It may be swimsuit season, but that doesn’t mean you can’t chow down on some awesome food while in the Caribbean. Here are the islands to hit for tried-and-true foodie experiences.
While you might think of Jamaican food and instantly think “jerk,” don’t stop just there. The island also has an awesome coffee culture. You’ll want to head inland to explore the mountainous coffee plantations, where history and heritage combine for a delicious brew.
Trinidad and Tobago boasts a rich culinary history, where you’ll uncover loads of local specialties you can’t find elsewhere, from curried crab and dumplings to macaroni pie. If you stay on the beach long enough, you’re sure to run into a vendor selling “bake and shark,” a street food that’s fried flatbread stuffed with fried shark meat and topped with sauces of your choice.
Called the Caribbean’s culinary capital, Anguilla has a lot of restaurants for one small island: more than 100, and many featuring up-and-coming chefs. The culinary heritage traces its roots to Africa and several European countries.
Turks & Caicos gets its claim to culinary fame from one primary dish: conch. You can find it cooked in just about any form, so if you don’t like fried conch, try it in chowder or salad. There’s no end to the ways you can enjoy your conch for dinner.
Just about every traveler that sets foot in Puerto Rico goes on to rave about its cuisine. The hearty, comfort food the island cooks best (expect an abundance of gumbo, rice and beans) is served in heaping portions, alongside the local beer and coffee.
For all Below Deck fans wishing to experience the luxury lifestyle of a charter guest but who cannot afford the price tag, look no further: The Yacht Week will have you and your friends sunbathing on crystal-clear water for half the price.
The Guild House Hotel, a boutique hotel in the heart of Philadelphia, announced it officially launched its online booking platform in anticipation of its June 6 opening date. The Guild House Hotel will be housed in a historic landmark, The New Century Guild, previously used as a hub for education, entertainment and activism in the early 20thcentury.
Come one, come all to Washington, D.C., for an Instagramable foodie paradise. Each district of the city has a plethora of trendy restaurants to choose from, making it hard to decide where to grab a bite to eat. Grab your camera, put on portrait mode and snap some photos at these must-see spots.