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Students serve Caribbean cuisine at industry showcase

Caribbean: Eleventh grade students of Food & Finance High School, a culinary-arts institution, served fine Caribbean style cooking, on Thursday, Nov, 21, to impress top restaurateurs, at a showcase in the school’s Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan location. Comment

Let plants be thy medicine – You are what you eat

Health: ILLINOIS, United States / ABUJA, Oct 16, 2019 (IPS) — United Nations World Food Day is celebrated around the world on Oct. 16 under the theme: “Our Actions ARE Our Future. Healthy Diets for a Zero Hunger World.” This theme is timely, especially, because across Africa and around the world, there has been a gradual rise in malnutrition and diet-related non communicable diseases, as highlighted in The Lancet study and a United Nations Report published earlier this year. Comment
Business: Vincentian fashion designer Donna Weekes and her son, Jamane, had plans of opening up a business together for years, and their vision turned into reality recently with the grand opening of Lips Café in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Comment

Guyana-born chef serves grand fare at the WH

Guyana: Consul General of Guyana to New York, Barbara Atherly, congratulated Guyanese American Chef, Kashif Browne, on his accomplishment, as executive sous chef at the White House, the official residence of the President of the United States. Comment
Music: The “Spirit of the Caribbean” was certainly felt by scores of nationals and friends, who crammed the front lawn of the Jamaica Performance Center on Saturday, Aug. 3, to get a taste of culture and entertainment on a beautiful summer’s afternoon. Comment

Jerk Fest returns to Queens

Music: New York’s grandest Caribbean food and music festival — Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival will take center stage, on Sunday, July 21, at Roy Wilkins Park, Merrick and Baisley boulevards to celebrate its nine years of revelry. Gates open at noon. Comment
Caribbean: The Brooklyn Borough President Nightlife and Restaurant Coalition, International Food & Wine and Tasting (BNRC) began in 2015, and has fast become the place for popular restaurants and connoisseurs to showcase their talents and brands to the Brooklyn community. Comments (1)
St Vincent: A year after the highly successful launch of “The Taste,” a rising Vincentian chef in Brooklyn has impressed patrons again with her second offering. Comment
Brooklyn: Brooklyn’s premier beer and wine fest returns this year at a new time and a new location. Tap+Cork: Brooklyn Beer & Wine Fest will host its seventh annual event on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Kings Theater in Brooklyn. More than 1,700 festival-goers are expected to descend upon the day -long event, which combines the experience of grand tastings with a block party atmosphere. Comment
Queens: It’s a taste of Brooklyn — and beyond! Restaurants across Kings County and other outer-borough eateries will serve up budget-friendly, three-course meals to customers as part of a unique dining campaign kicking off on March 18. Comment

Dine the Boroughs

Dine the Boroughs

Eat your heart out, outer boroughs! A dazzling new dining experience will promote the unique cuisines found in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx next month! Dine The Boroughs, a two-week culinary tour of some of the outer boroughs’ best bites, will feature some 200 restaurants offering prix fixe menu options for just $28, from March 18 to March 31. Comment
Brooklyn: And the award goes to… A Bedford-Stuyvesant Caribbean eatery is an honoree of the James Beard Foundation’s American Classics award. The notable dining honor was bestowed to Noel and Greeta Brown’s A&A Bake and Doubles and Roti Shop on Fulton Street, which serves up popular Trinidadian fare as its name suggests — doubles and roti, along with other dishes from the twin-island republic. Comment

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