Island Bites: The Beacon, St Lucia

November 4, 2014 | 3:18 pm | 0 Comment


Above: The Beacon in Soufriere, St Lucia (All photos by CJ) SOUFRIERE — You don't have to eat here. You could sit at the bright-green tables and just look out at one of the most spectacular views in St Lucia, high above the town of Soufriere. There's a rainforest, a colourful town below and then the towering Pitons. But if you do eat (and you more...

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Eating Through Nassau in 8 Bites

October 24, 2014 | 3:11 pm | 0 Comment


By Guy Britton NASSAU – For such a well-known destination, there are still secret spots and new places to dine off the beaten path in Nassau.  Few destinations have  a better  range o f culinary experiences. We had just three days and a mission to find Nassau's best food — in 8 bites.  Join us as we explore Nassau's culinary spectrum, from local and more...

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Island Bites: Tasting Aguachile, Mexico’s Version of Ceviche

September 15, 2014 | 4:08 pm | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor I’ve never met a ceviche I didn’t like. Fish, shrimp, mixto ¬¬¬– I’ve devoured them all with gusto, and for me, no trip to Mexico’s Caribbean Coast is complete without least a bowl a day. But on a recent jaunt to Puerto Morelos (a now-sleepy-but-not-for-long village between Cancun and Playa del Carmen) I made more...

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10 Secret Caribbean Restaurants

August 7, 2014 | 2:04 am | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor A GOOD MEAL is its own reward, made all the sweeter when you have to venture off the beaten path to seek it out. Here, in 10 Caribbean destinations, we’re sharing our favorite “secret” restaurants, where the pleasure is as much in the finding as in the eating. Season To the Bone, Grand Cayman Since jerk’s more...

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Five Ways to Enjoy Nevis By Night

August 5, 2014 | 3:52 pm | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor NEVIS — This is a small island (only 36 square miles), but it’s big on things to do. Spend your days basking on its golden sands; hiking Mount Nevis; biking its challenging trails; or exploring the diminutive capital of Charlestown. But when the sun goes down, the action really heats up. Here are our picks for five nights more...

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Caribbean Eats: At Curacao’s Tempo Doeloe, a Taste of Indonesia

May 10, 2014 | 6:01 pm | 0 Comment


CURACAO's long colonial Dutch history has, among other things, led to a cornucopia of culinary experiences available on the island. That means that, wherever you go on the island, you can find a wide variety of flavours from the Netherlands, the wider Caribbean, South America and, interestingly, Indonesia. That brings us to the relatively new Tempo Doeloe eatery more...

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Caribbean Eats: Trinidad’s Best Roti?

April 27, 2014 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment


PORT OF SPAIN — IT IS not a science, this. Searching for the best roti in a country like Trinidad and Tobago seems an ultimately futile quest; everyone has his or her preferred place, just as there are multitudes of "go-to" doubles stands and corn soup carts. So it took some digging, some clandestine chats and quite a lot of whispering. For those who know roti, more...

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Caribbean Eats: Is This The Best Seafood in Punta Cana?

April 19, 2014 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment


YOU CAN find good fish on almost any restaurant table in the Caribbean. It's almost always fresh, locally sourced and well prepared. But the great plate of fish is often in more rarefied air — an exclusive place where master chefs turn seafood into an art form. Above: the grouper at Kukua We found precisely that at the Kukua Beach Club in Bavaro, an more...

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Caribbean Eats: In the Dominican Republic’s Bavaro, the Art of Chicken

April 8, 2014 | 4:24 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Solo Pollo in Bavaro (all photos by CJ) BAVARO — Yes, they serve other things here. But at a place called "Only Chicken," why would you order anything else? Solo Pollo, as it's actually known, is a small outdoor-only lunch joint that's been in the Plaza Las Brisas off the main road in Bavaro, Dominican Republic since the year 2000. Above: the chicken more...

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Caribbean Eats: A Secret Noodle Bar in San Juan

April 2, 2014 | 12:23 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Wan Chai Noodle Bar at the San Juan Marriott IT'S ONE of the greatest pleasures for any foodie: finding that great out-of-the-way eatery — and sometimes in the most unexpected of places. That's definitely the case at Wan Chai, a secret Chinese restaurant in the heart of San Juan's Condado district. It's secret, well, because it's actually located inside more...

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