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  • TRAVEL FROM YOUR COUCH! REGGAE RUM AND DINNER VIRTUAL TOUR

    TRAVEL FROM YOUR COUCH! REGGAE RUM AND DINNER VIRTUAL TOUR

    Join us for Reggae Rum & Dinner as we bring a virtual taste of Jamaica right into your home!! Fun Fact: Did you know that as the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic Jamaica has been listed as one of the top ten destinations in the world that people are eager to visit as soon as borders are open and people start travelling again?...

  • TO MARKET TO MARKET!!

    TO MARKET TO MARKET!!

    Even the smallest of Jamaican towns has grocery stores and/or modern supermarkets, but many discerning Jamaicans still head to the market on weekends to stock up on ground provisions, fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices and even meat and fish.  There’s just something about the Jamaican market – it’s a hub of...

  • JCT WINS BIG….. AGAIN!!      BRINGS HOME GLOBAL AWARD !!

    JCT WINS BIG….. AGAIN!! BRINGS HOME GLOBAL AWARD !!

    Hooray! We're on the winning streak again! We're happy to announce that our Jamaica Culinary Tours team brought home an International Award from the World Food Travel Association’s 2018 FoodTrekking Awards!! The Award comes almost one year to the date on which we won the national award for Most Authentic Jamaican...

  • READ ALL ABOUT OUR NATIONAL HOSPITALITY AWARD AND OTHER EXCITING NEWS IN OUR FALL 2018 NEWSLETTER !

    READ ALL ABOUT OUR NATIONAL HOSPITALITY AWARD AND OTHER EXCITING NEWS IN OUR FALL 2018 NEWSLETTER !

                    YAAD FOOD AN’ BICKLE NEWSLETTER:  FALL 2018 ISSUE   STARTERS GUESS WHICH TOUR COPPED THE MOST AUTHENTIC JAMAICAN ATTRACTION!!   We’re still glowing about copping the Award for the Most Authentic Jamaican...

  • Jamaica - The land of

    Jamaica - The land of "Everything is Everything!"

    Can you spot our Tour and Creative Experience Director in this video by the Jamaica Tourist Board?  Big Hint - she's the one talking about the food!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6pEmBCvbzs&feature=youtu.be

  • Why Take a Food Tour?

    Why Take a Food Tour?

    We’re so glad that you asked!  Simply put, food tours are the fastest and most fun, filling and delicious way to learn about a culture.  They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach - well we believe that the way to understand a culture is through its stomach!  When you take a food tour...

  • March Madne$$!!

    March Madne$$!!

    MARCH MADNESS DI$COUNT ON FALMOUTH TO OCHO RIOS TOUR!! EAT, LEARN AND LAUGH FOR LESS IN THE MONTH OF MARCH!  If you like great food, or history, or fun - or even better - if you like all three, you won't want to miss our newest Nyam An' Guh Weh (Eat and Leave) Tour that combines them all as we take you on a delightful...

  • New Falmouth to Ocho Rios Tour Now Open for Bookings!

    New Falmouth to Ocho Rios Tour Now Open for Bookings!

    It's finally here! We're so excited to announce the launch of our Nyam An' Guh Weh (Eat and Leave) combo walking and bus tour as of December 1, 2015. You won't want to miss this gastronomic feast that takes you to some of our favourite places and introduces you to some of our most loved foods! Our newest tour is a one of...

  • Newsletter - A Foodie's Feast!

    Newsletter - A Foodie's Feast!

    It's a News Feast! Our latest Newslett​er is chock full of goodies! Dig in and get a bellyful of exciting gastronomic news right here:  

  • Foodie Heaven in Jamaica!

    Foodie Heaven in Jamaica!

    Jamaica has always taken its food seriously, but in recent years, the local culinary landscape “tun up”,as we would say in local parlance. One indication of the increased interest in Jamaican cuisine and all things culinary, is the sponsoring of huge...

  • Foodie Road Trip - Join us!

    Foodie Road Trip - Join us!

    Join us as we embark on an adventure to discover the Top 10 culinary gems of the Parish of Trelawny. It’s that time of year when one of our leading local newspapers - the Jamaica Observer- moves into full gear for the staging of its annual Table Talk Food Awards. Now into its sixteenth year, the Table Talk Food Awards seeks to publicly...

