SUGA RINGS IN THE YEAR IN LOOP NEWS!

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM SUGA!

I am Réved UP for 2020 in my locally made Sandals from Rêve Jewellery and Accessories and Dress from local, Fashion Designer, James Black of Love YC!

I hope to bring to you more of what Brand Jamaica has to offer this year via my Jamaican brand, Suga Lifestyle with my GW Art, other talented local artisans, Sports (Tokyo 2020 Olympics is almost here!), Restaurant Ratings and Reviews, Charities, Health and Fitness.

Suga Lifestyle events provide an exclusive shopping experience in comfort, with the best confectioneries and the opportunity to sip and lyme in a cool, cosy setting, with others that enjoy shopping for unique, high quality locally made products.

Speaking of which, did you see LOOP’s write up yesterday on Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection?! If you missed it, check it out here:

http://www.loopjamaica.com/content/all-my-christmas-shopping-gifts-one-place-suga-lifestyle-did-it

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Have a Happy, Healthy, Successful and Prosperous New Year Suga Bears! ~XoXo, Suga💖

By: Gabrielle Burgess

If you liked this Blog, follow Suga Lifestyle Online, on Instagram (@sugalifestyle), Twitter (@sugalifestyleja) or like the Suga Lifestyle Facebook page.

Where to Indulge in Juicy Steak before the New Year!

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Sizzling Ribeye Steak recommended for two ($8500JMD): Grilled and served on a sizzling cast iron pan, finished with demi-glaze, truffle butter and mashed potatoes.

Need to indulge in a juicy Ribeye Steak before the New Year? Chef Alex D-Great has left Steak House on the Verandah in Devon House, but not to worry, Chef Jermaine Erskine and his team of two other Chefs have taken over in fine fashion.

I was a bit worried since I was treating my husband for his Birthday dinner on December 3rd, but I had friends who had gone recently and said the standard was still high. I am in total agreement. Service was commendable, the Ribeye that we shared was cooked to order, medium rare perfection and our sautéed Escargot starter in pesto cream and a puff pastry shell was delicious as well.

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Sautéed Escargot starter in pesto cream and a puff pastry shell ($1500JMD)

The pocket may have to run a bit deep for your visit, but you get value for your money. #SugaEndorsed

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Steak House on the Verandah

***Reservations Recommended***

Location: Devon House

Ph: 876-616-8833

Facebook: @steakhouseja

Instagram: @thesteakhouseja

Opening Hours:

Mon. to Sat. @ 12 noon – 9:30 pm

***Closed on Sundays*** 

By: Gabrielle Burgess

If you liked this Blog, follow Suga Lifestyle Online, on Instagram (@sugalifestyle), Twitter (@sugalifestyleja) or like the Suga Lifestyle Facebook page.

Merrrrry Christmas from Suga!!!

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Merrrrrrry Christmas to you, your family and loved ones!

It’s the most wonderful time of year. Thanks again for all your support and for those who came out to make my Winter Wonderland, Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection, a success once again.

Enjoy the day and the rest of the season!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

If you liked this Blog, follow Suga Lifestyle Online, on Instagram (@sugalifestyle), Twitter (@sugalifestyleja) or like the Suga Lifestyle Facebook page.

Seaside Dining with Chef Conroy Arnold that’s not too far away!

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Suga Taster, Taraja Jackson.

Suga Taster, Taraja Jackson’s Rating for Christopher’s at Hermosa Cove

Date and time of visit: November 17, 2019

No. of diners: 4

NB. Ratings fill 5 stars maximum 

Parking: ★★★★★

Ambience: ★★★★★

Décor: ★★★★★

Comfort: ★★★★★

Service: ★★★★★

Speed: ★★★★★

Food quality: ★★★★★

Serving amount: ★★★★★

Plating: ★★★★★

Value for $: ★★★★★

Suga Taster, Taraja’s Breakdown!

Christopher’s at Hermosa’a Cove was the perfect Sunday evening setting. Tucked away on the beautiful beachfront property at Hermosa Cove, the restaurant overlooks the sea for a casual, yet intimate dining experience.

The menu was diverse with a sample of Jamaica’s unique fusion of European, Asian, and Indian flavours with local favorites, braised Oxtail, steamed Callaloo with Scotch bonnet peppers, and of course, jerked Chicken. However, Executive Chef Conroy Arnold decided to tantalize our taste buds with a selection of some of his signature dishes for a unique culinary experience. Our Chef’s special dishes consisted of six courses totalling $7000JMD each and included Red Peas soup, a delicious Salad with tomato, feta cheese and arugula topped off with a honey mustard vinaigrette. We also had a Shrimp alfredo puff pastry, Mahi-Mahi in eggplant sauce, Beef tenderloin with grilled sweet corn and for dessert we had Crème brûlée and a Banana flambé.

