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12 Places to Eat Like a Local in St Maarten

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton A tent, a grill and a menu on a blackboard. Sometimes the most delicious places to eat in the Caribbean are smoke-filled shacks set on the side of the road. And when you’re in …

The Perfect Caribbean Carrot Soup

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor The Northeast has been experiencing a very wet winter. Every other day has been a mix of snow, sleet, rain, ice and generally gloomy weather. It is at these times that I begin re-thinking my decision …

How to Taste the Best of Bermuda Right Now

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s fast-growing culinary scene is on display again this month with the latest edition of Bermuda Restaurant Weeks. The annual program will feature 51 local restaurants this year, from the newly-opened Divots at Belmont Hills …

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 By Fernando FrancoCJ Contributor With the heavy Indian influence on Trinidadian cuisine, I was not surprised to see tamarind used in so many recipes when I first came to the island. This brown, curved pod-like fruit, which grows on a …

 Haiti has its first major all-inclusive resort in decades. In what could provide a significant boost to the country’s inchoate tourism sector, the onetime Club Med property on Haiti’s Cote des Arcadins has been transformed into the new Royal Decameron …

 Popular program relaunches on the island By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is relaunching its Rediscover Barbados dining special this year. And it’s getting bigger. Rediscover Barbados has expanded from nine restaurants to over 23 offering food and beverage deals, according …

 Above: the At Sea restaurant in Bonaire By the Caribbean Journal staff When it comes to diving and snorkeling, Bonaire is right at the top of the list in the Caribbean. But it’s quietly been developing a rather significant culinary …

 What makes a chef great? Is it flavour? Is it plating? Is it passion? The Caribbean is one of the world’s greatest culinary destinations, with thousands of talented chefs making mouthwatering dishes featuring local and international cuisine. But the Caribbean …

 Above: Chef Ron Duprat A native of Haiti, Chef Ron Duprat has quickly become one of the best-known Caribbean-born chefs in the world, most notably as a competitor on season six of Bravo’s Top Chef television series. Duprat, has remained …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor I recently had the opportunity to travel to the southernmost point of the African continent – South Africa- an experience I will not soon forget and highly recommend. I was lucky enough to stay in the …

 Above: Alain Ducasse (Photo: M Rougemont) By Alexander Britell There are chefs, and then there is Alain Ducasse. The legendary chef was the first to have Michelin three-star restaurants in three different cities at the same time, and has earned …

 By Alexander Britell Simply put, Nassau’s Graycliff is one of the elite restaurants in the Caribbean, and a unique culinary experience — indeed, it was the first five-star restaurant in the region. At its helm is Executive Chef and Grand …