Thursday, September 19, 2019

Fashion’s getting funky

Funky Monkey's store expansion means more designers, more fashion, more shoes

Art for the heart

Cayman Heart Fund’s second annual Valentine’s Day Red Dress Gala dinner will be enhanced even further this year by a unique auction of local art all kindly donated to the cause by the artists themselves in order to be auctioned and thereby hopefully raising some serious funds for this incredibly worthy cause.

Accolades for ‘Metro Manila’ 
and for co-writer Frank E. Flowers

"Metro Manila’s" 2014 BAFTA nomination has propelled Caymanian Frank E. Flowers into a new realm of movie stardom, a vindication of a tremendous amount of hard work, collaborating with writer/director/producer Sean Ellis, for whom the project has been a labor of love for over two years.

Great wines for pızza (and more)

Italian red wines seem made for drinking with pizza. However, there are many wines from other countries that are also perfect for pizza and other comfort-style foods. The wine experts at Jacques Scott sat down over lunch at XQs to discuss what makes a good pizza wine.

Wine Club makes wine apprecıation fun, accessible

The Wine Club at Grand Old House gives wine lovers to opportunity to try different wines, learn from the pros and meet others who share their passion.

Jamaica’s 50th feted with Appleton’s best

The 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence was observed here in Cayman with a rare and exquisite Appleton Estate 50-year-old rum called Jamaica Independence Reserve at an event at Abacus restaurant in Camana Bay on 23 July.

A dinner conversation with… Ezzard Miller

As would be expected, North Side MLA Ezzard Miller didn't mince words when the Journal's Alan Markoff sat down with him for a dinner conversation at Luca Restaurant.

Santiago’s is a seafood spectacular

For fish and seafood lovers the recent wine dinner at Hemingways was a real treat, with course after course of exquisitely presented and expertly created fish dishes that certainly affirmed the restaurant as one of Cayman’s best, with a menu inspired by author Ernest Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea.

Cayman bartender crowned master mıxologıst

Local bartender beats rivals from across the Caribbean to be crowned master bartender

Slow Food Society revs up the pace with a fun-filled event

Put a group of wine and food lovers together in a room with five courses of carefully crafted cuisine and exciting and varied wines and have them pit their wits against each other in a brain teasing wine and wisdom test and you are onto a sure-fire winner of an evening.

A taste of South Africa at Grand Old House

outh African wines are gaining a foothold in the world markets and Jacques Scott Wine and Spirits has just brought in a new line from the winery Rickety Bridge to go with some of its longer-standing brands from that country.

Cayman rum makes 
its world debut in 2011

Rum: It’s the lifeblood of the party and the taste of the Caribbean. Seven Fathoms Rum looks to expand in the Cayman Islands.

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Art at Governors will be held in February.

Vive la Veuve!

My wife, a Champagne aficionado, believes bubbly goes well with just about any food writes Alan Markoff.

Pio Cesare focuses on tradition and terrior

Pio Cesare makes wines steeped in tradition and Cayman's Luca Restaurant makes traditional Italian meals. They came together for a lunch hosted by Jacques Scott.

Chef Indika Kumara wins top culinary award

The Cayman Islands Culinary Society recently held its annual Culinary Awards of Excellence Competition at The Ritz-Carlton with Bacchus chef Indika Kumara taking award the Chef of the Year award and Bamboo/Beach Suites Renata Kecskes winning Bartender of the Year. Business Editor Lindsey Turnbull reports. 

The Whites

Terre Alte is a blend of Friulano, Pinot Bianco, and Sauvignon. The Terre Alte has a vibrant straw yellow color with golden yellow highlights. It has an extraordinary nose that is elegant, complex, broad and pervasive with hints of ripe tropical fruit, citrus, walnut and sweet almond.


One of the Christmas offerings from Hollywood was the mother of all disaster movies called 2012. Hollywood is surely taking advantage of both the popular fears...

Cayfest 2011 will be smaller but guaranteed going strong

Cayfest returns but smaller than in previous years, due to cutbacks.

Cuban artist continues creative journey in Cayman

A poetic display of passion set against a surrealist backdrop of the ocean has filled the walls of Full of Beans café these past few weeks as Cuban artist Yonier Powery Serrano enjoys his first solo exhibition in the Cayman Islands. 


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