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Suga has a Healthy Dinner from Tamarind Cuisine

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Cilantro Lime Chicken ($1600JMD)

Suga’s Ratings for Tamarind Cuisine

Date and time of visit: Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 8:00pm

No. of diners: 2 adults

NB. Ratings fill 5 stars maximum

Parking: ★★★★☆

Ambience: ★★★★☆

Décor: ★★★☆☆

Comfort: ★★★★☆

Service: ★★★★☆

Speed: ★★★★☆

Food quality: ★★★★☆

Serving amount: ★★★★★

Plating: ★★★☆☆

Value for $: ★★★★☆

Suga’s Breakdown:

Tamarind Continental, Saffron and Tamarind Indian all fall under the same umbrella, however Tamarind Continental’s menu offers cuisines other than Indian as its name suggests.

If you are dining at Tamarind Indian,  you have the luxury of ordering from Tamarand Continental that is 2 doors away and vice versa. I wanted a healthy dish with a light sauce, so I ordered from the Tamarand Continental menu, while my husband ordered from the Tamarind Indian menu.

The Staff were courteous and attentive. Service was within reasonable time and we enjoyed our meals. I had the Cilantro lime Chicken, which was quite tasty.

I was pleased to see that Tamarind Cuisine continues to serve dinner with a high standard and I look forward to returning. Tamarind cuisine is suited for family outings, dinner dates and business meetings. #SugaEndorsed

Tamarind Cuisine

Location: Shop 28, Orchid Plaza. 18-22 Barbican Road. Kingston

Ph: 876-622-5582; 876-977-0695; 876-702-3486

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Happy New Year from Suga Lifestyle!

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Happy New Year Everyone!

Wishing you a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous 2019!

Suga looks forward to an even better year of keeping you in the know on Sports, Brand Jamaica, GW Art, Charities, Health and Fitness and Jamaica’s continuously flourishing Culinary Industry with my Restaurant Ratings and Reviews.

Keep working to achieve your dreams!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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

Merry Christmas from Suga Lifestyle!

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Suga would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and all the best for the season! 

It has been a great year for Suga Lifestyle and I have to tell you all a Big Thank You for staying tuned to all the categories that build the Suga Lifestyle brand; GW Art, Charities, Restaurant Reviews and Ratings, Brand Jamaica, Sports, Health and Fitness and more.

I am also very proud to report that the 1st staging of my Trade show, Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection held at The Liguanea Club on Saturday, December 15th was a success. The event involved artisans hand-picked by me to offer their unique, handcrafted, handmade, Jamaican items to the public.

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TCP’s Jamaican greeting cards were also in the building as a convenience for shoppers to get cards to go with their gifts.

With Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection, there was no need to shop for gifts online. The event gave sponsors and guests the opportunity to support Brand Jamaica, specifically entrepreneurs who operate within the
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector. Through their support, Jamaican made products and the
island’s creative industries, were highlighted. Vendor industries included; food, graphic art, woodcraft, ceramics, fashion, agro-processing and personal care. My Suga Artisans were hand-picked to inspire innovation, and to provide a platform for business growth.

For those who missed out on Suga’s Winter Wonderland or for Suga Bears and Suga Daddies who would like to relive the moment, here are some highlights from the day.

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Guests entering the venue were greeted by some of the Sponsors, Gustazos, Sagicor Bank and Jablum. Gustazos along with Suga Lifestyle offered some Selfie photo fun, while Jablum treated guests to freshly brewed, hot Coffee and Sagicor Bank offered Scones from Cannonball Cafe to complement the Coffee.

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Sponsor, Norman Grant, Managing Director and CEO of Mavis Bank Coffee Factory with Gabrielle Burgess of Suga Lifestyle at SL Christmas Connection on December 15, 2018.

My contented guests then felt the Christmas spirit and not only felt lucky by participating in the entry raffle, but contributed to Charity and received a few swag bags to accompany them inside.

Who was inside?!

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There was something for everyone at SL Christmas Collection and it was a family affair!

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Confectioneries galore!

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The venue was buzzing with guests from the 4pm start time straight up to the closing of the event at 8pm.

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Guests not only browsed items, but shopped well. Kudos!

