Posts Tagged "Jamaican Food"

Faith’s Pen Jamaica | Tasty Road Food in Saint Ann!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Blog, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican Culture, Jamaican Food, Ocho Rios Jamaica, St. Ann Jamaica | 0 comments

Faith’s Pen Jamaica | Tasty Road Food in Saint Ann!

A Cultural (& Food) Landmark in Faith's Pen, Jamaica If you love "road food" as much as I do and are driving between the North Coast of Jamaica and Kingston or Spanish Town via Route A1, be sure to make a rest stop at the famous Faith's Pen near Mount Diablo, in the central mountain area of Saint Ann Parish. Specifically, this Jamaican-style "truck stop" is located right along the edge of a winding section of road between the rural communities of Mount Rosser and Moneague, about 12 miles south of Ocho Rios. There's no way you can miss it. You'll find a strip of food vendor stalls with...

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Updated Event Calendar | Wha’ Gwaan in Jamaica 2012-2013

Posted by on Jul 14, 2012 in Blog, Festivals/Events | 0 comments

Updated Event Calendar | Wha’ Gwaan in Jamaica 2012-2013

FINALLY I updated the Jamaica Event Calendar for 2012 & 2013! Wondering wha' gwaan in Jamaica while you're there?? Check out the new 2013 calendar of Jamaica's renowned food festivals, cultural events, sporting events, rockin' musical extravaganzas, art & craft fairs, public holidays, etc. These are the main events that happen every year. Taking part in one of them could add a little pizazz to your Jamaican vacation experience! You can always find the calendars under the "Dis & Dat" category in our menu. Keep in mind that schedules change, particularly due to this stinky global...

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St. Mary Breadfruit Festival | Sunday, July 15, 2012

Posted by on Jul 10, 2012 in Blog, Festivals/Events, St. Mary Breadfruit Festival, St. Mary Jamaica | 0 comments

St. Mary Breadfruit Festival | Sunday, July 15, 2012

  Looking for some good FUN (and a little education) this weekend? It will be hard to top the yummy Jamaican breadfruit and the family-oriented entertainment at the annual St. Mary Breadfruit Festival, presented by the Jeffrey Town Farmers Association. The St. Mary Breadfruit Festival is always a favorite and this year's event should be no exception! It's a wonderful opportunity to meet the community of Jeffrey Town, located in St. Mary's lush, green hills, and sample the amazing variety of dishes made from breadfruit - from traditional roasted or boiled breadfruit, to breadfruit jam,...

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The Best of Jamaican Food

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011 in Curry Chicken/Goat, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican Food, Jamaican jerk, Kingston Jamaica, Ocho Rios Jamaica, Portland Jamaica, St. Andrew Jamaica, St. Elizabeth Jamaica | 0 comments

"Sometimes you just have to get up off of that lounge chair and go explore." Great advice from the Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern about experiencing wonderful Jamaican food! Some of my favorites are here - like chicken foot soup, curry goat, and tripe & beans. And some great places to try on your travels, like Aunt Merle's at Hellshire Beach for fresh fish, Cherry's One-Stop in Faith Pen, and exotic fruits from the stands in Bog Walk Gorge. Now I am HUNGRY! Enjoy... and go eat some Jamaican food! Yeah man. :yes: Part 1 Jamaican Food on "Bizarre Foods" featured on TRAVEL Part 2 Jamaican...

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Don’t miss it! 2011 Portland Jerk Festival | this Sunday, July 3rd | Port Antonio, Jamaica

Posted by on Jul 2, 2011 in Beenie Man, Etana, Festivals/Events, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican crafts, Jamaican Culture, Jamaican Food, Jamaican jerk, Jamaican Music, Port Antonio Jamaica, Portland Jamaica, Portland Jerk Festival, Sizzla Kalonji, Terry Linen | 4 comments

How can you really top this - delicious Jamaican jerk and fun family-oriented entertainment - all in one place?? Come savor Jamaica's most famous style of cooking this Sunday, July 3rd, at the 12th Portland Jerk Festival in Port Antonio, Jamaica! This Festival is always a favorite and this year's should be no exception. As usual, the Festival expects a bumper crop of locals from all over the island as well as tourists to make the annual trip to Portland to enjoy the creations of Jamaica's popular chefs. The event always features more than 25 authentic jerk vendors from Portland, the "Home of...

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