Caribbean fusion cafe in Jamaica | Eastern/Southeast Queens News

Elected officials and the Jamaica community came out in full force last weekend for the grand opening of the Caribbean soul food and pizzeria fusion restaurant Real Veggie Café, led by Jamaican-American Chef Hulando Shaw.

“The turnout from the local elected officials and the community was amazing,” said Shaw. “We gave out samples of our food that day and everybody was happy.”

Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, state Sen. Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans) and Councilwomen Selvena Brooks- Powers (D-Rockaway) and Adrienne Adams (D-Jamaica) were all at the grand opening.

“We need more options in our neighborhood that promote the benefits

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The Ultimate Guide to Kitchen Renovation : South Florida Caribbean News

The time has finally come to upgrade the heart and soul of your home-the kitchen of course, but you don’t even know where to start? Renovating any space or room can become a long and tedious project. Do not lose heart though! With good preparation and budget planning, all this work can result in an interior of extraordinary aesthetics and functionality. Whether your kitchenette is large or small, it is particularly important that you evaluate the full scope of the work before tackling the job.

Since research on this subject can be boring and rather distracting at times (believe us,

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Local Eats: Art Caribbean Fusion Cuisine is serving up Dominican flavors in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Opening a restaurant in the middle of a pandemic isn’t ideal, but Gilma and Edward DeLaCruz did it and are sharing the culture of the Dominican Republic through flavorful food at Art Caribbean Fusion Cuisine.

The couple is hoping their restaurant, which opened last summer, continues to be a welcoming, colorful fixture in downtown for those unfamiliar with their Dominican roots.

Chef and co-owner Gilma DeLaCruz said the plan was to expand from their popular food truck, El Caribe, into a restaurant in March 2020 but closures to slow the spread of COVID-19 delayed the opening

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