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Suga’s Highlights from International Women’s Day at CWC’s Wine Pairing Soirée

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Sunday’s cool, breezy afternoon was perfect for savoury bites and bubbly to celebrate International Women’s Day and contribute to the Canadian Women’s Club of Jamaica’s outreach projects.

Harbour Wines and Spirits and Select Brands provided ideal pairings for offerings from EITS Café, Tea Tree Creperie, Raffaele’s Gourmet Pizzeria, Fromage, Chez Maria, Uncorked, Cannonball Café and Chocolate Dreams.

Everything was delightful but of course there were a few standouts. 

EITS Café

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Robyn Fox of EITS Café and her team for the day, along with a representative from Select Brands.

It’s always a pleasure to be around Robyn Fox and her hospitable team from EITS Café. Their Black Olive Bammy Bruschetta with Feta Cheese, Red Onion and Caramelized Onions was quite appetizing while paired with one of my fave’s, the Kung Fu Girl Riesling provided by Select Brands. Its apricot, white peach, honeysuckle aromas balanced out the sharpness of the Feta.

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Black Olive Bammy Bruschetta with Feta Cheese, Red Onion and Caramelized Onions from EITS Café.

Fromage

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Fromage’s Oxtail Arancini Balls.

Fromage’s Oxtail Arancini Balls were divine with Harbour Wines’ Ménage à Trois Bourbon Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon. That wine was unforgettable from the Table Talk Observer Food Awards last year.

Then their Chèvre Canapés with fig glazed walnuts paired with Rosé was such a treat. The light, fluffy texture with the touch of sweet was perfection.

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Fromage’s Chèvre Canapés with fig glazed walnuts.

Kudos to Lisa Chin and her team. #SugaSnaps

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Fromage’s Lisa Chin with her delish Chèvre Canapés at CWC’S Wine Pairing Soirée last Sunday.

Chez Maria

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Chez Maria’s Vegetarian Pumpkin Kibbeh Cups.

Chez Maria’s Vegetarian Pumpkin Kibbeh Cups with hummus on top was both healthy and scrumptious. The winner for seconds if watching your calories. They were paired with Select Brands’ Primal Roots California Red.

Guess who’s going into Catering? – Cannonball Café

Cannonball’s Antipasto Skewer with Lomo, Olive, Tomato, Mozzarella and Mushroom Tortelini was a myriad of flavours that balanced each other well and even further with Harbour Wines’ Columbia Crest Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Suga’s husband, Randy Burgess about to enjoy the Lomo & Mozzarrella Skewer along with the Sliced New York Strip Steak with Caramel Onions and Tomato Jam.

Chocolate Dreams

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Pistacio Chocolate Bites from Chocolate Dreams.

You have to top off the evening with some sweet! I didn’t mind the spicy either. Chocolate Dreams outdid themselves with their Scotch Bonnet Caramel Fudge and Pistacio Chocolate Bites. Their entire spread was worth the calories. If you like sweet wines, the Roscato Sweet Red courtesy of Harbour Wines was a great choice.

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Sweet Red Wine Pairings courtesy of Harbour Wines with Chocolate Dreams’ Scotch Bonnet Caramel Fudge

Great evening filled with Vino, Savoury bites and Beautiful Women. Value for money with Proceeds to a great cause. Well done Canadian Women’s Club of Jamaica. #SugaEndorsed

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Suga Tasters and cousins, Gabrielle Burgess and Kimberly Nesbeth enjoyed celebrating International Women’s Day together and all things good that paired with wine last Sunday, March 8, 2020 at The Matalon House in Long Lane, St. Andrew.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Find Joy in the Journey

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Painting by GW Art

Find Joy in the Journey, because at the end of the day, the Journey is the Reward. Happy Tuesday!