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Salad with tomato, feta cheese and arugula topped off with a honey mustard vinaigrette.
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Mahi-Mahi in eggplant sauce.
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Shrimp alfredo puff pastry.
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Banana flambé.

There were no delays during the courses, however it was a quiet night, which allowed for personalized, attentive treatment. Chef Arnold did an excellent job showcasing his talent and the group was extremely satisfied and pleased with the service.

Christopher’s at Hermosa Cove continues to be #SugaEndorsed !

Christopher’s at Hermosa Cove

Location: Hermosa Lane, Pineapple Hermosa Cove, Villa Resort & Suites, Ocho Rios

Ph: 876-974-3699

Edited By: Gabrielle Burgess

If you liked this Blog, follow Suga Lifestyle Online, on Instagram (@sugalifestyle), Twitter (@sugalifestyleja) or like the Suga Lifestyle Facebook page.

 

Suga Lifestyle Gifts a Family with Fruit Cake from Sweet Obsession Ja!

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Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga of Suga Lifestyle gifts a family with Fruit Cake courtesy of Sweet Obsession Ja at Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at The Jamaica Pegasus.

HAPPY MONDAY and CONGRATS to this sweet little girl who received a 2lb Fruit Cake Prize on behalf of her family from Suga Lifestyle courtesy of Sweet Obsession Ja!

Sophia Baronette Watts of Sweet Obsession Ja bakes it just like Mom or how you like it. This little winner’s mother had no plans to bake this year. No worries, Suga got them!

Just 2 days to Christmas! Continue to enjoy the season!

Sweet Obsession Ja

Email: sweet2obsession@gmail.com

Instagram: @sweetobsessonja

Ph: 876-859-4015; 876-383-9532

By: Gabrielle Burgess

If you liked this Blog, follow Suga Lifestyle Online, on Instagram (@sugalifestyle), Twitter (@sugalifestyleja) or like the Suga Lifestyle Facebook page.

 

Happy Sunday and Thanks from Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection!

Happy Sunday and Thanks from Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection!

If you missed Suga’s recollection of the show, check it out here!

Also, the SLEEK PHOTO Albums for Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection are out! Have a look at my Winter Wonderland!

Album 1
https://m.facebook.com/SLEEKjamaica/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2947212648645134&ref=page_internal

Album 2
https://m.facebook.com/SLEEKjamaica/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2948843671815365&ref=page_internal

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Last Sunday, December 15, 2019, as many Jamaicans and visitors took on the task of checking off errands and went expo-hopping for shopping and leisure, many anticipated Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection at The Jamaica Pegasus in the Ballroom.

The event had been heavily promoted by LOOP, RJR94FM and the social media platforms of Gustazos, Fangig Tickets, SLEEK and Top Events Jamaica. Stay tuned for LOOP’s report from their live coverage on the day!

Patrons were guided along the path to the Ballroom entrance by branded feather banners of Title sponsor, Barita Investments Ltd. as well as LOOP, Digicel Foundation and for the 2nd year in a row Gold Sponsor, Development Bank of Jamaica Ltd.

Suga Lifestyle had branded banners, welcome signs and tasteful Christmas décor awaiting patrons with friendly volunteers from the Rotaract Club of New Kingston.

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Members of the Rotaract Club of New Kingston who assisted at the entrance of the event.

Whether early or late, a brochure with Vendors present and sponsors as well a as a token or treat compliments of Suga Lifestyle was given to patrons upon entry, such as mini Chocolates from Mount Pleasant Chocolatiers and more. Assorted pastries courtesy of GCG Events were quite popular in the late afternoon, having patrons coming for more and it finished in no time.

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Complimentary Assorted pastries from GCG Events.

Silver Sponsor, Jablum also created quite a buzz by the entrance with their hot and cold Coffee beverages, including new flavours such as Coconut rum and French Vanilla. Persons grabbed their coffee and either went inside or lounged by Barita Investments Ltd.’s seating area.

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Suga Lifestyle created a unique, tastefully decorated atmosphere for patrons to sip and shop in comfort. Many took breaks during or after shopping in the lounge areas provided in he centre of the room, where they could still look on and take in all the action as the Bar and Artisans lined the periphery of the room. They were joined by the White Orchid Spa of the Jamaica Pegasus who offered a Gate Prize valued at $90USD and showcased their Christmas specials. An Experience for Two at Stush in the Bush valued at $160USD was the hot ticket to win 1st Prize and Gustazos Jamaica followed with $100USD Gustazos credit.

