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#FoodieFriday: Fish & Fungi

Q the Cruzan Foodie - June 23, 2017
#FoodieFriday Fish & Fungi

One of the best parts of being Cruzan Foodie is sharing my incredible foodie finds with you! What better way to celebrate this on my blog than having a day dedicated to these delicious discoveries? Introducing #FoodieFriday with Cruzan Foodie! This week’s foodie find is a dish that I’ve eaten more times than I count growing up on St. Croix. Boiled fish (or pot fish) …

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What to Eat on St. Croix: Vegan & Vegetarian Food

Q the Cruzan Foodie - June 20, 2017
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Finding great vegan and vegetarian food on St. Croix is an easy task to accomplish! For devout herbivores, it’s important to locate eateries that are true to the preparation of these foods. Visitors to St. Croix will be pleased to learn about the wide variety of vegan & vegetarian restaurants and food trucks found throughout the island. To refresh your memory, vegan & vegetarian dishes …

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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
A Taste of St. Croix

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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Cruzan Foodie Caribbean Week – St. Croix

Q the Cruzan Foodie - September 1, 2015
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Welcome to Caribbean Week with Cruzan Foodie where I’ll be highlighting various islands in the Caribbean throughout the week. We’ll kickoff with the island embodied within the name of my blog, Cruzan Foodie. We’re heading to St. Croix, the largest island in the U.S. Virgin Islands. At 84 square miles, this island deeply rooted in agriculture combines luxury, unspoiled nature and a rich history to …

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Farm to Fork – A Brunch Lover’s Dream

Q the Cruzan Foodie - April 1, 2015
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There’s nothing as enjoyable as freshly made omelets, fluffy pancakes, locally grown fruit & unlimited mimosas. When it comes to identifying the perfect place for brunch, these are some of the must-have qualities because without it, brunch can possibly fall short of being epic. Max’s Harvest in Delray Beach, FL has all the makings for a unique brunch experience that guarantees guests will be back …

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Which Venezuelan Treat is a Must Try?

Q the Cruzan Foodie - December 16, 2014
A Venezuelan Fruit Punch that serves as a drink and a snack!

There’s nothing more exciting to me than discovering a new food or beverage within a cuisine that I’ve already proclaimed my love for! This past weekend took me on my regular trip to the farmer’s market to get all of my fresh fruits and veggies for the week. Here is where I’m also able to get farm fresh eggs and locally sourced fish, bringing the …

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