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Old February 5th, 2013, 10:24 AM
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Default Best/Worst Port Food?

I admit, Im a sucker for regional food. It always seems that when I plan a cruise, the first thing I do id look for what food I can get in port that I cant get at home...or at least a more authentic version.

What port foods are the best/worst in your humble (or not) opinion?

For me, the best food I have had was some smoked, candied salmon at the Granville Island farmers market in Vancouver BC.
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Old February 5th, 2013, 07:30 PM
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Best would be;

empanadas in San Juan
conch fritters in Grand Cayman and in Nassau
flying fish, and salt fish fritters in Barbados

Worst? I cant think of any
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Old February 13th, 2013, 07:13 PM
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I admit, Im a sucker for regional food. It always seems that when I plan a cruise, the first thing I do id look for what food I can get in port that I cant get at home...or at least a more authentic version.

What port foods are the best/worst in your humble (or not) opinion?

For me, the best food I have had was some smoked, candied salmon at the Granville Island farmers market in Vancouver BC.
Its gotta be Cuban food in Miami or Ft. Lauderdale Area. In miami for the best head to little havannah. Calle Ocho (8th street) Versailles!!
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Old February 14th, 2013, 09:52 AM
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Default Cuban food in Tampa and Miami at little neighborhood places

Cheese sticks at Australia's Adelaide Central Market, food at Johannesburg's Safari Club bed and breakfast and at KwaZulu-Natal's Phinda Private Game Resort. The last two were not a cruise trip.

I have not had any bad food on cruises or other trips as I am extremely selective about what I eat.
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Let me just say one word:

Ox Tails!

Oh - that's two words - Well anywho - they're FANTASTIC!

St. Martin - Marigot - down town where all of the food stalls are. Melt in youth yummy!
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Worst: Bermuda fish chowder!! OMG- black water with grainy fish-
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St John USVI - Conch fritters from Shipwreck Landing in Coral Bay. I would take someone's eye out and drop an elbow if it meant I could get one of these bad boys on a cold day like today!
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Favourite food cities? Rome (pizza and pasta of course plus that heavenly gelato), baklava in Santorini and paella in Barcelona.

Least favourite? None really. I think we've been very fortunate with food choices.
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St. Martin--Harbor View restaurant on the boardwalk in Phillipsburg, baby back ribs and curried anything they have that day.

Antigua--the Roti, sorry don't remember the name of the restaurant. It is a large flatbread of sorts filled with stewed meat and was out of this world. (Roti with curried conch a close second, on St. Kitts.)

Curacao--Seaquarium Beach has a snack bar with Dutch fast food. The Kippkorn and pommes frites are delicious (Kippcorn is a chicken fritter breaded with cornflakes, basically).
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People will think I am nuts but at Margaritaville they have the best calamari. We've been to a couple, but always get it in Cozumel.
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I love the conch fritters they serve after stopping by in Key West.
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Its gotta be Cuban food in Miami or Ft. Lauderdale Area. In miami for the best head to little havannah. Calle Ocho (8th street) Versailles!!
I have been to Versailles while in Miami the night prior to departure..it was the BEST food I have ever eaten!!!!!


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