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Belizean Smiles: Frank Varma

Visitors often tell us that their favorite part of Belize is her people. They talk about how friendly and open Belizeans are, welcoming them warmly to our shores and showing them the absolute best of Belize. With that in mind, we present to you some of those friendly favorites.
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The Head Chef at Rain Restaurant and Rooftop Terrace, Frank is a young, passionate member of the Belizean Culinary World.

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Comfort food at its best at Island Wonder kitchen + bar

Imagine dining on a comforting meal while sipping a mimosa and ending it off with a little sweet treat – sounds like just the right meal, wouldn’t you say? Recently, our adventures in dining led us to Island Wonder kitchen + bar, the newest restaurant on Coconut Drive here in San Pedro Town.

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Let’s get jolly with Christmas Rompope!

The topic of the hour seems to be Christmas – Christmas parties, Christmas food and, of course, Christmas cocktails. No matter how or with who you celebrate, chances are you might find yourself sipping on some traditional Christmas drinks. One libation that stands out as a Christmas concoction is eggnog, or as we Belizean know it, Rompope.

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A Merry Holiday and a Party, or two, in Belize!

The last month of the year is finally here and to me “it’s the most wonderful time of the year”. Family gatherings during Christmas and parties till the sun rises on New Year; this is the season for all forms of enjoyment.

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Caribeville introduces Executive Chef Samuel Gonzalez

There are many great restaurants across Belize, each with its own unique flavors and cooking styles. If you ask many restaurateurs, the success of their kitchen strongly depends on a good leader who has a passion for the culinary arts. That is the case at Caribeville’s two restaurants, Rain Restaurant and Rooftop Terrace and Aqua Seafood/Sushi Restaurant and Steakhouse, whose aim is to offer the best of Belize with a proudly Belizean team. Leading their culinary team is born and raised San Pedrano, Samuel Gonzalez Jr.

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Garifuna Settlement Day: Join the celebration

To the sounds of beating drums and festive dancing, we annually celebrate Garifuna Settlement Day on November 19th. A day set to honor the arrival of the Garifuna culture to our Belizeans shores in dugout canoes back in 1802, the holiday celebrates with much pride and revelry.

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Celebrate Belize during September Celebrations

It’s September, and every Belizean (at home or abroad) is feeling extra patriotic. With two of our most honored national holidays, September is Belize’s month – it’s time to celebrate our little jewel by the Caribbean Sea.

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An island classic: Fisherman’s BBQ

‘What is fisherman’s BBQ?’ one may ask. It’s a medley of yummy seafood, basically whatever is caught during a day out at sea, grilled to perfection along with the Belizean holy trinity of vegetables – tomatoes, green peppers, and onion.

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Summer is a Beach Blast!

Boat… beach… picnic… the words I yearn to hear. Why stay on land, when the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea beckon me to come and enjoy its rhythmic waves? Include a group of friends and family, with some food and drinks into your plans, and then you have a beach picnic as well!

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Corn – A staple on Belizean Tables!

From simple corn tortillas to tamales and tamalitos, we love corn. We even consume it in traditional drinks such as atole and pozole. Not only is corn a staple in the Belizean diet, but its cultural significance is a major source of pride.

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Chamoyadas: Satisfying those sweet and spicy taste buds!

Be it breakfast, lunch or dinner, we always want more for our food. In fact, even our snacks are EXTRA. One of my favorites that has that explosive taste is the Chamoyada – a sweet and spicy blended fruit and ice concoction topped with more seasonal fruit and spices.

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