IN THIS ISSUE
On The Cover Charl Schwartzel, Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke, Keegan Bradley More on page 38 Message from the Minister of Tourism.................................................. 4 Message from the Mayor of Hamilton..................................................... 6 Essential Information.............................................................................. 8 Bermuda Ha Ha....................................................................................... 12 Calendar of Events................................................................................... 14 On The Rock Spotlight............................................................................ 19 Health & Beauty....................................................................................... 22 In the Arts................................................................................................. 24 Artist of the Month.................................................................................. 26 In & On The Water.....................................................................................30 Heritage Matters By Dr. Edward Harris................................................. 34 Do You Know by Horst Augustinovic..................................................... 36 PGA........................................................................................................... 38 Goodwill Tournament By Paul Adams.................................................. 43 Shopping Guide........................................................................................ 45 What to See & Do.................................................................................... 58 Chef of the Month.................................................................................... 70 Where to Eat and Drink Guide................................................................72 Restaurant Review......................................................................................79 Shake it Up................................................................................................ 92 What’s Cooking Bermuda....................................................................... 94 Fold Out Map . . . Map of Bermuda ............................................................. Center of Book Other Maps. . . Map of Royal Naval Dockyard .............................................................60 Map of St. George’s ................................................................................68
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OnceWayne again, itL.isFurbert, my pleasure to welcome you to Bermuda, I trust you The Hon. JP, MP have a wonderful visit. Minister of Business Development The Hon. Wayne L. Furbert, JP, MP and Tourism Minister of Business Development and Tourism Sincerely, The Hon. Wayne L. Furbert, JP, MP Minister of Business Development and Tourism
The Hon. Wayne L. Furbert, JP, MP Minister of Business Development and Tourism
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Letter from the Mayor
LETTER FROM THE MAYOR OF HAMILTON THE RT. WOR. Graeme Outerbridge Welcome to the City of Hamilton As the newly elected Mayor, it is my honor to welcome you to the City of Hamilton, one of the smallest cities in the world, rich in history, culture and heritage. The original Town of Hamilton was incorporated by an Act of the Bermuda Legislature in 1793. Located in a sheltered harbour in the central and largest parish, Pembroke, it was named in honour of the then Governor, Captain Henry Hamilton. The town quickly became the capital of Bermuda when the seat of government was transferred from St. George in 1815. Following the completion of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, situated some 400 yards east of the present City Hall, the status of City was conferred upon the Town of Hamilton in 1897 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. The City of Hamilton has a resident population of about 1,100 and an estimated daytime population of approximately 13,340 (40% of Bermuda’s working population). This number increases significantly when tourists are added to the equation. In addition to the excellent cuisine that can be found in the city’s many varied restaurants, the shopping is easy and the historic sites are a must see. I can attest to the fact that Hamilton is a delightful capital to get around on foot. Measuring about a quarter square mile, the entire area can be walked in about 30 minutes however, exploring, discovering and enjoying the sites, both historic and new, can take hours, maybe even days. Anyone wishing to explore the City in depth can participate in the Walkway of History tour that was created as part of Bermuda’s 400th Anniversary, in 2009. Plaques have been installed in the sidewalk at various points along the route to identify important sites of architectural, social, cultural or historical significance in the City. This self-°©‐guided tour starts and ends on Church Street in front of the City Hall, and enables the pedestrian to learn about the history of the city and may be taken as a whole or in parts. Brochures can be obtained from City Hall. An electronic version can be found on www.cityofhamilton.bm
Some of the sights to discover include: City Hall Opened in 1960, the building is of traditional Bermuda architecture with a Scandinavian influence in respect of the tower. In 2010 we celebrated the building’s 50th anniversary by reproducing a number of activities that took place at the opening, including inviting some of the workers who helped with the construction. City Hall’s amenities include a theatre, two galleries housing the Bermuda National Gallery and the Bermuda Society of Arts, the Mayor’s Parlour, and the administrative offices of the City of Hamilton. Victoria Park Bandstand Painstakingly dismantled, refurbished and reassembled in 2009, the Victorian Bandstand was originally shipped to Bermuda in 1888 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee in June 1887. At an unveiling ceremony in 2009, a number of the island’s schools contributed items to a Time Capsule buried in one of the posts of the bandstand to be opened in 2109. Wesley Square A purpose built recreational area officially opened in July 2009 to commemorate the men and women who in 1959, with bravery, tenacity and a vision for a better Bermuda, staged a peaceful theatre boycott and protested for equality, freedom and the end to segregation. City Parks There are four large public parks within the City of Hamilton that are open to the general public between 8am to sunset every day. They are: Fort Hamilton, Barr’s Bay Park, Victoria Park and Queen Elizabeth Park recently named in honor of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, the second longest reigning monarch in British history. Again, welcome to Hamilton, Bermuda at it best. Yours sincerely,
