“Whelks”: A Local Favorite In Anguilla

One afternoon on a recent trip to Anguilla, I was hanging out on a quiet beach with a group of friends enjoying one of my favorite island pastimes: just lounging around enjoying happy conversation, tasty food and some nice cold drinks. At some point one of our buddies disappeared and we couldn’t figure out where …

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Eat Like a Local in Anguilla at Cocono’s Restaurant

One of my favorite questions to ask locals when I’m in Anguilla is “Where’s your favorite place to eat?”. It’s easy to find out about all of the bigger, well-known restaurants on the island since you’ll find reviews and people talking about them all over the web, but sometimes in order to find the smaller, …

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An Anguilla Fish Fry

One night on my last trip to Anguilla, it was almost midnight when I was ready to head home after an evening of bouncing from one fun spot to another with a group of friends. I was well beyond tired, so when one member of the group said “My friend is having a party right …

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Let’s Make Anguilla-Style Johnny Cakes!

I think that just about every culture must have some form of fried dough that is considered to be a popular treat. Americans have doughnuts and funnel cakes, Spaniards have churros, the French have Beignets, and in Jaimaica, festival is the fried dough of choice. Apparently, variations of fried dough are so popular that there …

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