Food Adventures

How St. Croix Food & Wine Experience benefits the US Virgin Islands

Q the Cruzan Foodie - February 23, 2017
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St. Croix Food & Wine Experience (STXFWE) is the annual benefit for the St. Croix Foundation for Community Development that will take place April 7-10, 2017. From night flights accompanied with worldly wines and delectable bites to a sunset BBQ on the island’s west end to intimate dinners prepared by world-renowned chefs, STXFWE has something for everyone. What’s even better is that it supports a …

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Tasting the Capital: Carpe DC Food Tours

Q the Cruzan Foodie - December 23, 2016
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Carpe DC Food Tours was a welcoming experience during a recent visit to our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. As a town known for its political clout, ties to the African American community and widely recognized national monuments, I was intrigued to learn more about the food behind this renowned city. That’s where Carpe DC Food Tours came in. It was inspired by a passion for …

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Vegan or no? Seahorse Republic Food Truck Review

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 15, 2016
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Vegan and vegetarian food on St. Croix has been a mainstay for decades. Due to the robust Rastafarian culture on island, a number of local restaurants and mobile food vendors focus on this cuisine. Vegan & vegetarian dishes are void of animal products, such as pigs, chickens, cows, fish and all others. Furthermore, vegan dishes do not include dairy milk, dairy cheese, eggs or any …

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At balterSTX, West Indian Contemporary Dining Shines

Q the Cruzan Foodie - May 9, 2016

bal’ter v. to dance without particular skill or grace, but with extreme joy West Indian Contemporary Dining – a phrase you have to start getting used to in the culinary world and here on St. Croix, there’s only one place you can go to experience this dining style. balter St. Croix (purposely spelled with a lowercase ‘b’) is the big island’s newest addition to the …

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Decadent Sweet Sixteen for A Taste of St. Croix

Q the Cruzan Foodie - April 19, 2016
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Sixteen years ago, A Taste of St. Croix was born as a result of two local restaurateurs love and passion for food, culture & community. Now sixteen years later, the event hasn’t just survived but it has THRIVED! Over 2000 guests, more than 50 local chefs, restaurants, farms and caterers and 100 volunteers were on hand to experience the diversity and delectable delights of the …

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Trinidad Carnival 2016 : 5 Must Try Foods

Q the Cruzan Foodie - January 19, 2016
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If you’re one of the 50,000+ people heading to Trinidad Carnival 2016, you’ve been preparing yourself for a marathon session of parties (also known as a fete), parades & bacchanal! If this is your first time heading to this bucket list celebration, you’re in for a time of your life. All inclusive fetes with countless drinks, local foods & hypnotizing music that is set to …

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Divino Ceviche: Brunching Peruvian Style

Q the Cruzan Foodie - October 1, 2015
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As a self-proclaimed foodie, it’s important that I experience every possible cuisine known to man, regardless of what it might be! Brazilian, Cuban, Jamaican, Australian or Asian – you name it and I’m definitely trying it. Imagine my surprise when I had the opportunity to experience a Peruvian style brunch thanks to the fine folks of Divino Ceviche.* This restaurant dedicated to serving traditional Peruvian …

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National Coffee Day 2015

Q the Cruzan Foodie - September 29, 2015
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September 29th marks the unofficial “national” holiday, National Coffee Day! No one knows the origin of the day however it did get its start in 2005. Ever since then, people all over the globe have been designating a day of the year to pay homage to this beloved beverage. To celebrate this iconic “holiday”, I headed over to Krispy Kreme Donuts in North Miami, FL …

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