Using readily available fresh citrus for décor, along with these cute pineapple lights, the Advocate Condell dining area was transformed into Bob Marley’s old neighborhood for a few delicious hours.
Special events to win back business
“We had a blast hosting this unofficial celebration of Bob Marley’s birthday,” Markwell says.
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“It was -10°F here in Illinois on February 9 [Marley’s actual birthday is Feb. 6, 1945],” Markwell says. “This Virtual Vacation including delicious cuisine, reggae and a tropical atmosphere really helped warm the soul!”
Dreaming of jetting off to an island
Interpreting a dream of travel was the spark that got this event started.
One of the Caribbean’s most famous dishes, jerk chicken is characterized by the rub applied to chicken before grilling: traditionally thyme, cayenne, paprika, cinnamon, allspice and sometimes brown sugar to round it out.
Food-as-medicine advocates have long suggested that “eating the rainbow” is the path to feeling good.