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How to Make a Beachy Caribbean Salad

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Finally, a breath of fresh air coupled with new beginnings, signifying another season of Spring. With renewed energy and vigor, we start to clear out the old and refresh with the new – usually reserved for …

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Bonaire Is the Caribbean’s Hottest Food Destination

 By Alexander Britell THERE’S A popular restaurant in the onetime library of a very old Dominican abbey in the Dutch city of Zwolle. It’s called “The Library,” and it’s won a Michelin star every year since 1993 — now boasting three …

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Emeril to Open First-Ever Cruise Ship Eatery

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse is planning to open his first-ever seagoing restaurant, with plans to debut on a Carnival ship in the summer of 2020. Located in the heart of the “French Quarter” of Carnival’s …

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 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Many years ago, back in Culinary school, I can never forget this particularly hardcore instructor who trained me in fish fabrication and cooking. Every day upon arrival at 6am for class, he would add just a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Secret Harbour boutique hotel in Grenada has completed a major renovation project. The project included a renovation to the hotel’s 20 cottages aimed at promoting a more “chic and modern design,” according to the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off the debut of his already-acclaimed eatery Braata, St Croix Chef Digby Stridiron has announced the opening of another new restaurant: Ama at Cane Bay. The new restaurant, which is set at the former …

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 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Bequia’s top hotels has named a new executive chef. The Bequia Beach Hotel has appointed Swedish Chef Nils-Bertil Hansson to the role, in which he will oversee the signature eatery Bagatelle. Hansson, known …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the region’s most popular food festivals is fast approaching. And while this year’s Barbados Food and Rum Festival will have all of the culinary and rum-filled features travelers have come to expect, it’s making …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for a new culinary getaway in the Caribbean? Roseau, Dominica’s Fort Young Hotel is welcoming a special guest executive chef, with Jamaica’s Kevin Broderick coming to the hotel to host two special epicurean experiences. …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor As the temperatures here in New York City seem finally to be heading in the upward direction, I feel compelled to render a huge welcome to a distinctly rare sight for the early 2018 era…”Grass! Driveway!”  …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff World-renowned Chef Jose Andres has expanded his Caribbean footprint. The Spanish chef has debuted his new Fish by Jose Andres at The Cove resort at Atlantis Paradise Island. The new dinner-only eatery serves a menu …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Bahamas’ best-kept secrets has added a major new chef. The Carriearl Boutique Hotel on Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands of the Bahamas has named Ryan McIntosh as the property’s new …

aruba hilton

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hilton Aruba has named a new executive chef to its team, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Palm Beach hotel has tapped American-born, French-trained Chef Matt Boland for the role. Boland plans to develop a …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Four months after Hurricane Irma, St. Maarten is “steadily recovering” and showing visible signs of progress, officials said. This past month marked the reopening of St. Maarten’s cruise ports, as Viking Cruises’ Viking Sea ship and …

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 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new all-inclusive has opened its doors on the Riviera Maya of Mexico, but it’s not quite like the all-inclusive hotels you’re used to. Yes, the new Xcaret is centered around an “eco-archaeological park.” …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor As the Thanksgiving Holiday rolls around, with it comes a flurry of activity and excitement as families prepare to master the most important of all meals – the Thanksgiving Feast. Supermarket shelves fully stacked with boxes …