  • Easter in J-A

    Easter in J-A

    Easter in Jamaica is a very popular time of year. The religious celebration was introduced to the island around the 17th century by the Europeans who colonized the island, bringing their religion of Christianity with them. During slavery, the enslaved Africans were given a day off in observance of this Easter holiday. However, with the advent...

  • Happy 2015!

    Happy 2015!

    It’s a brand new year and we’re quite excited!  We thoroughly enjoyed 2014 - our first full year of operations which saw us hosting over 600 guests!! We were delighted to host travel agents, travel journalists, history buffs, foodies, chefs, and well, just every day folks, curious and hungry for a taste of Jamaican food...

  • Happy Birthday to Us !!

    Happy Birthday to Us !!

    We’re so excited to be celebrating our first birthday! Yes, believe it or not it’s been a year since we launched our pioneer food tour – the Falmouth Food Tour. Our very first guests Bruce and Christine raved about our tour, and our guests haven’t stopped talking about us since! We were delighted to watch the Tour...

  • Yes - Real Men do Take Food Tours!

    Yes - Real Men do Take Food Tours!

    So you’ve probably heard a rumour out there that real men don’t do food tours.  Somehow food tours sound like a ‘girlie’ thing right? Lumped in there with ‘Chick flicks’ or ‘Girls Night Out’ type activities.  Well, we have to say that we have hosted our fair share of men on our food...

  • Brand Jamaica to the World!!

    Brand Jamaica to the World!!

    Jamaica has just hosted another successful annual Expo at the National Arena in Kingston under the theme 'Brand Jamaica to the World!'. The Trade Show was attended by hundreds of buyers as well as thousands of consumers who got a chance to view and try not only some of the faithful, traditional products, but also to learn about and...

  • Word on the Street is We’re the Word on the Street!!

    Word on the Street is We’re the Word on the Street!!

    So we might be blowing our own trumpet a bit, but word on the street is we’re the word on the street! We’re appreciative of the guests who have chosen to join us on our pioneer Falmouth Food Tour, and even more thankful to them for their great five star reviews! We thoroughly enjoyed the journey we took in developing the...

  • Christmas in J-A!

    Christmas in J-A!

     Christmas is a BIG deal in Jamaica.  Some early birds started decorating their houses from as early as mid November and the stores started to put out their decorations about two weeks before that!  The rest of us will probably get around to it about the second or third week in December.   Our decorations are very...

  • Christmas in J-A!

    Christmas in J-A!

    Well t'is the season to be jolly, so what better time to tell you about Christmas in Jamaica! We should start by saying that Christmas is a BIG deal in Jamaica, so needless to say the Christmas fever is in full swing even as this post is being written!  Some early birds started decorating their houses from as early as mid...

  • It's Here - Food Lover's Month!

    It's Here - Food Lover's Month!

    Well November marked a busy month for food lovers in Jamaica.  One local newspaper sponsored the National Food Month which included the hugely popular Restaurant Week as well as food events around the country and even over in Florida.  Another newspaper sponsored Saveur which featured caterers and wine merchants.  Jamaican...

  • Restaurant Week Jamaica 2013

    Restaurant Week Jamaica 2013

    So Restaurant Week is over and the verdict is in - It was a grand feast and food fantatics, gourmet lovers and foodie entrepreneurs like us are still licking their lips. Mounted under the theme “Raise a Fork and Lift the City”, the 9th staging of the popular gastronomic galavant was also an opportunity for patrons to...

  • When Kingston Meets New Orleans!

    When Kingston Meets New Orleans!

    It’s really exciting to see the growing buzz and activity around food in Jamaica.  Jamaicans have always been passionate about food, but in recent times we’ve turned up the heat in the kitchen as restaurateurs, chefs and culinary experts seek to raise the (already high!) bar of Jamaican cuisine and to treat the discerning...

  • All Dressed Up!!

    All Dressed Up!!

    Our creative Jamaican foodie entrepreneurs are really getting all dressing up.  The month of August alone has seen the launch of two great new dressings. First was the OMD! (Oh My Dressing) launch by Springvale of its new salad dressings, featuring  tantalizing flavours, namely June plum - basil lemongrass dressing;...

  • Portland Jerk Festival 2012

    Portland Jerk Festival 2012

    HAVING SECURED a title sponsor for this year's staging, the annual Portland Best Dressed Chicken Jerk Festival will be held over three days as opposed to the regular one-day event. The Portland jerk weekend will begin on Friday with a Port Antonio Fashion Night Out, as organisers have decided to up the tempo and to provide patrons with a...