In an Emergency… Ambulance, Fire, Police & Marine Rescue................................................................................... 911 Emergency Services KEMH Hospital.............................................................................................................236-2345 KEMH Emergency Dept..............................................................................................239-2009 Police Stations Central.............................................................................................................................295-0011 Somerset..........................................................................................................................234-1010 Southside.........................................................................................................................293-2222 Health & Medical Services Bermuda Allergy & Asthma Relief Centre................................................................292-9258 Alcoholics Anonymous................................................................................................297-0965 Bermuda Diabetes Association.......................................................................................... 292-1595* Bermuda Red Cross......................................................................................................236-8253 * If you have Diabetes and have left your supplies at home, you can call the Diabetes Centre at King Edward VII Hospital. 239-2027 for assistance. Visitor Information Centres (VIC) Royal Naval Dockyard................................................................................................. 238-4842 Hamilton.........................................................................................................................705-9509 St. George’s......................................................................................................................297-1423 Airlines Bermuda is served by major airlines with daily flights from New York, Toronto, Boston, Philadelphia and Atlanta. The following are telephone contact numbers: Air Canada - Flight information.................................................................................293-1777 American Airlines - Flight information.....................................................................293-1556 British Airways - Airport Customer Service.............................................................293-1944 Continental Airlines - Flight information.................................................................293-3092 Delta Air Lines - Flight information..........................................................................293-1024 Jet Blue.............................................................................................................................293-3754 U.S. Airways - Flight information...............................................................................293-3073 West Jet - General Information.......................................................................1-888-937-8538 CREDIT & DEBIT CARD EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS HSBC BERMUDA Lost/Stolen EasyLink or Credit Cards: During Business Hours: 299-5518 Lost/Stolen Credit Cards Outside Business Hours: 1 (800) 556-LOST BUTTERFIELD BANK Report lost or stolen credit cards (9:00am – 5:00pm) – 299-3800 or call collect 1-402-222-3600 CAPITAL G MasterCard: 1-812-647-9794 Visa: 1-800-336-8472 Government Transportation BUSES The Central Bus Terminal is located on Washington Street, Hamilton. For information, schedules, and to report lost and found call 292-3851 |www.BermudaBuses.bm
10 Meet the Team
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Thomas Anschutz South Shore, Bermuda
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Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art 1987~2012
Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art 1987~2012
Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art 1987~2012
Albert Gleizes La Maison du Gouverneur
Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art
Dorothy Austen Stevens Street Scene, Bermuda (Elliott Street) Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art 1987~2012
The Bermuda Post Office is pleased to offer “Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art: 25th Anniversary”, a series of six stamps. This collection of commemorative features works of art in the Museum’s collection.
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Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art
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Kingâ€™s wharf docKyard 441 234 2764 6 Valley road Paget 441 236 5235 15 gorham road hamilton 441 295 0919 26 yorK street st. georgeâ€™s 441 297 0478 come and see our new line of KawasaKi cycles Oleander Cycles is conveniently located across the island offering 4 great locations. Oleander is one of the first destinations for most visitors to the island and they are also a one-stop shop offering service and retail items such as helmets, bikes and accessories for locals. open 7 days a week offering full service & retail
It’s Golf Fever By Roger Crombie It’s time for golf fever in Bermuda. Every year, about now, people pour into the Island from far and wide to watch men bash a tiny ball around a few acres of prime real estate with a stick. If that makes sense to you, seek help. I’ve never played golf, although I know some people who have. As you’d expect, their lives were such tragedies that taking up golf seemed like a good idea to them, although golf didn’t make a lot of difference. They might as well have been living in North Korea, for all the quality of life they could muster, before or after. I have watched golf on TV, as a soporific. Here’s a typical commentary: “He’s hit that quite far, really.” “Yes, he hit it alright.” “And now he’s walking off up that way.” Zzzzzzzzzz. Golf has become an international phenomenon, and I know why. It’s Tiger Woods, inna? Once people realised that if they played a spot of golf, they could have affairs with pneumatic bimbos from around the world, well, golf was bound to surge in popularity. In what other sport does a man whack it about a bit and then have his choice of willing babes? No other sport. No curvaceous young thing ever said, for example: “Ooh, fishing. Oops, there go my clothes.” No, Sir. No, it’s golf that drives the ladies crazy and, come to think of it, maybe I should take it up. The truly handy part is that when the babes start climbing all over you, as they surely will, you can beat them off with a golf club. It’s the only piece of sports equipment that drives the women mad and then cools them down all in one. Now, balls, if you’ll pardon the expression. Why don’t they make golf balls bigger? They’d be easier to hit and easier to find somewhere on the South Shore Road after you’ve hit them. It’s a win-win. Plus, senior golfers could play for years longer, enabling them to drone on about birdies and bogeys and all like that until they were 115 years old. How exciting would that be? All this, of course, brings us to the Worldwide Challenge of Golf Magnificence, held in Bermuda every fall. No finer sports tournament has ever been held anywhere, and I’m not just saying that. OK, I was just saying that, but now that I’ve said it, we can move on. What I would dig would be the Global Championship of Mini-Golf. Perfect for Bermuda: less green space totally wasted, more windmills. Speaking of mini-golf, I once suggested to a young Bermudian woman that we play a round of mini-golf. “This is our first date, and you want me to play golf?” she asked. Pausing only to drink all my rum, she stormed out and that was that. Women! You can’t play golf with ‘em, and you have to beat them off with a club. And, er, that’s my report on golf.
