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In Saint Lucia, a Different Kind of Food Festival 

 Saint Lucia has some of the most compelling gastronomy in the Caribbean: an intoxicating blend flavors and tastes, cultures and cuisines.  Celebrating that diversity was precisely the aim of the island’s newest festival, Taste the Bay, which held its smashing …

saint lucia food festival

The Caribbean’s Hottest New Food Festival Is In Saint Lucia 

 It’s one of the culinary capitals of the Caribbean: the island of Saint Lucia, where local and international flavors have always merged into a dynamic food scene.  And now the island’s exciting gastronomic culture is on display with a new …

four seasons caribbean nevis

A New Culinary Program at the Four Seasons Nevis

 The Four Seasons Resort Nevis is launching a refreshed culinary program at the property. That will include new concepts at the resort’s On the Dune and Kastawey Beach Bar, along with menu enhancements at Esquilina, the Crowned Monkey Rum Bar …

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 One of the premier hotels in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen has named a new top chef, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Thompson Playa del Carmen has appointed a new executive chef, Osamu Roman, a native of Japan who served most …

nassau paradise island culinary

 Next year, it will have been 50 years since Enrico and Anna Maria Garzaroli purchased a centuries-old private home in Nassau and turned it into the Caribbean’s first five-star restaurant. With Graycliff’s debut, Nassau immediately vaulted into the global consciousness …

Belize

 Belize is set to host the first ever edition of its International Music and Food Festival.  The new event in, set for July 30-31, aims to “showcase local and international musical artists as well as Belize’s exceptional cuisine.”  It’s being …

bahamas kosher food truck

 The Baha Mar made headlines late last year when it debuted what was the first full-fledged kosher restaurant at a major Caribbean resort, with the launch of the Asian Latinio eatery CinKo.  And now the Baha Mar is at it …

st thomas restaurants

 Always an terrific food destination, St Thomas is in the midst of a gastronomic renaissance, with a renewed focus on traditional classics and a new push to highlight local cuisine.   Indeed, more and more eateries are putting the food …

bonaire caribbean rum festival

 A new Caribbean rum event is coming to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire. It’s called Bonaire Rum Week, and it’s a celebration of the world of Caribbean rum, featuring cocktail competitions, exquisite rum pairings, cigar events and the chance …

american airlines grenada

 Grenada is one of my favorite places in the Caribbean in part because it checks off all the boxes of things that I love about the islands — authentic culture, local food you won’t find back home, great natural beauty …

cancun food festival royalton

 Blue Diamond Resorts is launching a food festival, the company said this week.  The first-ever Cancun Food + Drink Experience will be held at the all-inclusive Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun Resort and Spa from Sept. 19-26.  The festival will gather …

caribbean recipe octopus ceviche

 A fresh and delightful way to enjoy the summer heat is with this easy octopus recipe. Many people are very intimidated by the idea of cooking octopus but it is actually really easy to master. Simply start with a great …

caribbean travelers choice winners

 Atlantis Paradise Island has named a new senior Vice President for food and beverage operations, Caribbean Journal has learned. The renowned Bahamas resort has tapped Tamir Shanel to the role, following posts at resorts including Marina Bay Sands in Singapore …

jamaica stewed chicken recipe

 With the pandemic overload and the underlying depression accompanying it, and with take-out options so underwhelming these days, it makes me yearn for the elaborate old school dishes my mom would prepare even during the week.  Especially those on the …

british virgin islands tourism director

 One of the Caribbean’s leading directors of tourism is “hanging up her shoes” later this year.  Sharon Flax-Brutus, who has served as the Director of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission for eight years, is stepping down …

wyndham dominican republic

 In a bid to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Dominican Republic is closing its land, sea and air borders for 15 days, the country’s President, Danilo Medina, announced.  The move takes effect at 6 AM on Thursday, …

caribbean travel awards 2021

 Sitting under a palapa at the water’s edge, dining on whole snapper glazed in unagi joined by a 2016 Astrid & Therese riesling, one begins to realize just how much the Caribbean culinary scene has changed in recent years.  Because …

caribbean paella

 So much of the seafood we eat today is farm raised on crappy diets with all kinds of additives, hormones antibiotics etc. that when I saw some wild shrimp from the ocean along with some octopus from Spain available, I …

 

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