10 January 2019
When it comes to culinary destinations, there are plenty in the world to choose from. You can head to Rome, Tokyo, New York – really, by visiting any major city, you’re granting yourself access to a bounty of chefs and likeminded, food-forward individuals. But what do you do when you want those sorts of bounties without the stressors that come with big city life? You go to the Cayman Islands.
The Cayman Islands, a collection of three islands (Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brac) located south of Cuba in the western part of the Caribbean sea, have been slowly making a name for themselves on the global level for more than just their scuba diving, snorkeling, and beach-sitting opportunities. Those are all there — and those are all definitely things you should be doing while visiting — but you might be surprised by the level of cuisine that you’ll be dining on. Whether you’re looking for fresh-caught fish cooked just yards from where it was brought to shore, farm-to-table explorations of the bounty of fruits and vegetables available to locals, or a high-end meal that combines the best of various cuisines, the food and drink scene of the Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman, specifically) is ready to serve you.