Which Founding Father Was Born in the Caribbean?

Hint: “How does a […] Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten Spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished, in squalor Grow up to be a hero and a scholar?”* Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary War hero, Federalist Papers author, founder and chief of the United States financial system, lawyer, and founding father of the United…
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Jamaican Breakfasts

Jamaican breakfasts are often large and typically consist of a main course and a root vegetable of some sort. There are some traditional Jamaican breakfasts you’ll want to know about – and if you haven’t tried them yet, you’ll want to try them. Why not start your day off in the most delicious way possible? …
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The Story of Curry Goat

You may have noticed curried goat on our menu. If you haven’t tried this decadent Jamaican dish, you’re missing out. The foods of the Caribbean, particularly Jamaica, reflect the rich cultural diversity of those who migrated to Jamaica. We’ve already talked about the origins of Jerk Chicken and how this special way of preparing chicken…
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5 Jamaican Artists You Should Know

Jamaican art is colorful and vibrant. If you’re not familiar with some of the incredibly talented artists in Jamaica, now is your chance to get familiar with some names.  Edna Manley Photo credit: https://jamaica-gleaner.com/  Edna Manley has been called “the mother of modern Jamaican art.” Although she is most celebrated for her sculptures, Manley also…
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Where Did Jamaican Jerk Chicken Come From?

One of the most well-known Caribbean foods is Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Most Caribbean and Jamaican restaurants serve this dish – but do you know its origins?  The origins of this recipe go back 2500 years to the settling of Jamaica by the Arawak tribe. This tribe, from Peru, used the word charqui for strips of…
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Beyond Bob Marley and Ziggy Marley: Jamaican Musicians You Should Know

When you think of music coming out of Jamaica, you may think of reggae music. And if you think of reggae music, chances are, you think of Bob Marley and his son’s band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. While Bob and Ziggy Marley are incredibly talented musicians, there are many more Jamaican musicians to…
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From Jamaica to Indianapolis Flight

From Jamaica to Indianapolis, Indiana

Whether in the real life, behind-the-scenes world, or on the touristy trails, Jamaica’s beauty inspires a plethora of thoughts, feelings and emotions. This little island is smaller than the state of Indiana, and yet, it too grows some of the worlds greatest.  (We grew Michael Jackson… They grew Bob Marley AND Usain Bolt – Kindred…
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What Makes the Best Jamaican Food?

That’s a great question. Let’s talk about what makes the best Jamaican food. If you’re lucky enough to make the decision to head to Jamaican Breeze Bar & Grill, you’re in for a huge culinary surprise. Because the island of Jamaica is bursting with flavorful food that ranges from lush tropical fruits and vegetables to…
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The Top 10 Items of Jamaican Pride (In our opinion)

It goes without saying that the country of Jamaica is one of the most beautiful places on earth, full of treasures. Jamaica has its own stereotypes and people usually know us by the way we talk, eat and dress. Yeah mon. (smile) We hope that you enjoy some of the things that which Jamaica is…
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