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CULTURAL EVENTS.............................................................14 Art IN THE COMMUNITY..................................................17 Sports Events..................................................................18 Entertainment ..............................................................19
CULTURAL EVENTS Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series ‘Caribbean Dan’ October 6, 2:00pm - 6:00pm, Victoria Park, Victoria Street, City of Hamilton A monthly event highlighting our Island’s rich historical and cultural heritage, for Bermuda residents and visitors featuring various in collaboration with the West Indian Association (Bermuda). Info: Department of Community and Cultural Affairs. tel 441 292 1681 or www.communityandculture.bm Bermuda Red Cross Scavenger Hunt October 7, Riddell’s Bay Golf & Country Club, Riddell’s Bay Road, Warwick Scavenger Hunt at the picturesque Riddell’s Bay Golf & Country Club. Info: Tel 441 236 8253 or www.bermudaredcross.com Bermuda Kennel Club All Breed International Championship Dog Show October 20 - 21, Somersfield Academy, 107 Middle Road, Devonshire The first two shows run on the Saturday and shows three and four on the Sunday, one in the morning and one in the afternoon each day. These events are outdoor on grass. Info: The Bermuda Kennel Club, tel 441 236 6200 or 441 292 0035 or www.show.bkc.bm The Gold Tour - Waterville and Paget Marsh Wednesdays 10:00am - 12:00noon, Waterville, Pomander Road, Paget Join Tim Rogers, a local historian, antiques specialist and expert guide at Waterville, an exceptional early 18th century Bermuda house which now serves as the Bermuda National Trust headquarters. View the antiques on display and explore the surrounding grounds planted with a variety of local and exotic flora, including a formal rose garden. A short drive away is Paget Marsh, a miraculously unaltered wetland. Step back to pre-colonial times as you enter this quiet oasis, a haven for wildflowers and bird life. Info: Admission: $50 per person; includes light refreshments. Reservation required. Must be booked before 3:00pm on Tuesdays. Bermuda National Trust tel 441 236 6483 or website www.bnt.bm Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences Tours Wednesdays 10:00am, BIOS, 17 Biological Lane, Ferry Reach, St. George’s Most Wednesdays, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences staff members lead free tours of the BIOS campus and facilities. Tour groups explore the laboratories and meet some of their scientists and students. When the R/V Bank of Bermuda Atlantic Explorer is at dock, groups may get the chance to see this 168-foot ocean research vessel. Guides begin the tour with a summary of BIOS’s history in Bermuda and an overview of their ongoing research and education projects. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes. Info: Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, tel 441 297 1880 ext 0 or 204 or www.bios.edu Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute TOURS Tuesdays, 2:00pm - 3:30pm, BUEI, 40 Crow Lane, Pembroke Unlock your adventurous spirit! Let us guide you as you explore two floors of interactive exhibits. Visitors with disabilities: access is available throughout BUEI; a wheelchair is Continued on page 16
16 Calendar of Events available for those who request it Info: Adults: $12.50; seniors: $10.00; children 6-17 years: $6.00; children under 5 years free. Tel 441 292 7219 BERMUDA Lectures & Tours: Walks & Talks Tour Various Times and Locations Private and guided walking tours (no join-ups). Tours are led by a husband (former teacher) and wife (conservationist) team specialising in history, architecture, mystery, natural history and Bermuda culture. Walks are private, priced affordably and are ideally suited to active couples/families with children and also groups of up to 15 people. Walks can be, but are not restricted to, railway trails, beaches, parks/reserves as well as city tours of Hamilton and tours of the Royal Naval Dockyard. Talks can also be booked in advance for groups. Info: tours are priced by the hour—contact Tim Rogers tel 441 238 0344 Afternoon High Tea by Sweet P Wednesdays and Saturdays, The Bermuda Perfumery, Stewart Hall, Queen Street, Town of St. George Paula Hayward, Pastry Chef and Nicki O’Connell, proprietors of Sweet P, hosts Afternoon High Tea in the historic Stewart Hall, home of The Bermuda Perfumery. Cost for the Afternoon High Tea: $24.00 per person, which includes an assortment of freshly baked pastries and miniature cakes, scones, finger sandwiches and fresh fruit tarts, all served with Bermuda fruit preserves, Chantilly cream and local honey. Info: Cash only. Admission into The Bermuda Perfumery is free. Tel 441 747 2060 Gombey Saturdays in the Park Saturdays, Queen Elizabeth Park, (Queen Street entrance), City of Hamilton Don’t miss a lively welcome by the City of Hamilton’s Town Crier followed by an electrifying Gombey performance in Queen Elizabeth Park (formerly Par-la-Ville Park). Enjoy island Calypso tunes on the steel pan before watching Bermuda’s dynamic Gombey dancers. Live Entertainment: 12 noon – 12:40pm, Gombey Performance: 12:40pm – 1:00pm Info: Free. Tel 441 292 0023 Saturday Movies at the Bermuda National Library Saturdays, 11:00am & 2:00pm, Bermuda National Library, ‘Par-la-Ville’, 13 Queen Street, City of Hamilton
The Bermuda CrafT markeT aT dOCkYard
Located in the old Cooperage Building, the Bermuda Craft Market is home to a group of talented crafters creating beautiful hand made Bermudian souvenirs. It is not uncommon to find the crafters at their tables demonstrating their particular craft and eager to chat. We invite you to browse the market for that special souvenir for yourself or a friend . Amongst the crafts on display and for sale are candles, Bermuda cedar, notecards, ceramics, Christmas decorations, Banana leaf dolls, sand sculpture, jewellery in many forms, wearable art , needlework, quilting, seaglass art, soaps, Antique books and prints, reproducations. Bermuda maps and more. For your convenience we also carry a range of Bermuda themed foods from honey, jam, pepper jams , cookies and rum cakes. We also carry bottled water and sodas. Postage stamps and transport tokens also available. Opening Times … November through march 10am - 5pm, april through October 9am - 6pm or 8pm for overnight cruise passengers, 7-days a week.
