New Column: Gratuitous Cute Kid or Cute Animal of San Pedro

I know…too easy.  But this sweet heart has been coming into Tacklebox Bar since she was the size of a peanut.  I think she is part pitbull.  And she goes CRAZY every time she sees me. I appreciate a dog that recognizes beauty and intelligence.  Her owner is a guy named Wicked (probably not the nameKeep reading »

New Column: Meet One of My Favorite Harmouchs

The Lebanese are a huge part of life in San Pedro (and probably Belize).  In fact, many (most?) supermarkets and hardware stores are owned by Lebanese expats (and most are now Belizean citizens).  It is always nice to stop by a restaurant for some hummus and tabouli.  A very nice change when you eat lotsKeep reading »

Party Like a LobStar…The 2011 San Pedro LobsterFest Block Party

Let’s start with a super cute picture and then get to it. The main event was finally here…and these booths are getting seriously impressive.  I arrived at about 5.45pm and the crowd was already getting HUGE.  Great turnout.  Really great work San Pedro!  Caliente/Red Ginger/BlueWaterGrill, San Pedro’s restaurant empire, had a line of about 40Keep reading »

Love FM Kayak Race

When it rains, it pours in San Pedro.  Saturday, June 25th, one grand opening, 2 fashion shows, Lobsterfest block party and this added surprise (or at least to me). Love Fm sponsored a (I think the first ever) Amateur Kayak Race from Belize City to San Pedro. (http://www.lovefm.com/ is the big radio station in Belize).  AsKeep reading »

Two All Beef Patties, Special Sauce, Lettuce Cheese…in Belize!

I promised to tell the truth in my food reviews so here is the cold hard truth.  Brace yourselves. I walked into Roadkill Bar this afternoon after hearing lots about Wade the Gringo’s burgers. This week they are serving all day Friday and Saturday.  They do a Quarter Pounder and a “Big Mac”.I expected toKeep reading »

Pedro’s Has the Biggest Party of 2011 Lobsterfest so far

I arrived at Pedro’s Lobsterfest party at about 7pm and luckily a seat had been saved cuz the place was pretty packed.  The poker game was in full swing and all the tables outside were filled with lots of families. It was $25bzd for all you can eat pizza and rum punch.  A big blackKeep reading »

One Of the Hardest Working Guys in San Pedro: Anthony

Updated:  January 29, 2022 While I haven’t seen Anthony recently, I do know his son works at Castillo’s Hardware.  I asked about Anthony and found that he is doing well…retired and relaxing after many years hard work.  Hooray! I commute to town each day from down south.  And every single day, 7 days a week,Keep reading »