Q the Cruzan Foodie

The Next Big Thing: Cruzan Foodie Rum & Rosé Experience

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 3, 2018

Cruzan Foodie Rum & Rosé Experience is the ultimate end-of-summer soiree you don’t want to miss! To say I am beyond excited for this latest installment of the Cruzan Foodie Experience series would be an understatement. Endorsed by USVI Department of Tourism and powered by Viya, I can’t wait to share this new experience with locals and visitors of St. Croix to show them that …

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One, Two Knockout with Julius “The Chef” Jackson and balterSTX

Q the Cruzan Foodie - July 24, 2018
My Modern Caribbean Kitchen Cover

No matter how many times I visit, balterSTX never disappoints! On Saturday July 21st, 2018, I had the pleasure of dining at St. Croix’s premier West Indian fine dining restaurant as pro-boxer Julius “The Chef” Jackson debuted his first cookbook, “My Modern Caribbean Kitchen.” With 70 fresh takes on island favorites, balterSTX was the first stop on Chef Julius’s cookbook tour, proving to be exactly …

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Delicious Pairings & Impeccable Vibes at Sip & Savor

Q the Cruzan Foodie - May 4, 2018
Cruzan Foodie Sip & Savor Experience

Cruzan Foodie Sip & Savor Experience was an event I considered to be the perfect combination of delicious food & drinks, great people and limitless vibes! On Saturday March 24th, attendees gathered in the balter Courtyard to indulge in an array of food & drinks accompanied by Syndicate Sounds spinning the hottest records ranging from soca & calypso to reggae & hip-hop and everything else …

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New Kid on St. Croix’s Culinary Block: 17º/64º Kitchen + Bar

Q the Cruzan Foodie - April 30, 2018
Seared Scallops + Cauliflower Puree

17º/64º Kitchen + Bar is the newest addition to the burgeoning culinary scene here on St. Croix. Named for the geographic coordinates of the big island, 17º/64º opened its doors in late January 2018 despite various setbacks due to two Category 5 hurricanes Irma & Maria. My visit to 17º/64º Kitchen + Bar happened in early February 2018, a few weeks after they officially opened …

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Up Next: Sip & Savor Like a Boss!

Q the Cruzan Foodie - March 16, 2018

Cruzan Foodie Sip & Savor Experience is the latest installment in the Cruzan Foodie Experience series. I’m elated to host my second event on St. Croix that is sure to wow attendees from the minute they arrive to the moment they leave! On Saturday March 24th from 6pm – 10pm, this food and drink pairing event sponsored by Cruzan Rum will delight attendees with a …

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An Aphrodisiac Dinner at its Bes

Q the Cruzan Foodie - March 10, 2018
Braised Lamb

On Wednesday February 14, 2018, I was lucky to find myself entranced by an aphrodisiac sensory dinner at Bes Craft & Cocktail Lounge on St. Croix. This 5-course dinner completely blew me away and exceeded my expectations on what celebrating Valentines Day was all about. I’ve never been a fan of making much to do about one day focused on showing your significant other love …

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Only the Bes: Valentine’s Day 2018

Q the Cruzan Foodie - February 12, 2018
Bes V-Day Dinner Flyer

Love is in the air at Bes Craft Cocktail Lounge with their Valentine’s Day Aphrodisiac Sensory Dinner on St. Croix. Come out with that special someone on Wednesday February 14th to experience a Valentine’s Day dinner that will blow your socks off… and maybe other pieces of clothing! This 5-course menu will deliver a unique sensory aphrodisiac experience using fresh, local ingredients prepared by two …

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Photo of the Month: January 2018

Q the Cruzan Foodie - February 1, 2018
Quick Local VI Breakfast

Do you follow me on Instagram? If not, you are missing out on a whole lot of fun, yummy pictures that will inspire your wanderlust and encourage you to book that trip to that place you’ve had your sights set on! Each month, I will feature the Instagram post that received the most likes so you can get a taste of what you’re missing out …

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