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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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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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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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Happy New Year: Cruzan Foodie Style

Q the Cruzan Foodie - January 10, 2016
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Happy New Year to all my subscribers and followers! To kick off 2016, I compiled a list of places I am hoping to have the opportunity to explore during the year. Check out my “Happy New Year 2016” travel list. Can you guess which places I’ll be uncovering craft beer in? Do we have any travel destinations in common for 2016? Be sure to leave …

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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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My First Craft Beer Dinner Experience

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 16, 2015

A winning combination of locally brewed craft beer and a thoughtfully curated menu was the result of my first beer dinner experience at Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox in Deerfield Beach, FL. Voted as South Florida’s #1 Craft Burger & Craft Beer joint, this restaurant is the brain child of Florida native and recent tw0-time winner of Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen”, Brian Cartenuto. Tucker Duke’s launched their …

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4 Reasons To Try Hard Root Beer

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 4, 2015
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Believe it or not, I hate beer. At least I used to. That was before I understood the complexity of craft beer brewing and the chemistry behind it all. Maybe it’s the foodie in me that enjoys mixing together a variety of things to make one kick ass product.   Enter hard root beer. It’s the adult version of an all-time kid’s favorite that finally …

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