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Anquanette Gaspard is a food and travel entrepreneur, freelance writer, blogger, and social media influencer, based in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Anquanette uses her blog, CruzanFoodie.com, and social platforms to share her experiences in a way that is authentically Caribbean.

A Crucian Sunset – F’sted, St. Croix

Q the Cruzan Foodie - April 22, 2020

I always enjoy sharing my island home with you! Take in this mesmerizing Crucian sunset on the island’s west end and be captivated with the kaleidoscope of colors as the sun dips into the Caribbean Sea. There’s nothing in the world like a Crucian Sunset and this video is nothing compared to the view in person. SEE ALSO: How To Start Your Morning in the …

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Fresh Kitchen Davie with Cruzan Foodie

Q the Cruzan Foodie - April 3, 2020
Fresh Kitchen Davie with Cruzan Foodie

If you follow me on Instagram, you know how much I LOVE discovering new foodie spots whenever I travel! Enter Fresh Kitchen with Cruzan Foodie! This fast, fresh and affordable option is from Fresh Kitchen in Davie, FL. I always love visiting this healthy “fast food” chain whenever I visit the area and they never disappoint. At Fresh Kitchen Davie, you build a bowl with …

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USVI Restaurants Offering Takeout Food

Q the Cruzan Foodie - March 26, 2020

**US Virgin Islands has mandated all restaurants and bars to offer only take-out and to-go orders effective March 23, 2020 The recent events of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have delivered a debilitating blow to our local US Virgin Islands restaurants and eateries. While some establishments have decided to temporarily close their doors to weather the storm, others have started offering delivery and takeout options. Please consider …

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ICYMI: Cruzan Foodie Experience Festival Edition

Q the Cruzan Foodie - January 30, 2020

Cruzan Foodie Experience Festival Edition was nothing I could have ever imagined as an inaugural event during the 2019-2020 Crucian Christmas Festival season on St. Croix. In collaboration with Sunkissed USVI, this event was about doing these three key things – Eat, Drink and Wuk Up!!! Sponsored by Cruzan Rum and Mutiny Island Vodka, this premium all-inclusive event was the first of its kind on …

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Photo of the Month: May 2019

Q the Cruzan Foodie - June 5, 2019

My Instagram has been ON FIRE lately! As a result, I wanted to start highlighting my Instagram photo of the month on my blog again. You are missing out on a whole lot of fun, yummy pictures by not following me on IG! These pictures will surely inspire your wanderlust and encourage you to book that trip to that place you’ve had your sights set …

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Cayman Uncovered with Cruzan Foodie

Q the Cruzan Foodie - June 4, 2019

I can’t tell you how many people asked me why I was going to the Cayman Islands for my most recent vacation and made the following comments: “It’s too expensive” “It’s boring” “There’s nothing great except Seven Mile Beach” “It’s just another Caribbean island” I’m here to tell you to throw out everything you’ve ever heard about the Cayman Islands and be prepared to take …

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#FoodieFriday: Ol’ Time Crucian Breakfast

Q the Cruzan Foodie - May 31, 2019

It’s another edition of #FoodieFriday with Cruzan Foodie! Sharing my incredible foodie finds with you fills my foodie heart with such joy and this week’s share is no different. This week’s foodie find is called an “Ol’ Time Crucian Breakfast” and is considered a traditional breakfast on St. Croix. The main items often found in a typical Ol’ Time Crucian Breakfast plate are: Saltfish and/or …

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Good Food, Good Culture, Good Vibes at Agrifest 2019

Q the Cruzan Foodie - March 1, 2019

The 48th Annual Agriculture & Food Fair on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands was a special time for the Crucian people. Also known as Agrifest, the 3-day cultural explosion returned to its regular scheduled dates during President’s Day weekend. 2017 Hurricanes Irma & Maria forced the event to be held in May 2018 and many were patiently awaiting the return of Agrifest to its rightful …

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