Getting to the meat of the matter! Are vegetarian consumers being accommodated?

November 19th, 2020

Do you enjoy a healthy serving of vegetables with your meal? Most of us do but there are others that not only enjoy vegetables as a side dish, they make it their main course. In local restaurants however, many of the food items on the menu are skewed towards those who are meat lovers. Often [...]


Eating out the right way!

September 9th, 2018

I love a good meal. However as a busy working mother, I always face the challenge of trying to balance preparing home cooked meals or choosing healthy options when eating out. Of course I also have to ensure that I stick to the budget. Eating Out Options The most popular options for eating out are [...]


Are you careful where you buy food?

September 15th, 2017

Recently there was spotlight given to a new trend in which lunches were being offered to customers at the very low price of $100. These types of boxed lunches usually consists of simple fare such as chicken back or mackerel and rice. The low cost of those items make it suitable for quick sales at [...]


Restaurant Week Delights!

November 18th, 2013

There are not many reasons to celebrate these days. That is why it was a treat to be celebrating November as ‘Food Month’. During Restaurant week, November 8 – 16, 2013, consumers turned out in droves as they were encouraged to ‘Raise a fork and lift a city’ as restaurants offered special menu items and [...]


Consumers eagerly anticipate activities of November (Food Month)

October 31st, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer Okay I have a confession to make. I love food. No it’s not as simple as that, I really can’t pass up on any opportunity to sample my favourite treats. This love affair I have with food has put many dents in my pocket and has led to [...]


Restaurant Week – A Consumer’s Dream!

November 10th, 2011

As consumers tried to cut back on their spending, eating out became one of the luxuries that most people found it the easiest to do without. After all, most Jamaicans can cook and with the high cost associated with eating out it made perfect sense to cut out that expense. I must admit that I [...]