Chat N’ Chill
A Beach Bar Story

Monday, November 24, 2014

As the water taxi from Great Exuma bobbed within 15 feet of Stocking Island’s dock, 10 passengers craned their necks in search of the island’s famous

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Chef’s Amazing Pace

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Executive Chef at San Diego’s Westgate Hotel begins his workday at 6:00 am. Fabrice Hardel’s early rising has nothing to do with his responsibilities attending to the…

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San Diego Concierge
with Style

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Ask a guest staying at San Diego’s Westgate Hotel to describe the Chief Concierge and there is a good chance he or she will mention the word

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Answering Yachting’s Call in Antigua

Monday, June 30, 2014

The roots of Tina Westwood’s business taking care of Antigua’s yacht owners sprouted when she was 19 years old. A girlfriend asked if she’d like to work on a…

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Chefs Eat, Play, and Cook, in Key Largo

Monday, January 27, 2014

Julia Child’s “The French Chef “was one of the most popular television shows of the 60s and early 70s. Newly married and an aspiring cook, Carole Kotkin found…

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Photographer Living
Virgin Islands Dream

Sunday, January 5, 2014

We’ve all experienced key times when the decisions we’ve made could be considered turning points. For St. Thomas-based photographer Don Hebert, his life changing fork in the road…

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Nevis
Calling Paradise

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

On the Caribbean island of Nevis, there is a transplanted Manhattan photographer who answers his phone by simply saying, “Paradise.” Bill Drake is the first to admit that

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Chef Gets Fresh in St. John

Sunday, September 1, 2013

For nearly four years, Chef Mike Vargas played hard to get. Each time he received a call from Anthony “Tony” Dawodu, the Executive Chef at the Caneel Bay…

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Tapping a Caribbean Dream

Monday, July 29, 2013

U.S. retail dollars for craft beer in 2012 was estimated at $10.2 billion, up from $8.7 billion in 2011. In 2004, on the Caribbean island of St. John,…

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Aruba Marriott Gets Social

Monday, April 8, 2013

How does the rapid-response world of Facebook and Twitter suit one of the most laid-back destinations in the world? For Keirsin Tjon Pian Gi, the Public Relations &…

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