocean front properties or the typical postcard scenery of Jamaica, but as the nation’s capital and a thriving city, Kingston’s traffic is heavy and there is ample to do and plenty to see and eat in one of the island’s most populated districts. […]

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Where To Eat In Jamaica: JUICI PATTIES

If you know Jamaican food, then you have experienced the joy and comforts offered in the simplicity of a patty.  If you’ve traveled to the Caribbean island itself, then you already know that it is nearly impossible to visit without indulging in one of the authentic crispy pastries often filled with piping hot, delicious, seasoned […]

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Where To Eat In JAMAICA: Grab a Rum Punch @ The PELICAN BAR, The Caribbean Sea

Somewhere in the Caribbean Sea pelicans play.  With wide wings they swoop down on blue waters scooping up food, taking a dip, or quenching their thirst amongst dolphins, sea turtles and aquatic beings that hang around the coast of Jamaica like tourists on vacation. And while visiting the Caribbean’s most preeminent island you too can […]

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Where To Eat In JAMAICA: SCOTCHIES Jerk Chicken, Montego Bay

A hop, skip and a jump away from the Montego Bay International Airport is a chicken shack known as SCOTCHIES, frequented by incoming and outgoing tourists as well as locals looking for authentic Jamaican jerk chicken or pork with sides and other menu items representing some of the best roadside cuisine the island has to […]

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The PULLED PORK Platter @ BIGGS BBQ, Montego Bay, Jamaica

When you think of Montego Bay, Jamaica, the last thing on your mind is southern barbecue, but if you happen to visit paradise, then you might want to stop by BIGGS BBQ Joint, one of the latest additions to Gloucester Avenue, more popularly known as the “Hip Strip”, in Montego Bay. Opened in 2013 by Chef Matthew […]

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A SEAFOOD Dinner at The HOUSEBOAT GRILL, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Just because you a visit a luxe resort on a vacation, doesn’t mean you have to stay on the property.  During my recent stay at the Secrets Hotel White Orchid in Montego Bay, food was everywhere and service was splendid, but my traveling companions and I decided to venture out into the city to get […]

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What You’ll Eat at SECRETS RESORT, Montego Bay, Jamaica

The SECRETS RESORT in Montego Bay Jamaica is divided into two different sections – St. James and Wild Orchid.  But no matter which side you stay on, with all-day room service, beachside patty stands, poolside service, luxurious buffets, and multi-course meals, the all-inclusive resort is a paradise for foodies and those who just want some […]

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A TASTEE Beef Patty, Kingston, JAMAICA

Upon touchdown at Kingston’s Norman Manley International Airport last week, my family and I knew we had to stop somewhere for the best patties, jerk chicken and other caribbean classic dishes to satisfy our instinctive longing for some Jamaican spices and cuisine!  We had heard about Juici patties, but our driver suggested TASTEE, and after […]

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Dumplings, Callaloo, Eggs, Bacon & More for Breakfast at THE RIU RESORT, Ochos Rios JAMAICA

I loathe a buffet, but I love a great breakfast!  And what I learned during my recent stay at the paradisal RIU RESORT in Ochos Rios, Jamaica this past weekend, is that I’ll readily forgo my disdain for buffet-style food when the recipes are international, beautifully displayed and quality and freshness are blatant at first […]

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A BEEF PATTY & SOME COCO BREAD – Golden Krust, 125th St., NYC

Aside from its rich history, one of the best things about living in Harlem is the vast variety of food options!  And although most are unhealthy options, from Soul Food to Mediterranean, Chocolat to Red Rooster, bodegas to fast food, the dining choices in Harlem seem endless. As someone who has lived most of my […]

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