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Chef Irie's 'Islands' debuting on PBS

Chef Irie's 'Islands' debuting on PBS

If you've been anywhere near Jamaican food in South Florida, Chef Irie probably needs no introduction. Hugh Sinclair, as he's known when he takes off his chef's toque, has long acted as culinary ambassador for the food of his native Jamaica at local festivals and fairs. But starting April 27, his ambassadorship will take on national meaning when "Taste the Islands With Chef Irie" debuts on more than 130 PBS stations, including WPBT2. Produced by Pembroke Pines-based Blondie Ras Productions, the seven-part series sees Sinclair and co-host Nicole Hylton exploring a different Caribbean cuisine each week. Viewers will see roti from Trinidad, curry from Jamaica or the...