By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Apr 12, 2022 at 11:02 AM

After a three month break, Jewels Caribbean, 2230 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., is reawakening for the spring and welcoming guests back to celebrate.

The St. Lucian themed venue will be hosting a grand re-opening celebration on Friday, April 15 beginning at 6 p.m.

During the event, guests can enjoy a menu of Caribbean fare including the evening’s special: curry goat. Other favorite dishes including jerk chicken, curry chicken or fish and other popular items. Drink specials will also be available, as well as free rum punch shots for every guest over 21 years of age.

Beginning at 7 p.m. guests can also enjoy an evening filled with reggae, soca, dancehall and Afrobeats with performances from KOJO, JD Rankin and Club Exodus. The cover charge is just $10 for anyone who enters before 10 p.m.

Throughout the spring and summer, Jewels Caribbean will continue to offer dinner service on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., along with live entertainment.

Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.