A Caribbean Girl at a Caribbean Food Festival

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I am a foodie that is true. However Caribbean cuisine will always stay close to my heart. When I found out about the NYC Caribbean Food Festival, I knew I had to be there. Met familiar faces and new ones too. Place was insanely crowded.

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It's getting cold out and experiencing the hot flavors of the islands in every corner of the room was fantastic and truly warmed everyone. The music, the crowd and the food was just awesome.

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I enjoyed my plate from Kombit Bar & Restaurant. They specialize in Haitian dining.

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Then I came across this awesome new company: Kreyòl Kwizin. They sell Organic jars of Pikliz pronounced peek-leez. Every Haitian household has this in their home. It's Cabbage, carrots, chiles and other vegetables that are soaked in vinegar to make a relish. Perfect side dish for any Haitian dish.

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This is Hardy and I taking a picture with his awesome products. Check out the website

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Than I had to say hello and bring home some of Nadege Fleurimond's delicious cooking.

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Nadege Fleurimond is the owner of Fleurimond Catering. Her awesome Cookbook Haiti Uncovered was on sale at the event.

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I had to bring home Nadege's Bread Pudding with Kremas.  So so good!!!!!

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And yes! Les Ateliers Placide was looking just so Fabulous!

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The table had an array of unique Haitian work including my Handmade Jewelry line Kaderique

Next stop was the Haiti Cultural Exchange table. This is a nonprofit organization that presents and promotes the cultural expressions of the Haitian people. It was through one of their amazing events 9 months ago that I had the opportunity to launch my handmade jewelry line Kaderique.

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Finally had to say hello to Fashionista, Wardrobe Stylist and amazing Fashion Blogger Luxe Le Blanc. Sign up to her newsletter on her website

Overall, really great event. Glad I came out. Was so refreshing to see all my friends and meet new faces.