The Bermuda CrafT markeT Tel: (441) 234-3208
4 Freeport Road, Dockyard MA 01 Fax: (441) 234-3327 E-Mail: email@example.com
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Every Saturday the Adult Services of the Bermuda National Library features a selected motion picture movie. This is a free service for the public, courtesy the Bermuda National Library and Leisure Time. Check with Adult Services for the current week’s selected movie. Movies shown are usually rated between G and PG-13. Info: Free, Adult Services, Bermuda National Library, tel 441 295 2905
ART IN THE COMMUNITY Bermuda National Gallery Monday - Saturday, Bermuda National Gallery, 1st Floor, City Hall & Arts Centre, 17 Church Street, City of Hamilton The Bermuda Biennial Exhibition The Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Bermuda Art, sponsored by Bacardi Limited, features 21 artists whose work was juried by international curators Naomi Beckwith and Christopher Cozier. Impressions of Bermuda: The David L. White Gift to the Bermuda National Gallery This exhibition celebrates the recent gift of 51 paintings, a most significant contribution to the Bermuda Collection, representing the vision of David L. White, OBE, Chairman Emeritus, Trustee and ambassador for the arts. With a discerning eye, he acquired a comprehensive collection that includes works by important American impressionist artists who visited and painted Bermuda. On display are 46 of the total 77 works of art donated by Mr. White since the museum opened in 1992: “Throughout the last twenty-five years of collecting, I have never thought of these works as belonging to me. I have always known that at some time they would have to be available to all Bermudians.” Thursday Tours @ 10:30am Weekly tours of the BNG take place each Thursday at 10:30 am and admission is FREE. A team of docents (gallery tour guides) are professionally trained for each exhibition at the BNG. Tours on other days or for special groups may be prearranged. Please use the contact form to send an e-mail Dany Pen or call 295-9428. Info & Admission: Free, tel 441 295 9428, email firstname.lastname@example.org or web www.bng.bm Gallery hours: Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm; Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm; closed Sunday. Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art: “Fantasy Island” Exhibit October 12 - 31, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Botanical Gardens, Paget A special art exhibit in the Rick Faries Gallery with works from the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art’s permanent collection. The Museum is wheelchair accessible with ramps and an elevator. Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm; Sundays 11:00am – 4:30pm Info: $5.00; free for members and children under 12 years. Tel 441 236 2950 or www. bermudamasterworks.com 5th Annual Charman Prize Exhibition October 13 - 31, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Botanical Gardens, Paget Come and see the diverse range of artistic expression that our local artists have contributed to the 2012 Charman Prize Competition. Established in 2008 with the opening of the new Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, the Charman Prize is an Continued on page 18
MASTERWORKS MUSEUM & HOMER CAFE HOURS ARROWROOT GIFT SHOP
Serving a full selection of breakfast and lunch items, and even a traditional Afternoon Tea on Sundays, as well as made up Picnic baskets for lunch in the park. There is outdoor seating in the courtyard, and the cafe also gives full access to “Dobby’s Hideaway”, the lounge below. Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm Sunday 11:30am – 4:30pm Afternoon Tea served on Sundays 2pm – 4pm
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annual art prize competition for local artists in Bermuda. Sponsor and patron of the Charman Prize is John Charman, the CEO and President of Axis Capital Holdings, a local businessman and art collector who stated, “I believe that a nation lacking a vibrant art community is a nation missing a critical part of its soul”. The Museum is wheelchair accessible with ramps and an elevator. All artists’ entries are on display. Winners to be announced. Opening Night: October 12 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm; Sundays 11:00am – 4:30pm Info: Admission: $5.00; free for members and children under 12 years. Tel 441 236 2950 or www.bermudamasterworks.com
SPORTS Argo Group Gold Cup (Yacht Match Racing) 2012 October 2 - 7, Racing in Hamilton Harbour The King Edward VII Gold Cup is the oldest match-racing trophy for competition involving One Design yachts. Past participants include America’s Cup top skippers and world-class teams. RBYC restaurant and bar facilities are open to the public during this regatta. The Argo Group Gold Cup stands as the 8th and penultimate stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour where the teams compete for the ISAF Match Racing World Championship. Info: Tel 441 294 6716 or www.rbyc.bm and www.bermudagoldcup.com 22nd Annual Round the Sound Swimathon October 14, 10:00am - 12:15pm, Harrington Sound, Hamilton Parish Open water swimmers compete at various distances (10K, 7.25K, 4K, 2K and 0.8K) in