Other Sponsors, Digicel Foundation, e-Learning Jamaica Co. Ltd. and Sagicor Bank showed their presence at the event as well.

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Patrons got what they expected with artisans offering a wide variety of quality products.

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Dr. Asana Anderson happily shops GW Art at Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection.

Although everyone was well supported, Beryl + Blossom Candles, the most adorable potted succulents from Najwa’s Garden and Rêve Jewellery and Accessories were the highlights of the show. I am also sure that everyone can now agree that Alex’s Creations makes the best Cupcakes in Jamaica.

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Sacha-Rose Phillips + Vanessa Roseway of Beryl + Blossom.
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Justine Harris of Najwa’s Garden.
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Teasea and Duane Bennett of Rêve Jewellery and Accessories.

Conceptualizer, Gabrielle Burgess’s GW Art did well too. Many took her trendy wall paintings and creative, hand painted, compact, mini tabletop paintings that came with easels.

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Handmade, Leather, chic clutch purses and wristlets from Beau’Amord Collections pleased patrons with unbeatable prices.

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Husband and Wife duo, Zeelah and Marvine Davis of My Old Man Leathercraft.

My Old Man Leathercraft was a hit with both men and women as usual. So were  the natural skincare products from Mira Botanicals.

Local Chocolatier, Carl Sharpe who is usually busy at the factory came out to the event with his family at the Chocollor Chocolate booth too!

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Carl and Donna Sharpe of Chocollor Chocolate!

And that’s just to name a few!

Many patrons could not believe drinks served by bartenders of GCG Events were complimentary. Some became tipsy from sponsors, Red Stripe who provided Beer on tap, Campari who provided Campari, Sangster’s Rum cream and their Apothic Red and White wines. Suga Lifestyle provided other beverages from Select Brands and Vino is Wine. Select Brands’ Wine Cart, were enjoyed by patrons.

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Throughout the evening, spot prizes were given away and MC Racheal Callaghan did a superb job of keeping patrons well informed of what was being offered, highlighting sponsors, vendors, local businesses such as the upcoming Blissful Dreams and the established, Miracle Corp.

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MC Racheal Callaghan with representatives of Title sponsor, Barita Investments Ltd., Danielle Green and Keri-Ann Newman.

Suga Lifestyle’s Charities

Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga, Founder/Owner, Suga Lifestyle, closed the event with announcing Gate Prize winners and handing over a cheque valued at $100,000JMD to non-profit organization, the Rotaract Club of New Kingston, who also had volunteers assisting at the event. Suga Lifestyle and the Rotaract Club of New Kingston will collaborate early next year to execute projects at the Marie Atkins Shelter and Lister Mair High School for the Deaf.

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Vanessa Williams, President Alex Robinson and Candice Petgrave receive $100,000JMD for their non-profit organization, the Rotaract Club of New Kingston, from Gabrielle Burgess of Suga Lifestyle.

Suga Lifestyle is extremely thankful to everyone who sponsored, contributed, showcased and attended the event.

Remember to stay tuned for LOOP’s report from their live coverage on the day and Suga hopes to see you next Year!

Thanks again to my title sponsor, Barita Investments Ltd. who supported the event from beginning to end!

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Thanks to ALL my Sponsors! You outdid yourselves!

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Thanks for my Awesome PRIZES & GIVEAWAYS!

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See you Next Year?! 😉

By: Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga (Founder/Owner, Suga Lifestyle)

If you liked this Promo, follow Suga Lifestyle Online, on Instagram (@sugalifestyle), Twitter (@sugalifestyleja) or like the Suga Lifestyle Facebook page.

Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection, a Successful 2nd Staging!

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Last Sunday, December 15, 2019, as many Jamaicans and visitors took on the task of checking off errands and went expo-hopping for shopping and leisure, many anticipated Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection at The Jamaica Pegasus in the Ballroom.

The event had been heavily promoted by LOOP, RJR94FM and the social media platforms of Gustazos, Fangig Tickets, SLEEK and Top Events Jamaica. Stay tuned for LOOP’s report from their live coverage on the day!

Patrons were guided along the path to the Ballroom entrance by branded feather banners of Title sponsor, Barita Investments Ltd. as well as LOOP, Digicel Foundation and for the 2nd year in a row Gold Sponsor, Development Bank of Jamaica Ltd.

Suga Lifestyle had branded banners, welcome signs and tasteful Christmas décor awaiting patrons with friendly volunteers from the Rotaract Club of New Kingston.

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Members of the Rotaract Club of New Kingston who assisted at the entrance of the event.