GW Art

Email: gwartforall@gmail.com

Ph: 876-422-3769

Website (Gallery): 

http://www.sugalifestyle.com 

Instagram: @gwartbygabby

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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TGIF TO THIS STUFFED CINNAMON WAFFLE FROM JAMAICA LIQUOR WAREHOUSE!

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Have you earned your Carbs for a Cheat Day this weekend?! TGIF to this Cinnamon Waffle with Strawberry filling and Vanilla Ice Cream from Jamaica Liquor Warehouse!

Enjoy!

Jamaica Liquor Warehouse, Deli & Bar

Location: 17 Lindsay Crescent, Kingston

Ph: 876-925-9427

Instagram: @jamaicaliquorwarehouse

***Closed on Mondays***

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Where you can get All Natural Skin & Hair Care Products for the entire Family

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Newlyweds Patrick and Kimberly Forrest with Christine Clarke, Owner of Blissful Dreams Ja at Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop on February 8, 2020 at The Jamaica Pegasus.

Throwing it back to Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop on February 8, 2020!

Suga Artisan, Christine Clarke, Owner of Blissful Dreams, stunned patrons with her all natural, luxurious skin and hair care products for the entire family. Assisted by Prudentia Hall, Cosmetic Chemist, Food Technologist and Quality Practitioner, Christine’s products are guaranteed to be all natural, scents are highlighted as they should be and they leave a strong, lasting effect. For instance, her Lotions are definitely #SugaEndorsed. I have the Coconut Ginger Lotion that leave my hands moisturized for longer. I have to wash my hands often on the job, but having my Bottle of Blissful Dreams Lotion ($2000JMD) close by leaves my hands feeling rejuvenated all day. I just need to use a small amount each time, so I can tell that the bottle was value for money and will last for quite some time.

Some other Blissful Dreams products are Shampoo Bars, Conditioner, Facial Scrubs, Male Body Bars, Beard Oil, Bath Salts and more!

Check out Blissful Dreams today!

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Blissful Dreams Ja

Instagram: @blissfuldreamsja

Facebook: BlissfulDreams 

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Happy Ash Wednesday Jamaica!

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Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica

Happy Ash Wednesday everyone. Have a peaceful, restful day.

XoXo,
Suga

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Suga!

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!!

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Mikayla Boswell and her mom, Kimberlee Boswell enjoying Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop last Saturday, February 8, 2020 at The Jamaica Pegasus with a purchase from Najwa’s Garden.

Remember to Support Local and Buy Jamaican. Enjoy Dinner and the Weekend with your loved ones! 😊💖

XoXo,
Suga

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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How you can still Support Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf

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Hanna Cover, student of Lister Mair/Gilby High with her Painting that’s still available, ‘Love and Unity through Differences’.

You can still support ‘Hands in Art’ from Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf.

They still have Paintings and a Framed Drawing available that were guided by Suga Lifestyle’s, GW Art by Gabby. Check them out here!

*Prices range from $2500JMD to $7500JMD

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These Paintings and Wooden signs by GW Art are also still available for purchase, where part proceeds will go to the school.

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‘Hands in Art’ is a Suga Lifestyle & Rotaract Club of New Kingston Arts and Entrepreneurship Initiative with Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf. The Project also has the support of e-Learning Jamaica Co. Ltd. ‘Impact Through Unity’ is Rotaract’s theme for the year, which inspired the majority of the pieces.

Last Saturday at Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop, the kids showcased their Paintings guided by Gabrielle Burgess, Founder/Owner of GW Art and Jewellery guided by Bianca Bartley, CEO/Creative Director of Peace-is of Bianca. All proceeds from sales went towards the students’ educational resources and the school’s infrastructure and there is still a need for more funding, for instance, to supply classrooms with fans that are currently without.

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The talented, Beyonce Findley with her Drawing framed by Frame Art Jamaica with Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga and classmates, Jaheim Watson (L) and Tyrese Dixon (R) at Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop last Saturday, February 8, 2020 at The Jamaica Pegasus.

Support a good cause. Our Children are our Future.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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