October 22, 2017 3:10 pm Last modified: 10:35 am

Food and Wine

Mango Dis Mango Dat 2017

Tasty Treats in the Heat – 21st Annual Mango Melee

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.
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USVI Culinary Team Shines at Caribbean Hospitality Forum and ‘Taste of the Caribbean’

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.
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Ridge to Reef Farm’s CSA Program Now Open for Registration

Ridge to Reef Farm has opened registration for the spring/summer Community Supported Agriculture program (CSA) for St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.
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Ridge to Reef Farm to Open Registration for CSA Program in January

The 2017 Winter VI Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program will begin in the second week of January. Once Ridge to Reef (R2R) Farm’s CSA program is sold out, the farm will be closing registration to new full season members.
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King of the Wing Raises More Than $58,000 for V.I. Junior Achievement

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: Wo
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Chef Julius Jackson Shows What’s in ‘The Kitchen’ This Weekend

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. 

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Celebrity Chef Is the Icing on the Cake at Food and Wine Experience

The Food Network's Chef Duff Goldman was the "Icing on the Cake" at the annual St. Croix Wine and Food Experience, as his cake-icing class was a sold-out hit. Goldman shared tips and tricks with 52 professional and amateur cake decorators Wednesday on St. Croix.
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‘Restaurant Fairy’ Endows Taste of St. Croix Participants

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.
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