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Taste the Islands This Holiday Season

Writer: Melanie Reffes | Photography: Supplied A multicultural melting pot and recipes treasured like family heirlooms, preparing, sharing and enjoying holiday fare in the Caribbean. Bring your appetite...
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The Recipe for Success

Writer Monique McIntosh | Photography Michael Pissari The prospect of owning a restaurant has got to be daunting, but the excitement of it clearly outweighs the dread! That's...
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Famous Foodies

Writer Shelly Ann Parkinson | Photography Supplied Behind the crystal-beaded veil of the celebrity lifestyle, there are regular people—albeit with thousands more social media followers than we have—whose...
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A Good Bellyful According to Jamaica’s “CG”

FRANZ HALL - Consul General | Consulate General of Jamaica in Miami I was pleasantly surprised when I was asked by the producers of ‘Taste the Islands’ to...
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Turning Vegan with Food Blogger Christina Collie

Ever thought of going full vegan, but you were too intimidated by the process? The whole rigmarole of revamping the pantry, scouring ingredient lists, and radically changing...
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Eat Your Way Through The Local Caribbean Delights of South Florida

South Florida is home to a veritable smorgasbord of purveyors of tropical flavors, textures, and treats. A number of these Caribbean food spots, caterers, and packaged food...

La Paix Bakery: The South Florida Haitian Bakery Celebrating Culture Through Food

Don’t read the name “La Paix Bakery” and mistake it for another French café. The pastry shop in Miramar, Florida has celebrated Haitian food and...
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These Chefs are transforming Caribbean Food across America

With endless rice and peas and a constant stream of tunes from home, our local mom-and-pop Caribbean restaurants will always be on speed dial. But across America,...

Jamaican Scotch Boyz Sauces are Coming to Target Stores Near You

In the summer of 2012, four friends in their mid-twenties entered a BBQ competition together to see if they could capture and share the grill...
JERK CHICKEN MOST Popular Quarantine Takeout in NEW YORK

JERK CHICKEN MOST Popular Quarantine Takeout in NEW YORK

There’s nothing like comfort food to soothe the soul during stressful times. For New Yorkers stuck inside, most are craving jerk chicken as their quarantine comfort food,...

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