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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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Cruzan Foodie Austin Eats: Ramen Tatsu-Ya

Q the Cruzan Foodie - January 25, 2019

My most recent visit to Austin, Texas brought me to Ramen Tatsu-Ya to feed my growing ramen obsession. If you’re not hip to all the latest food crazes happening around the world, ramen is the latest one on the rise. Yes, this is the same ramen that you once ate in copious amounts during your college days. The difference now is that it includes fresher …

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Cruzan Foodie Bucket List: St. John Carnival 2018

Q the Cruzan Foodie - October 30, 2018

Cruzan Foodie Bucket List series is finally here! This is the first video of the Cruzan Foodie Bucket List series – St. John Carnival. Although St. John is less than 50 miles away from St. Croix, I never had the chance to experience their carnival. Crazy, right? The month long event takes place each year beginning in early June and ends on July 4th with …

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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 …

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Cruzan Foodie San Diego Eats: Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles

Q the Cruzan Foodie - September 17, 2018
Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles

It only took ten years but I finally made it to Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in California! If you’ve visited the Los Angeles area, there are few restaurants and eateries you’re told are a must during your visit. In-N-Out Burger is usually at the top of that list. The other is Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles. I have been to the LA/Anaheim area three times in …

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Look Trouble Now: Ubersoca Cruise 2017 Review

Q the Cruzan Foodie - December 29, 2017
Ubersoca Cruise 2017

Ubersoca Cruise 2017 was, by far, one of the best travel experiences I’ve had to date. The combination of sweet soca music, the essence of Caribbean Carnival, great people from all over the world and events on board geared towards the love of soca makes this event a must for anyone who considers themselves a lover of soca music. Between the live artist performances, themed …

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Hurricane Maria Relief: Rebuilding St. Croix

Q the Cruzan Foodie - October 16, 2017
Hurricane Irma

On September 20th, Hurricane Maria made landfall on St. Croix with category 5 winds causing much devastation and damage to the island paradise I’ve been blessed to call home. Being away in South Florida when it happened brought about a plethora of feelings, guilt being one of them. While I had endured the wrath of Hurricane Irma in Miami, my family, friends and loved ones …

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