River Antoine Estate, Grenada: Rum, the Old World Way

Grenada’s oldest rum distillery runs on a waterwheel and hand-stoked furnace. One of the joys of travel, for me, is sampling the local cuisine and intoxicants–and learning the stories behind them.  A recent media visit brought me to River Antoine Estate, the oldest rum distillery in the island nation of Grenada. The privately owned distillery, […]

SLEEP: Mount Cinnamon in Grenada Charms with Water Views and Banana Bread, Too

Mount Cinnamon Resort and Beach Club in Grenada is a luxury boutique hotel overlooking Grand Anse Bay. The Caribbean island of Grenada beckons with velvety soft beaches, lush rainforest, scrumptious culinary scene, and historic sites galore. And rum.   There’s much to discover about Grenada, but first you’ll need a place to stay. I was recently […]

TRULUCK’S: New Seafood Restaurant Docks in Chicago

Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood is even richer now that Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House has moved in. The Texas-based, white-tablecloth eatery is renowned for dining excellence and environmental stewardship. That, and Florida stone crab flown straight from the company’s own fisheries. “Our specialty is primarily seafood with an emphasis on crab,” says Brian Wubbena, […]