Not even a scorching hot sun could stop people from attending the 21st annual Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival this year at St. George's Botanical Gardens. With over 4,000 people in attendance, this year was one of the most successful Mango Melees yet.
With the fifth annual Coal Pot Cook-Off this month, it’s beginning to look like the feast honoring the old, traditional way of cooking has become a St. Thomas culinary tradition. This year the event will again be at Emancipation Garden, on July 22 from noon to 4 p.m.
Delicious culinary creations and ingenuity earned the USVI Culinary Team silver overall at the competition, held June 2-6. Team members also brought home medals in several individual categories.
St. Thomas Food Tours is conducting pre-season tours for the general public. Started by local CAHS and UVI graduate Aslin Leger, St. Thomas Food Tours introduces visitors to the rich culture and unique food of the Virgin Islands.
This is a wing excerpt about which I have little to say. Just checking.This year’s winners in the restaurant division were: Rum Shandy, first place; Vicars Bar & Grill, second place; Fatty’s Bar & Grill/Taco Hell, third place. In the non-restaurant division winners were: Wolfgang Vincent, first place; Charter Caribe, second place; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, third place.
Food Network’s "The Kitchen" will show viewers how to beat the cold this weekend with some tropical cooking, including a Caribbean coconut shrimp with mango sauce recipe whipped up by local chef and champion boxer Julius Jackson.
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the prestigious St. Croix Food and Wine Experience, organizers have enhanced events and found a “restaurant fairy” to ease the financial burden of participating restaurants.