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Princess’ Newest Culinary Cruise

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is launching a new Culinary Cruise Series featuring a pair of top Miami chefs, the line announced this week. Sailing out of Fort Lauderdale in February, Miami-based chefs Brad Kilgore and Scott Linquist …

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How to Fly to Martinique for $79

 It’s never been easier to get to the French Caribbean – and it’s never been cheaper, either. And right now, you can fly to the island of Martinique, one of the most exotic and fascinating destinations in the Caribbean, for …

The USVI Has a New Culinary Ambassador

 The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has named St. Croix chef Ralph Motta as its newest Culinary Ambassador. The department announced that the executive chef of Motta Cuisine will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at various in-market activations and …

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Dine Around St. Lucia

 There’s a new way for foodies to experience the island of St. Lucia. The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association Inc. is launching a new initiative called “Dine Around St. Lucia.” The event kicks off at Zaika The Taste Restaurant on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Travelers are increasingly making their vacation decisions on food — a factor that’s led to the creation of the first-ever Caribbean Culinary Council. The brainchild of Caribbean hotelier Karolin Troubetzkoy, the executive director of St Lucia’s …

 Some of Bonaire’s top restaurants have banded together to create a new way to taste the island’s booming culinary scene. It’s called the Bonaire Culinary Passport, and it offers visitors the option of having dinner at three restaurants: Cuba Compagnie, …

 By Alexander Britell It’s home to great beaches, world-class rum and one of the most beautiful historic cities in the Caribbean. And while the US Virgin Island of St Croix has long tended to stay under-the-radar as a tourism destination, …

 What to watch for in the Caribbean culinary scene By Fernando FrancoCJ Contributor Every year, I look forward to the emerging food trends because I am always on the lookout for fresh sources of inspiration in my kitchen.  These are …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Barth hotel Le Sereno is announcing a new partnership with London restaurateur Guiliano Lotto. Known for his contributions to the London culinary scene (The Arts Club, La Petite Maison, Il Barette, and more), Lotto is …

 On a small island teeming with high-quality restaurants, finding a good meal isn’t hard. But on one as pricey as Grand Cayman (the only Caribbean territory with a dollar worth more than the U.S. dollar) finding a good meal at …

 Another way to taste the archipelago By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The second annual BVI Food Fete, a month-long cultural culinary event, returns to the archipelago this November, offering visitors a one-of-a-kind dining experience as they island-hop around the BVI. The …

 Debuting in September By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Flavors of Curaçao, a new annual gastronomy event, is coming to the island this September. The event will be held at Kleine Werf and hosted by Curaçao’s hospitality association, CHATA. Attendees will have …

 By Alexander Britell What is the culinary capital of the Caribbean? Where is the Mecca of Caribbean food, the singular place that draws foodies and gourmands and adventurers? Where is the epicentre of great Caribbean chefs and great cooking? There …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Professional chefs from some of Antigua and Barbuda’s best hotels will face off at the Pineapple Culinary Competition next weekend. The competition, which will be held at the Antigua and Barbuda Hospitality …

 Above: the Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados has named Kirk Kirton its new executive chef. Kirton, who will oversee the resort’s culinary division, comes to the property from the …

 Above: El San Juan Resort and Casino, a Hilton Hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new restaurant-within-a-restaurant at Puerto Rico’s El San Juan Resort and Casino, a Hilton Hotel. The property has announced the debut of the “Chef’s …

 Above: Katsuya’s South Beach location By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s largest resort project, the Baha Mar, is set to open next spring, and the project has announced its first slate of culinary offerings. The property will include Deuce, …

 Above: the Puerto Rican team at the CHTA Taste of the Caribbean competition By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s national culinary team won the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean culinary competition in Miami last week. …