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Suga’s very own, GW Art booth did well too! GW Art shoppers (L-R) Prudence Simpson, Michaelia McLean, Sheena Taylor and Taraja Richards left with their shopping bags and were all smiles.

Shoppers sipped and shopped in comfort too!

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Guests enjoyed their night at the bar without having to pay a penny. Afterall, according to Suga’s popular GW Art piece, It’s Always Wine o’clock!

Prizes and Surprises!

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L-R Everton Cummings and Stephen Greig were amongst the Suga trivia winners for the night.

Guests either won prizes by raffle or won spot prizes after answering Suga’s trivia questions correctly based on categories of Brand Jamaica, Health and Fitness and Foodie fun.

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(L-R) Stephanie Chen chose the right time to move to Jamaica, copping a 3 lb Christmas Fruit cake for her family from Sweet Obsession Ja. Moyen Campbell and Pricella Dawson (Right) also walked away happily with prizes.
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Suga created great memories having persons winning raffle prizes for their first time! SL Connection made this avid, Brand Jamaica Shopper, Tricia-Gaye O’Connor’s day.
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It warmed everyone’s hearts to see Suga Artisan, Averell French’s son win a sling backpack from Tracy Jackson Blake’s Because It Is For You and tell everyone why he liked Christmas.

Charity

Members of the non-profit organization, Rotaract Club of New Kingston assisted Suga Lifestyle on the day of the event and happily received a donation from Suga at the end of the event towards their Marie Atkins Shelter Project to be held on January 12, 2019.

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Suga’s mission was achieved, where Artisans did well with sales, a donation was made to Charity and guests sipped and shopped locally in comfort for family and friends.

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Thanks to all of my sponsors, Development Bank of Jamaica, Sagicor Bank, Gustazos, Jablum and BPM Financial as well as kind persons who contributed giveaways from their Businesses to the event to make this possible: Stush in the Bush, Cafe EITS, Eden Gardens Spa, Rituals Coffee House, Mystic Thai, JPS, Chive Restaurant, Irie Rock, Jamaica Liquor Warehouse, Tracy Jackson Blake’s Because It Is For You, Sweet Obsession Ja, Tai Tai Ice Cream rolls, Closet Cloud, Select Brands, RSS Natural Delights, Cabana City Reserve and Swypz+ Ja.

Lastly, thanks to ALL of my Selected Suga Artisans! The event couldn’t have been successful without you!

Here are a few of their testimonials!

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Looking forward to see what’s in store for next year!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Connect with Eli’s Knits and Knots TODAY at SL Christmas Connection!

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Eli’s Knits and Knots is a Selected Suga Artisan!

See the touching story of how Nataya applied needle art to a silver lining and see the items she still finds joy in creating today at Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection here!

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Buy Local, Buy Jamaican this DECEMBER 15! 🇯🇲

Eli’s Knits and Knots

Instagram: @eliknitsandknots

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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

 

Connect with Thou Art Accessories December 15 at Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection!

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Thou Art Accessories is a Selected Suga Artisan!

See the inspirational, faith-based jewellery that Roxanne Rose-Genas will have for sale this December 15 at Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection here!

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Buy Local, Buy Jamaican this DECEMBER 15! 🇯🇲

Thou Art Accessories

Instagram: @thouart_ja

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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

Connect with Kabreco Designs December 15 at SL Christmas Connection!

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Kabreco Designs is a Selected Suga Artisan!

Check out Kaya and Eric Coore’s story and how they started their business. Also see their unique and affordable plant and woodcraft items for sale this December 15 at Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection here.

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Buy Local, Buy Jamaican this DECEMBER 15! 🇯🇲

Kabreco Designs

Instagram: @kabrecodesigns

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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

Connect with Mount Pleasant Chocolatiers December 15 at SL Christmas Connection!

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Mount Pleasant Chocolatiers is a Selected Suga Artisan!

See their story headed by Chocolate and Cocoa farmer, Averell French and what they will have for sale this December 15 at Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection here.

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Did you Know?

Mount Pleasant Chocolatiers make Chocolate Wine and Chocolate Face masks too. You can order Chocolate Wine from them and the Chocolate Face Masks are at Adam and Eve Day Spa in New Kingston!

Buy Local, Buy Jamaican this DECEMBER 15! 🇯🇲

Mount Pleasant Chocolatiers

Instagram: @mountpleasantchocolatiers

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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