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December, 2014

New book spotlights Haitian cuisine

Food: Anticipation percolated. On a pre-Thanksgiving, weekday night, they packed Colors Restaurant. It was the awaited launch of “Haiti: Uncovered,” Nadege Fleurimond’s “regional adventure into the art of Haitian cuisine,” part cookbook, part travel book that should reside on your coffee table. Comment.

November, 2014

Ten years of Thanksgiving at Calvary Mission

Food: Calvary Mission food pantry in Jamaica, Queens will provide members of the community with all the trimmings for a turkey dinner during its 10th annual of Thanksgiving sustenance program. Comment.

New ice cream scoops ‘Satisfy My Bowl’ in tribute to Marley

Food: There’s a new flavor from Ben and Jerry’s that is sure to satisfy! Comment.

October, 2014

Boyers’ bees in Brooklyn

Food: In a Ditmas Park front yard, under a towering evergreen, a lot of buzzing is going on. That’s where the Boyers’ two beehives reside, soaking up morning sun. In the hot afternoon, the pine shades them. Comment.

From the kitchen to stores it’s lip-smacking good

Food: Lorna’s Lip Smacking Pepper Sauce — Guyanese style received rave reviews from customers who lined her kiosk at the recent Guyana Folk Festival in Brooklyn, to purchase the delicacy. “The relish is a must have, on cook-up rice, or any dish from back home,” said entrepreneur, Lorna Welshman-Neblett who is excited about her cottage industry. Comment.

September, 2014

Golden Krust celebrates 25 ‘Golden’ years!

Food: Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill, the nation’s largest and fastest growing Caribbean franchise has been celebrating 25 years in business this year. Comment.

August, 2014

Golden Krust opens franchise on Church Avenue

Food: Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, the nation’s largest Caribbean franchise chain with more than 120 restaurants located in nine states opened its newest franchise restaurant in Brooklyn, New York, located at 2223 Church Ave. on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. The franchise owners are Stanley and Noveene Dennis. Comment.

July, 2014

Food lovers feast on Jamaican jerk fare

Food: This year VP records and Grace Foods drew a multi-cultural group of food lovers from beyond the tri–state to as far as Florida to its annual Jerk Festival. With more than 15,000 patrons in attendance, the attraction of food done the old fashioned way were savoring for food lovers. The lines at jerk stations were long as patrons waited to taste their favorite Jerk Pork or Jerk Chicken followed by jerk sea food of fish and lobster. Comment.

June, 2014

Taste great Caribbean food at 35 restaurants

Food: Caribbean Restaurant Week–June 22 - 28 is happening! A great way of culminating Caribbean Heritage Month and celebrating the diversity and tastiness of Caribbean food boasts its organizer, Jean Alexander of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA). Comments (1).

May, 2014

I&M Pastry Studio

Food: Pastry designer Tiffany Washington and dessert stylist Jo-Laine Duke-Collins are the masterminds behind I&M Pastry Studio (also known as Ilene Miriam Pastry Studio). Creating breathtaking custom artisan pastries and stylish dessert tables, these two young Brooklyn moms have made a lasting impression on New York City! Comment.

Long Is. Carib-American Heritage Festival

Music: Get ready for the Long Island Caribbean American Heritage Festival. Comment.

Fun in the sun at Church Ave. Street Fair

Music: With the morning chill burning off and very cooperating weather, the Church Avenue Street Fair drew families and singles, bargain hunters, hungry Brooklynites, and strollers, claiming finally, a walk in the sun. Comment.

April, 2014

‘Soul Music’ on the violin

Music: Violin Diva Charisa entertained the audience during a Brothers Who Cook event at the Restoration Plaza in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn on April 13. Comment.

Fisherman’s Cove expands in Brookkyn

Food: Fisherman’s Cove is building an impressive footprint on the culinary landscape in Brooklyn, and apparently, it’s about to get even more expansive. This restaurant chain just completed an extensive renovation to its flagship store at 2025 Church Avenue, which has doubled the size of the location so that diners could sit and enjoy their meal. Comment.

CaribCan Or Can’t Survive

Food: If the smaller Eastern Caribbean islands have their way, ongoing two-way free-trade talks between Canada and the 15-nation bloc of Caribbean Community nations stretching from Suriname on the South American coast to Belize in Central America, would be scrapped forthwith. Comment.
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