the beautiful waters of Harrington Sound. Fun social events are a part of this great weekend in paradise. All off-island participants must register with Aqua Moon Adventures. For schedule and category information please visit www.aquamoonadventures.com Info: Patty Hill, tel 441 238 0652 or 441 704 2843 or visit www.roundthesound.bm 16th Annual Breast Cancer Fun Walk October 17, 6:00pm, Barr’s Bay Park, Pitt’s Bay Road, City of Hamilton Come walk with us in the 16th Annual Breast Cancer Fun Walk and show your support for all the men and women with breast cancer. Funds raised from this year’s walk go towards upgrading the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s diagnostic equipment and patient support services. Walk starts: 6:00pm, Rain date: October 22 Info: Deborah Titterton Narraway, tel 441 236 1001 or website www.chc.bm Bermuda Corporate Games October 25 - 28, Island wide The Bermuda Corporate Games is the ultimate combination of sport, business and tourism, with teams pitting themselves against others in a spirit of friendly competition, providing the opportunity for companies to invest in their employees, to build company morale, confidence and loyalty, while promoting their corporate brand. What’s Your Sport? We hope you will join us for handshakes and high fives this October! Get Fit For Business! Info: Full sports summaries, entry fees, registration and socials: www. bermudacorporategames.com, tel 441 232 9999 International One Design World Championships 2012 Racing in the Great Sound October 28 - 31, Round the Sound Bermuda is the host of the World Championship this month and 2012 is also the 75th anniversary of the IOD Class in Bermuda. Fourteen boats are available and we expect participation from all the other fleets around the world...everyone enjoys the chance to sail in Bermuda and competition for the available spots will be intense. Info: Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, tel 441 294 6716 or website www.iodfleet.bm
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KICK START YOUR METABOLISM AT FITNESS BAY RESORT Fitness Bay Resort is Bermuda’s first results oriented weight loss program. Enjoy hiking, stimulating cardio, core strength classes, amazing low calorie nutritious cuisine and practical education to help you succeed. Choose from week, weekend, and full & half day programs. Hiking and cycling tours also available! Info: Tel 441 232 2348, email email@example.com, www.fitnessbayresort.com, facebook FitnessBayResortBermuda
ENTERTAINMENT Flanagans & Outback Sports Bar Weekly Entertainment, Front Street, Hamilton Info: Tel 441 295 8299, www.flanagans.bm Swizzle Inn Baileys Bay & SOUTH SHORE Weekly Entertainment, 3 Blue Hole Hill Info: Tel 441 293 1854 Weekly Events, 87 South Shore, Warwick Info: Tel 441 236 7459 Frog & Onion Pub Live Island Music Weekly Entertainment, Royal Naval Dockyard Info: Tel 441 232 0571 BONER BAR - BONEFISH BAR & GRILL Weekly Entertainment, Royal Naval Dockyard Info: Tel 441 234 5151 or www.bonefish.bm ‘Death By Disco’ Dinner, Disco and Drama Mondays & Thursdays, 7:30pm, Shine’s House of Music, 91 Reid Street, City of Hamilton Info: Tel 441 293 9092 Chewstick Foundation’s Lounge Night with DJ Aden Beats and Playbwoys DJ Cheeky Fridays, 5:30pm - 12amThe Chewstick Neo-Griot Lounge & Café, Corner of Court and Elliott Streets, City of Hamilton Enjoy your happy hour and evening at The Chewstick Neo-Griot Lounge & Café. Come early, stay late and chill with ‘The Chewstick’ family. Info: The Chewstick Foundation, tel 441 292 2439 or website www.chewstick.org Lemon Tree Cafe - Happy Hour Fridays, 5:00pm - 9:00pm, 7 Queen Street, City of Hamilton Info: Free. Tel 441 292 0235 VICTORIA GRILL “RUM BAR” Happy Hour Fridays, 29 Victoria Street, City of Hamilton Info: Tel 441 296 5050 Movies at the Bermuda National Library Saturdays, 11:00am - 2:00pm, Bermuda National Library, ‘Par-la-Ville’, 13 Queen Street, City of Hamilton Info: Tel 441 295 2905 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Chewstick Foundation’s Legendary Open-Mic Jam Session Sundays from 8:00pm – 1:00am, The Chewstick Neo-Griot Lounge & Café, Corner of Court and Elliott Streets, City of Hamilton Info: Tel 441 292 2439 or website www.chewstick.org
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Continental CAFE AND BAR
16 Burnaby Street, City of Hamilton, 441 292 3284 Continental Cafe and Bar is a perfect place to stop off for breakfast, lunch or even a happy hour drink, featuring an outdoor patio on busy Burnaby Streeet and an indoor classic cafe style restaurant specializing in delicious drinks, soups, salads, sandwiches and paninis. We suggest you stop by for a... Reuben sandwich
Hot Pastrami with melted swiss and sauerkraut on dark rye bread, choice of mustard or Russian dressing and served with a pickle. Mango swizzle
Bacardi Orange Rum, Oakheart Bacardi Rum, Passion Fruit Liquor, Orange, Pineapple and Mango Juice, Mango Puree, dash of bitters. Monday to Friday
Open 10:00am - 11:00pm Breakfast 8:00am - 11:00am Lunch 11:00am - 4:30pm Saturdays
Breakfast 8:00am - 11:00am Lunch 11:00am - 3:00pm Haqppy Hour
Monday & Fridays 3:30pm - 6:30pm
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Dr. Troy Tweed, Chinese Healing Arts Ltd.
