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A New Look (And a New Leading Chef) at Dominica’s Signature Eatery

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s the place to eat, the place to be, the place to be seen in Dominica, and it just got even better. The Palisades restaurant at Dominica’s Fort Young hotel has officially relaunched, with a newly …

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A New Way to Eat at Atlantis Paradise Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nobu. Olives. Fish. The Atlantis Paradise Island resort is home to a broad collection of celebrity chef-helmed eateries — and now there’s a new way to enjoy them. It’s called EAT, or “Extraordinary Taste at …

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A New Place to Eat in Playa del Carmen

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new seafood hotspot in the heart of Playa del Carmen. The Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen has unveiled its newest eatery, the Sushi ’n’ Raw Seafood Bar and Restaurant. The brainchild of Chef …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of Santo Domingo’s most beloved eateries has relaunched. The Restaurante 1502, set at the historic Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando boutique hotel, has relaunched under the direction of executive chef Alberto Rodriguez, making for a new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most charming little islands is about to get a major new boutique hotel. The Liming, Bequia, a boutique by global hotel firm ICMI, is planning to make its debut Nov. 1, …

 What’s hot in the Caribbean dining scene? The region’s culinary footprint continues to grow, as more and more extraordinary eateries continue to pop up around the Caribbean. But some culinary outposts have that perfect blend of quality and buzz – …

 By Alexander Britell The “snack” is a peculiarly French Caribbean concept; somewhere halfway between a bar and a cafe, casual and care free, open when it’s open but not all the time. You’ll find these little eateries dotted all over …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a very different project for the Caribbean, and a very different project for the Dominican Republic. But that’s what makes it so fascinating. The Alta Vista Group has officially broken ground on a new …

 By Alexander Britell You’re just a few blocks from the Queen’s Staircase, tucked away at a table in a corner of a colonial mansion in Old Nassau, when the spread arrives. Cookies and pastries, house-made bonbons; trays of miniature sandwiches, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most legendary hotspots is making its return. The chic Nikki Beach beachfront lounge is reopening in St Jean on March 30, the company told Caribbean Journal this week. “A longtime staple …

 The totally transformed Hotel Manapany has officially reopened in St Barth. The B Signature Hotels property held its reopening on Tuesday morning, a boost for St Barth’s quickly recovering tourism sector and a return for one of the island’s venerable …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most popular hotspots is coming back. Bonito St Barth, the Peruvian-French fusion eatery in Gustavia, is planning to reopen on March, 10, according to the restaurant. The opening comes just in …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Divi & Tamarijn Aruba signature restaurant, Red Parrot, is starting off the new year with a new look. Offering dining options indoors and beachside on its outdoor terrace, Red Parrot was remodeled to offer guests a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s Anse Chastanet resort has unveiled its newest dining concept, with a focus on ultra-fresh seafood. The resort’s Treehouse restaurant has debuted its new menu called Balawoo, a Creole name for a small fish, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most popular eateries has reopened its doors. Restaurant Shellona, the hip waterfront outpost on Shell Beach in Gustavia reopened for the season on Dec. 27. This is the second season for …

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 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

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 Above: the new Quintessence (All photos by Joe Jenkin) By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new addition to Anguilla’s hotel product is set to come on stream next month with a Jan. 1 opening date. The Quintessence Hotel, billed …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s the kind of place that would be at home in some hip enclave of Austin or Portland, Williamsburg or L.A. But at the same time, it’s totally at home in the Caribbean. That’s not easy to …