Whether early or late, a brochure with Vendors present and sponsors as well a as a token or treat compliments of Suga Lifestyle was given to patrons upon entry, such as mini Chocolates from Mount Pleasant Chocolatiers and more. Assorted pastries courtesy of GCG Events were quite popular in the late afternoon, having patrons coming for more and it finished in no time.

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Complimentary Assorted pastries from GCG Events.

Silver Sponsor, Jablum also created quite a buzz by the entrance with their hot and cold Coffee beverages, including new flavours such as Coconut rum and French Vanilla. Persons grabbed their coffee and either went inside or lounged by Barita Investments Ltd.’s seating area.

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Suga Lifestyle created a unique, tastefully decorated atmosphere for patrons to sip and shop in comfort. Many took breaks during or after shopping in the lounge areas provided in he centre of the room, where they could still look on and take in all the action as the Bar and Artisans lined the periphery of the room. They were joined by the White Orchid Spa of the Jamaica Pegasus who offered a Gate Prize valued at $90USD and showcased their Christmas specials. An Experience for Two at Stush in the Bush valued at $160USD was the hot ticket to win 1st Prize and Gustazos Jamaica followed with $100USD Gustazos credit.

Other Sponsors, Digicel Foundation, e-Learning Jamaica Co. Ltd. and Sagicor Bank showed their presence at the event as well.

PhotoGrid_1576753697347.jpg

Patrons got what they expected with artisans offering a wide variety of quality products.

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Dr. Asana Anderson happily shops GW Art at Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection.

Although everyone was well supported, Beryl + Blossom Candles, the most adorable potted succulents from Najwa’s Garden and Rêve Jewellery and Accessories were the highlights of the show. I am also sure that everyone can now agree that Alex’s Creations makes the best Cupcakes in Jamaica.

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Sacha-Rose Phillips + Vanessa Roseway of Beryl + Blossom.
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Justine Harris of Najwa’s Garden.
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Teasea and Duane Bennett of Rêve Jewellery and Accessories.

Conceptualizer, Gabrielle Burgess’s GW Art did well too. Many took her trendy wall paintings and creative, hand painted, compact, mini tabletop paintings that came with easels.

80679268_2948846071815125_647101797407653888_o.jpg

79714527_2947213561978376_1310446010077544448_o (1).jpg

Handmade, Leather, chic clutch purses and wristlets from Beau’Amord Collections pleased patrons with unbeatable prices.

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Husband and Wife duo, Zeelah and Marvine Davis of My Old Man Leathercraft.

My Old Man Leathercraft was a hit with both men and women as usual. So were  the natural skincare products from Mira Botanicals.

Local Chocolatier, Carl Sharpe who is usually busy at the factory came out to the event with his family at the Chocollor Chocolate booth too!

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Carl and Donna Sharpe of Chocollor Chocolate!

And that’s just to name a few!

Many patrons could not believe drinks served by bartenders of GCG Events were complimentary. Some became tipsy from sponsors, Red Stripe who provided Beer on tap, Campari who provided Campari, Sangster’s Rum cream and their Apothic Red and White wines. Suga Lifestyle provided other beverages from Select Brands and Vino is Wine. Select Brands’ Wine Cart, were enjoyed by patrons.

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Throughout the evening, spot prizes were given away and MC Racheal Callaghan did a superb job of keeping patrons well informed of what was being offered, highlighting sponsors, vendors, local businesses such as the upcoming Blissful Dreams and the established, Miracle Corp.

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MC Racheal Callaghan with representatives of Title sponsor, Barita Investments Ltd., Danielle Green and Keri-Ann Newman.

Suga Lifestyle’s Charities

Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga, Founder/Owner, Suga Lifestyle, closed the event with announcing Gate Prize winners and handing over a cheque valued at $100,000JMD to non-profit organization, the Rotaract Club of New Kingston, who also had volunteers assisting at the event. Suga Lifestyle and the Rotaract Club of New Kingston will collaborate early next year to execute projects at the Marie Atkins Shelter and Lister Mair High School for the Deaf.

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Vanessa Williams, President Alex Robinson and Candice Petgrave receive $100,000JMD for their non-profit organization, the Rotaract Club of New Kingston, from Gabrielle Burgess of Suga Lifestyle.

Suga Lifestyle is extremely thankful to everyone who sponsored, contributed, showcased and attended the event.

Remember to stay tuned for LOOP’s report from their live coverage on the day and Suga hopes to see you next Year!

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By: Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga (Founder/Owner, Suga Lifestyle)

If you liked this Promo, follow Suga Lifestyle Online, on Instagram (@sugalifestyle), Twitter (@sugalifestyleja) or like the Suga Lifestyle Facebook page.

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