MINI HEALTH & BEAUTY DIRECTORY DERMATOLOGY & SKIN CARE CENTER Sea Venture Building, 19 Parliament Street, Hamilton Our advanced centre offers anti-aging treatments as well as: Thermage, Face lift Treatments, Botox, Lunchtime Peels, Acne Treatments, Facials, Vein Treatments, Massage, Waxing & Eyelash Perm. Dr. Alexander C. Romeo, Ms. Willi Lawrence R.N., Leanda Wallis-Heeb Complimentary Consultation: Ms. Lawrence at 441 295 9963 ELAN CLINIC The Mount, Penthouse Level. 10 Cavendish Road, Pembroke The Élan Clinic offers you excellence and value in highly personalized medspa services. Start now, and get that beach body you have always wanted! Info: 441 296 7439 or 441 295 8529, email@example.com CHINESE HEALING ARTS Ltd. 71 Middle Road, Warwick Dr. Troy Tweed is a licensed Acupuncturist and a Thai Chi Instructor. He treats weight problems, low energy, emotional health, sports injuries, allergies, stress, depression, headaches and migraines. Info: 441 236 4000 27th CENTURY BEAUTY SALON 92 Reid Street, Hamilton The Beauty Salon offers manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails, eyebrow waxing and threading, braiding and all other hair services. Info: 441 292 2628 FITNESS BAY RESORT Fitness Bay Resort is Bermuda’s first results oriented weight loss program. Enjoy hiking, stimulating cardio, core strength classes, amazing low calorie nutritious cuisine and practical education to help you succeed. Choose from week, weekend, and full & half day programs. Info: 441 232 2348, www.fitnessbayresort.com, Facebook: FitnessBayResortBermuda
Taijiquan • Training • Health Products • Teas Hobby Store • Toys • Professional acupuncture
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The Facelift of the Future By Willi Lawrence, Dermatology & Skin Care Center
Thermage... This FDA approved procedure is now one of the most popular anti aging treatments being used today. This is accomplished by using controlled radio frequency energy to tighten tissue and increase Collagen production. With aging, Collagen production slows so skin becomes loose and saggy causing wrinkles and fine lines to develop. Unlike lasers Thermage works on all skin types so patients with darker skin can be treated. Also known as the Thermalift procedure, patients no longer need to take time off in order to define their jaw line, lift their eyebrows, tighten their neck and reduce wrinkles around their cheeks and mouth. We are the only skin care clinic that offers this physician- only treatment in Bermuda performed by a registered nurse. The machine is only purchased through a plastic surgeon or dermatologist office. We are proud to introduce the latest treatment tips that are larger, faster and more effective than before. The treatment session can range from 30 to 90 minutes depending on the site being treated. Thermage for men is becoming the trend for basically the same reasons that women are attracted to Thermage. There is no downtime and the results are very natural. In todays job market there is so much competition especially for high level professionals that a youthful look is becoming as important to men as it is for women. As the word gets out we will see more men taking advantage of this skin tightening opportunity. Thermage is the only non-invasive procedure that can lift sagging eyebrows, increase prominence of the cheekbones, re-define the jaw line and improve appearance of saggy necks in a single session that can last for years. No surgery, no needles, no downtime! Call Ms. Lawrence for a free consultation to see if you are a candidate 441 295 9963.
