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Review: Hamilton Princess Foodie Field Trip

Review: Hamilton Princess Foodie Field Trip

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] This past weekend, I had the pleasure of spending some time with renowned celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson. Having spent time with him in the past, I knew it was going to be a good time. I didn’t expect it would end up being one of the best Saturdays I’ve had in a long time.So what exactly did we do? I joined... Read more of this article

Food Review: Restaurant Weeks At The Loren

Food Review: Restaurant Weeks At The Loren

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] With Restaurant Weeks wrapping up this weekend, I had to make one more stop before the week was out. For my final dinner, I decided to try out Pink Beach Club at The Loren – Bermuda’s newest hotel. The menu looked good and I hadn’t dined there for dinner yet, so I figured now was the time. The night I ate there,... Read more of this article

Food Review: Restaurant Weeks At Devil’s Isle

Food Review: Restaurant Weeks At Devil’s Isle

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] With around one week left of Restaurant Weeks, I decided to head to a restaurant I don’t frequent often – Devil’s Isle Café. I eat at Village Pantry – sister restaurant – almost every weekend, but I hadn’t been to Devil’s Isle in a long time. When I looked at their Restaurant Weeks menu, I knew I had... Read more of this article

Food Review: Restaurant Weeks At Beau Rivage

Food Review: Restaurant Weeks At Beau Rivage

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] My second stop for Restaurant Weeks was another restaurant I’ve never been to – Beau Rivage. I’m not sure why I hadn’t eaten there prior to last weekend because I’ve always heard the food was very good. And it certainly was. When my husband and I arrived, me were met by Manoj, assistant Maitre’D, who quickly... Read more of this article

Food Review: Fairmont’s Boundary Sports Bar

Food Review: Fairmont’s Boundary Sports Bar

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Trying new restaurants is probably in my top five favorite things to do. It’s no secret that I love to eat and I love to eat at new places. That brings me to Boundary Sports Bar and Grille at the Fairmont Southampton. Boundary is Bermuda’s newest restaurant, promising a unique sports bar experience.It was first... Read more of this article

Food Review: Fairmont Southampton’s Mediterra

Food Review: Fairmont Southampton’s Mediterra

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] I eat out pretty often in Bermuda and always complain about not being able to eat the kinds of food I love. Yes, we are a small Island in the Atlantic and yes, we have plenty of food options, but generally speaking, ethnic food is typically left out in Bermuda. And what do I mean by ethnic? Thai, Mexican, Middle Eastern... Read more of this article

Food Review: Jasmine Cocktail Bar & Lounge

Food Review: Jasmine Cocktail Bar & Lounge

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Jasmine Cocktail Bar & Lounge is a quintessential part of the Bermuda dining scene. It’s been around for years and is typically filled with tourists and locals on any given night. Located at the Fairmont Southampton, Jasmine Lounge has always been great spot for great food and entertainment. Recently, the hot spot... Read more of this article

Review: Marcus Samuelsson BBQ & Fish Fry

Review: Marcus Samuelsson BBQ & Fish Fry

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] When Marcus Samuelsson is on Island, he typically hosts an event. And whatever event he’s hosting, it’s guaranteed to be a good time. Last time I attended an event with the esteemed chef as host, it was at his signature Bermuda restaurant with Harlem chef Melba Wilson. It was the “Harlem Meets Bermuda” dinner... Read more of this article

Review: The Reefs ‘Aqua Terra’ Prix Fix Menu

Review: The Reefs ‘Aqua Terra’ Prix Fix Menu

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Last weekend, I was given the opportunity to try the new Bermuda-inspired, seasonal menu at Aqua Terra at The Reefs. After enjoying my meal there during Restaurant Weeks, I was excited to see what was in store. The menu [PDF] was three-courses for $45 plus gratuities with two to three options per course. I started with... Read more of this article

Review: Restaurant Weeks At Harry’s Restaurant

Review: Restaurant Weeks At Harry’s Restaurant

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] For my final stop of Restaurant Weeks, I decided to visit Harry’s Restaurant & Bar. I hadn’t dined there in some time, so I thought trying out their special menu would be a good idea, especially as my last stop. My dining companion – my cousin and I decided on an early Monday night dinner. When... Read more of this article

Review: Aqua Terra Restaurant At The Reefs

Review: Aqua Terra Restaurant At The Reefs

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] An early evening dinner overlooking the South Shore sounded like a great way to start the weekend. For my second to last stop for Restaurant Weeks, I decided to try Aqua Terra at The Reefs. The menu had quite a few choices and I hadn’t eaten there yet. Also, it was in the $42 category so I was interested to see... Read more of this article

Review: Restaurant Weeks At Flanagan’s

Review: Restaurant Weeks At Flanagan’s

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] After dining at Ascots, I wanted to try somewhere a bit more relaxed and kid-friendly – enter Flanagan’s. I ate here on Saturday night with my son, my niece and my sister. Now, I hadn’t eaten here in quite some time, but was anxious to see if the food was still the good pub food that I remembered. I’m happy... Read more of this article

Review: Restaurant Weeks At Ascots Restaurant

Review: Restaurant Weeks At Ascots Restaurant

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] My fourth stop for Restaurant Weeks was the lovely Ascots Restaurant on Friday night. I invited my friend Kelly to dine with me as she appreciates a delicious meal just as much as I do. On arrival, we were escorted to a table overlooking the courtyard. Kelly ordered a glass of Pinot Grigio and I asked for a citrus based... Read more of this article