Category Archives: Food in Dominica

Avocado Season = Black Bean Salsa

Avocado Tree Yeah! It’s finally avocado season.  Avocados are not available all year round here but they are in full bloom right now. Dominica is the first place I have actually seen what an avocado tree looks like. There are … Continue reading

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Catch of the Day

Growing up on the Gulf Coast has made seafood a way of life for me. Afterall, it’s how we Catholics in New Orleans survive Lent-we throw crawfish boil parties (wink). When we considered moving to the Caribbean, I never thought I would … Continue reading

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IGA Whitchurch Grocery in Portsmouth has opened !

It is with great excitement that the Picard area welcomes the brand new IGA Whitchurch grocery store. The store opened yesterday evening and was greeted by a mob of shoppers. For those of you not on island, let me explain…this is a big … Continue reading

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Got the Propane Blues?

We got some island blues going on over here, a propane shortage in the Picard area that has lasted for a few weeks. I have re-worded Clapton’s Cocaine and made a song about propane, but I’ll spare you the details … Continue reading

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Rituals Picard gets Decaf

(Update Jan. 2012-Rituals Coffee House is now closed. A small portion of their menu is available at Pic N Go on campus, including decaf coffee). I’m sure all you study fiends out there need grande Cappuccinos from Rituals to help you … Continue reading

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