DERMATOLOGY & SKIN CARE CENTER Thermage Liquid Facelift Treatments IPL/Laser Hair Removal Botox Restylane/Juvederm Lunchtime Peels Microdermadbrasion Acne Treatments Facials Vein Treatments Massage Waxing Eyelash Perm Call Ms. Lawrence at 295-9963 for free consultation Sea Venture Building 19 Parliament Street, Hamilton Dr. Alexander C. Romeo M.D. | Ms Willi Lawrence R.N. | Leanda Wallis-Heeb
CHARMAN PRIZE 2012
By Nicole Simons, Marketing & Communications The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art October will see the opening of the 5th annual Charman Prize at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. Established in 2008, the Charman Prize in an annual art prize competition for local artists based in Bermuda. Sponsor and patron of the Charman Prize is Mr John Charman, the CEO and president of Axis Capital Holdings, a local businessman and an art collector: “It is with great pleasure that I sponsor the 5th annual Charman Prize competition. My philanthropic pursuit is driven by a desire to build a platform for our community’s artistic expression. A community without a common space to exhibit art is similar to crafting a ship without a body of water to launch it into and float upon.” The intention of the Charman Prize is to exhibit artwork inspired by Bermuda and to honour and support artists in the creation of their artwork. Along with displaying the extraordinary range of artistic talent that exists within the community, the competition awards prizes to confer tangible recognition of excellence to the worthy recipients. The entries are displayed in the Butterfield Family Gallery and in this way, Masterworks recognises the significant contribution that Bermuda’s contemporary artists make to the community. In the past five years since its inception, the Charman Prize has become a wellestablished highlight of the annual art calendar in Bermuda. Says John Charman: “As Masterworks celebrates their twenty-fifth anniversary of repatriating artwork inspired by Bermuda, I applaud their collective determination to provide Bermuda with significant heirlooms that provide future generations with windows into the past. In our 5th year of the Charman Prize, we can see Bermuda’s soul mirrored in Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art” Artwork in the 2012 Charman Prize competition is judged by a panel of experts on four criteria points falling under the theme “Bermuda Inspiration’s: Artwork inspired by Bermuda, that through the artist vision we can see Bermuda with a fresh eye.” This years three judges are Doina Popescu, director of the Ryerson Image Centre, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario; Betty Krulik, appraiser and private dealer in 19th – and early 20th century American art; and John Slavin, professional conservator. The four judging criteria points are: design and composition – fine use of the principles and elements of design and composition; use of material – technical mastery and skill in a chosen medium; distinctive and convincing style – a highly developed quality of creativity and originality; and source of inspiration – a clear intent and vision. The grand-prize-winning artist wins $10,000 for the artwork that embodies an outstanding example of the judging criteria. Four prizes of $2,500 are awarded for artworks that are outstanding examples of each of the four criteria, and 12 honourable mention prizes of $100 are awarded for notable artworks that embody strong elements of each of the four criteria. Previous grand-prize winners include Kathy Harriot in 2008, Graham Foster in 2009, Sabrina Alexandria Powell in 2010, and Andrew Stevenson in 2011. Their works now form part of the permanent Masterwork’s Bermudiana Collection. All works on display in the competition (apart from the grand prize winner) will be for sale. The Charman Prize will open on Friday, October 12, from 5:30 – 8:30pm. The awards ceremony will begin at 6:30pm. This is open to the general public. The show will be displayed in the Butterfield Family Gallery until January 3rd. The museum is open Monday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm, Sunday 11am – 4:30pm. Admission $5, free for members and children under 12. For more information please contact Robyn De Silva on 299-4000
In the Arts 25 ANTHONY PETTit By appointment only Bermuda Fine Art, Antique Maps, Books, Prints and Ephemera. Info: 441 292 2482 www.anthonypettit.com BERMUDA ARTS CENTRE AT DOCKYARD Royal Naval Dockyard Fostering an appreciation and understanding of the Arts since 1984. Info: Free, 441 234 2809 Monday-Sunday 10am-5pm www.artbermuda.bm BERMUDA NATIONAL GALLERY City Hall & Arts Centre, Church Street, Hamilton (Upstairs) Exhibitions change throughout the year and are supported by a variety of interesting lectures, films, and events. Info: Free, 441 295 9428 Monday-Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-2pm, www.bng.bm BERMUDA SOCIETY OF ARTS City Hall & Arts Centre, Hamilton Exhibitions change regularly. Info: Free, 441 292 3824 www.bsoa.bm, Monday -Friday, 10am-4pm, Saturdays, 10am-2pm CRISSON AND HIND FINE ART GALLERY Crisson Building, 2nd Floor A large collection of life like sculptures that are hand carved from hard stones by Master Shona Fine Artists of Zimbabwe. Info: Free, 441 295 1117 Masterworks MUSEUM of Bermuda Art Botanical Gardens, Paget This Year Masterworks celebrates it’s 25th anniversary. Info: $5, free for members and children under 12, tel 441 236 2950, Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm, Sundays 11:00am-4:30pm www.bermudamasterworks.com WINDJAMMER II ART GALLERY AT THE FAIRMONT Fairmont Hamilton Princess, Pitts Bay Road, Hamilton Stop by the Windjammer II and catch one of the resident artists painting. Info: Free, 441 295 1783 Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm www.windjammer2.com DNA Creative Shoppe 21 Elliott Street, Mezzanine Level, Hamilton Bermuda’s only online and brick & mortar art supplies store. Info: 441 747 5399, Monday-Saturday, 11am-7pm www.dnashoppe.biz
Monday-Saturday | 10:00am - 4:00pm Sunday 11:00am – 4:30pm museum is accessible with ramps and an elevator.
The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is home to an impressive collection of over 1,200 pieces of Bermuda inspired art; some by such famous names as Georgia O’Keeffe, Winslow Homer and Albert Gleizes. The museum shop sells prints and original local art, a perfect keepsake to take home! To learn about Bermuda’s culture and history there is no better stop on your vacation itinerary.
