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I’m a big fan of authentic Caribbean food. Trini doubles; Bahamian conch salad; Puerto Rican mofongo; Anguillian crayfish: bring it on! But I have to confess to one distinctly counterfeit Caribbean culinary obsession: Jamaican KFC. It all started in when I lived on the irie isle, where, as far as [...]
It started so innocently: Photographer Jon Whittle and I boarded the Bahamas Express ferry in Fort Lauderdale for a quick jaunt over to Freeport, Grand Bahama, where we were supposed to research activities for day-trippers on the neighboring Bahamian isle. We’d walked the Caribbean’s only labyrinth at Garden of the [...]
No, there’s no lettuce involved. Here in the Caribbean, conch salad is a ceviche-type dish, made with raw conch, citrus juices and veggies (which include some traditional salad ingredients, such as onions, tomatoes and sweet peppers). At Da Conch Shack on Provo, in the Turks and Caicos Islands, they’ve been [...]
You’ve snorkeled with sharks at Atlantis, dropped some dough at the straw market, and savored conch 17 ways at Arawak Cay. So what’s next on your Nassau agenda? How about a chocolate tour? Late last year, the family behind Graycliff, the capital’s oldest hotel and restaurant, opened a chocolate [...]
Back in the day, if you were traveling through a Caribbean airport the best you could hope for was functional air-conditioning and a sweaty cheese sandwich at the snack counter. But as regional airports have expanded and upgraded, so too have the facilities for passengers. I just got back from [...]