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Jamaica

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  • Songwriter who penned Marley's 'No Woman, No Cry' dies

    Vincent Ford, a songwriter credited with composing the Bob Marley reggae classic "No Woman, No Cry," has died in Jamaica. He was 68. Ford died Sunday at a hospital of complications from diabetes, said Paul Kelly, a spokesman for the Kingston-based Bob...
  • Recipe: Agua fresca with strawberry and jamaica flowers

    Recipe: Agua fresca with strawberry and jamaica flowers
      Total time: 20 minutes, plus steeping and macerating time Servings: Makes 2 1/2 quarts Note: Adapted from Anthony Medina of La Taquiza 2 cups dried hibiscus (jamaica) flowers -- available in well-stocked Latin markets 2 pounds strawberries,...
  • Cool drinks: Aguas frescas beat the SoCal heat

    Cool drinks: Aguas frescas beat the SoCal heat
    ON COUNTERS of neighborhood taquerías and Oaxacan restaurants, at Salvadoran farmers market stands and Eastside backyard parties, even at swank Hollywood restaurants, you can see the huge glass vitroleros, beehive-shaped jars filled with aguas frescas...
  • Where to find freshly made aguas frescas

    Where to find freshly made aguas frescas
    A mix and mash of agua fresca outlets to quench your thirst Finding freshly made aguas frescas isn't as easy as it used to be -- many restaurants now use commercial powders and mixes. Many too are overly sugary. Look for aguas in pitchers or...
  • Recipe: Amaranta Cocina's hibiscus enchiladas with chipotle sauce

    Recipe: Amaranta Cocina's hibiscus enchiladas with chipotle sauce
    Dear SOS: I recently checked out Amaranta Cocina Mexicana at the Westfield Shopping Center in Woodland Hills. I'm not a vegetarian, but our server made us try these amazing hibiscus flower enchiladas that were truly life-changing. Do you think you could...
  • 'Panama Fever'

    'Panama Fever'
    March 12, 2008 Most Americans' knowledge of the Panama Canal was acquired in a haze of junior high school history -- somewhere alongside "trust busting" and the "bully pulpit" in the unit on Teddy Roosevelt and turn-of-the-century Amer- ican confidence....
  • Escape to Milwaukee

    When it comes to winter getaways, many of us think warm: Cabo, Jamaica, Miami. These are the literal hot spots, where bone-chilling winter blahs melt like so many snowflakes into sandy beaches, tropical drinks and balmy sunsets. But a quick jaunt to Cabo,...
  • Have their cake — and eat it too

    Here's a list of great-for-cake bakeries that have opened in the last year, as well as some that have expanded or are expanding. Cafe Blanc, 298 E. 17th St., Unit B, Costa Mesa, (949) 631-9999; www.cafeblanc.us. CakeWalk, 1326 E. 1st St., Los Angeles,...
  • Complex, nuanced: This is soda pop

    Rich, creamy root beers, spicy-hot ginger ales, pithy citrus drinks with real tang, complex, herb-scented colas -- they're all out there, along with surprising one-of-a-kind fizzies in flavors as diverse as spruce, Key lime and espresso. This is the new...