A New Chef at Rosewood Mayakoba

Above: Rosewood Mayakoba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Rosewood Mayakoba resort has named a new executive chef. Chef Juan Pablo Loza is coming to the property to oversee food and beverage operations and the resort’s five restaurants. Loza arrives […]


St Croix’s Newest Restaurant

Above: Zion Modern Kitchen in St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The newest restaurant in St Croix has officially opened its doors. The culinarily diverse eatery also has quite the pedigree, with a team including Chef Eddie McNamara, Chef/owner […]


The Secret Chef of Gosier 

Above: Imen Epaminondas at work at her restaurant, YaKeen (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell GOSIER, GUADELOUPE — There was a church service across the street. It was nighttime in Gosier, the market bubbling, the aroma of punch coco […]


A Vegan Chocolate Pudding Recipe, Jamaican Style

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor In the United States and more recently in Canada, February is celebrated as  “Black History” month in remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African Diaspora. Additionally, Presidents’ Day, which is […]

Nigel Spence Has Your New (Healthy) Caribbean Dessert Recipe

Above: Chef Nigel Spence By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor This New Year 2015, like many years past, offers a chance of renewed energy to fulfill failed resolutions, achieve newly set goals and to live your dreams. For years, my New […]

The Team From At Sea Bonaire Has Opened a New Restaurant

Above: La Cantina in Bonaire By the Caribbean Journal staff Some of the Caribbean’s most brilliant culinary minds have opened a second eatery. Kim van Dijk and Rick van den Broek, the brains behind At Sea Bonaire, Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean restaurant […]


The 50 Best Caribbean Restaurants

Lots of people will tell you what a great meal is, especially in the age of the foodie. But you know what it is — it’s one you remember long past dessert. Maybe it’s because of the view of the […]

Recipe for a Jamaican Snowstorm

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor Christmas time is here once again, folks, and, if asked, I would have to say, it is one of my absolute favorite times of the year. You know, I used to find it puzzling, (until […]

Rum Journal: A Hot Rum Punch Recipe For Thanksgiving

For CJ readers who aren’t in the Caribbean right now, we sympathize. And we have some help for you. Phil Greene, the author of To Have and Have Another, an Ernest Hemingway cocktail companion, has offered the recipe for what […]


Caribbean Plate: A Thanksgiving Recipe From Puerto Rico

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Procrastinators rejoice! If you still haven’t decided on your Thanksgiving menu or even bought your bird, we’ve got this last-minute suggestion for you from San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Condado Plaza Hilton. It features turkey […]

Doubletree By Hilton San Juan Names New Executive Chef

Above: the Doubletree by Hilton San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Doubletree by Hilton Sasn Juan hotel has named Patrick Dawson the property’s new executive chef. Dawson comes to the Doubletree from the Mahogany Run Golf Course in […]

A New Recipe For Braised Chicken

Above: Chef Nigel Spence’s Ripe Kitchen and Bar By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor Recently, I’ve been hearing about more and more people in Jamaica contracting a new disease called Chikungunya which has been making its way throughout the Caribbean and […]


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