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The Rewind: Cruzan Foodie Rum & Rosé Experience

Q the Cruzan Foodie - October 3, 2018
Pink and white bendable wine glasses were the perfect way to enjoy the cocktails, drinks, and rosé wine being poured at Cruzan Foodie Rum & Rosé Experience

Cruzan Foodie Rum & Rosé Experience was an event on St. Croix curated by yours truly that exceeded my expectations as an inaugural event on my island home. Endorsed by the USVI Department of Tourism and sponsored by Viya, this end-of-summer soiree is designed to encourage locals to experience something a bit different while simultaneously attracting a new brand of visitors to St. Croix during …

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Miami Carnival 2018 Fete List

Q the Cruzan Foodie - September 26, 2018
PrimeUp

It’s that time of the year again – Miami Carnival 2018 is one week away and I am soooooo ready for all deh bacchanal that comes along with it! If you’re reading this, you probably know all about Miami Carnival. But for those of you that don’t know, Miami Carnival takes place each year during Columbus Day weekend (the second Monday in October) in Miami, …

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Cruzan Foodie San Diego Eats: Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles

Q the Cruzan Foodie - September 17, 2018
Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles

It only took ten years but I finally made it to Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in California! If you’ve visited the Los Angeles area, there are few restaurants and eateries you’re told are a must during your visit. In-N-Out Burger is usually at the top of that list. The other is Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles. I have been to the LA/Anaheim area three times in …

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The Next Big Thing: Cruzan Foodie Rum & Rosé Experience

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 3, 2018
RumandRose-FBCover-Inverted-OFFICIAL

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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