RAWR Restaurant in St. Lucia- Okizia Beyond: RAWR is a restaurant in St. Lucia with the concept of "make-your-own dish" and with fresh ingredients. Its owned by Felly Belly that specializes in healthy and fresh smoothies & juices & at RAWR they offer cuisine from Asian to Italian to Trinidadian among others.

I returned home in April to find a space at the Baywalk Mall being converted into un ristorante with the FellyBelly signature, so obviously, I was intrigued. The sign read RAWR and to be honest it was a bit difficult for me to put the letters together at first (my excuse is that I didn’t […]

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Italian Caffe Culture-Etiquette- Okizia Beyond: Caffè or coffee is so deep-rooted in the Italian culture that it's impossible to go a day and not see an Italian standing at a bar with a caffè in their hand. However, to drink caffè like a true Italian, you need to do like a true Italian. Check out these etiquettes so they don't label you a turista.

There is a saying- people should drink coffee with 3″c”: caldo (hot), comodo (comfortable), because you must enjoy it with no hurry, and chiacchierato (chatted), ie in company.   To blend in with the Italiani and especially if you don’t want to be labeled una turista (even though you are), there are certain “commandments” one […]

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