Caribbean Food, Wine and Rum Festivals in 2016

Everyone’s gearing up for Carnival season throughout the Caribbean ensuring bodies are “tight” for  costumes and fete outfits. And while we at Eat The Caribbean love a great fete, we are truly looking  forward to all of the great food, wine and rum festivals scheduled.

We don’t need to worry about getting in shape for these festivals. All we need is our appetites, loose clothing and maybe a designated driver.

This list features just a few  food festivals, so it can be considered “ETC’s Food Festival Wish List 2016”.

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Chef Simeon Hall Jr. source:  Scharad Lightbourne

Yes Chef! with Chef Simeon Hall Jr.

Welcome to the latest installment of Yes Chef! – our culinary Q&A with top Caribbean chefs around the world. Today we feature “Farm to Table” advocate, Chef Simeon Hall Jr. of The Bahamas.

As a private chef, his delicacies have been requested throughout The Bahamas and the Caribbean and as an advocate of Farm to Table cuisine, Chef Hall educates everyone – including fellow chefs – on a style he describes as “simply using local ingredients with global techniques”.  He has hosted a series of pop-up events in partnership with other local chefs that have received rave reviews.
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Prince George Wharf - Nassau, Bahamas

PIC-O-The Day: Colours

You know you’re in the Caribbean when the buildings mimic the vibrant colours that nature provides. From blue-greens  of the oceans to the bright yellows of the hibiscus and passionate pinks of the conch shell, we are always surrounded by colour.


Atlantis: A Wonderland of Summer Stimulation for Kids

The Atlantis Resort, on Paradise Island in The Bahamas, is world renowned for its family friendly environment, offering activities for kids of all ages to enjoy, from the current Cartoon Network ‘Summer @ Atlantis’ water feature to Club CRUSH, a teenagers-only nightclub. My summer crew of kids and I had the pleasure of experiencing a tour of the entire water habitat at the resort, and it did not disappoint.

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PIC-O-The Day: Rainy Day Reminiscing

The weather in Nassau, Bahamas has been a little erratic lately – searing heat, followed by rolling thunder, and flashes of heavy downpour. It’s summer, after all. While we are thankful for the rain and its renewal, we do look forward to more crystal clear beach days this Summer.