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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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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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Cultivating St. Croix, Enhanced by A Taste

Q the Cruzan Foodie - April 21, 2015
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“Remember the past but look forward to the future” were the words spoken by St. Croix Food & Wine Experience committee member, Jane Watkins. This statement emphasizes the way A Taste of St. Croix – A Food & Wine Event continues to cultivate St. Croix. With 2000 guests, 100 volunteers and 52 participants that ranged from restaurants to local caterers and beloved confectioners, this year’s …

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