Located in the beautiful Botanical Gardens, five minutes from Hamilton, the museum is on three major bus routes (1,2 & 7) and is clearly signposted from all entrances.
at masterworks Hours of operation
Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm Sunday, 11:00am - 4:30pm afternoon tea
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sandwiches, paninis, salads, quiche, soup, hot lunches, baked goods, specialty coffees, afternoon tea and even picnic baskets to go! serviced by
we also offer a range of bakery products that are gluten free
the month By Candice E. Dickinson
Andrew Stevenson Author, Film-maker & Conservationist Andrew Stevenson, a Canadian / Bermudian, has spent his life globetrotting. Growing up as a child he spent time in places such as Hong Kong, India, Kenya, Scotland, Malaysia and Singapore. His studies took him to France, Canada and Norway. After his studies and some time spent working as an international economist for two Canadian Banks, Andrew joined the United Nations Development Program and was assigned to the offices in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa, where he remained for two years, he then obtained his pilots license and started a safari company in the Selous Game Reserve where he stayed for three more years. Upon his return to North America, Andrew became a financial advisor and worked as a consultant in international development for the Canadian, Norwegian and Swedish governments while traveling through Africa and Asia. Today Andrew has settled down in Bermuda with his wife and two daughters. He spends his time writing and researching whales. Last year you won the 2011 Charman Prize at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art with your film called ‘Where the Whales Sing’. Please tell us what inspired this project, how long you worked on it and how you decided to have your six year old daughter narrate? I had spent several years travelling and writing about my travels. When my first daughter Elsa was born I didn’t feel like travelling any more. As the stay-at-home father, I was walking on the beach with Elsa when she was three when we saw a whale breach, she asked me, “What’s that, daddy?” I replied, “A whale.” She asked, “Why does it do that?” I didn’t know. A quick research on the Internet and I realized that I was looking at a golden opportunity to document the humpbacks. The biggest adventure, besides being a father, was right on my doorstep. I had made a film about the Himalayas which had won international awards in the UK and USA and I thought I would make another film, about the humpbacks. I gave myself three years to complete the film. To make the challenge more daunting, I decided to film the whales underwater. There were a few that told me this would be next to impossible and at the end of the first season, I thought they were right.
In the Arts 27 Elsa was the inspiration for the project and right from the beginning, I hoped that Elsa, at six, would be able to narrate the film, however it unfolded. Despite Somers, my youngest daughter, arriving on the scene half-way through the making of the film, I completed it on time and on budget. It has been subtitled now in four languages - Spanish, Arabic, Korean and Italian. One of the highlights of my life was winning an award for my film at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival. Another recent highlight has been watching “Where the Whales Sing” on the small screen - on Air Canada. You have also completed an illustrated book of 36,000 words and 300 photographs based on the Humpback Whale Film and Research Project, please tell us a little more about this project. After completing the film, the UK publishers of two of my books on the Himalayas, asked me if I would be interested in doing an illustrated book on the whales. I wanted to wait another three years but they were keen to publish immediately. In the end I agreed and wrote the book in six weeks. It took two months to assemble the photographs from tens of thousands I had collected over the previous five years. The book was published last November in both the UK and USA. Please tell us about the two children’s books you have written, ‘The Turtle Who Ate a Balloon’ and ‘The Adventures of Bermuda’s Toad with One Eye’. Continued on page 28
Bacardi Limited Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Bermuda Art Impressions of Bermuda: The David L. White Gift to Bermuda National Gallery
City Hall & Arts Centre Church Street, Hamilton Free Admission
Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm Saturdays 10am - 2pm www.bng.bm
In the Arts Andrew Stevenson Author, Film-maker & Conservationist - Continued... Particularly, what inspired you to write them and will there be more children’s books?
Again, having a young daughter was the inspiration for writing these books. I’ve always been interested in nature and conservation and having worked with Peter Woolcock on our “Family Man” articles for the RG Magazine, we decided to work together on these children’s’ books. Elsa had heard the story in different drafts so many times that when I brought home the rough copy of the final book she leafed through it and although she was still too young to read at three, she recited the story almost word for word from memory. I have just completed a Young Adult fictional account of my work with the whales. Now the hard part - finding a publisher. With all of your travels and accomplishments in life, one can only imagine that you must have another big project in the works. If so, would you mind telling us a little about it? I have to admit that the whales are compelling subjects. I would like to continue my research with the whales for another three years. One of my goals is to increase my data base of individual whale fluke IDs made in Bermuda. When you consider that the total inventory of whale fluke IDs from Bermuda over the previous 40 years before I started filming the whales, was 145, that target might seem unattainable. The first year I obtained 15 fluke IDs. This year I identified 208 individual whales and we have now identified well over 600 individual whales in Bermuda waters. If I can make this over 1,000 we will have one of, if not the largest, data base of whale fluke IDs from a single location anywhere Stop by Bermuda’s newest art in the world. We are already seeing some gallery and watch painters as very, very interesting patterns emerging. they create beautiful Bermuda Without Bermuda as a platform, we would paintings. Browse art and local have to collect this mid-ocean data on the artistic gift ideas. pelagic social behavior of humpbacks from an ocean-going ship. This data is providing THE FAIRMONT HAMILTON us with an unprecedented window into the PRINCESS HOTEL 76 PITT'S BAY ROAD, PEMBROKE complexities of the humpbacks lives and I TEL 441 295 1783 find it fascinating.
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Magnificent works handcarved in rare stones by the Shona Master Fine Artists of Zimbabwe. Exquisite animals, wonderful heads, and intriguing abstracts. 2nd Floor, Crisson Building, 71 Front street, Hamilton (The yellow building next to the Emporium) Phone 441-295-1117
IN & ON THE WATER ANA LUNA ADVENTURES Capt. Nathan, Grotto Bay Beach Resort 441 504 3780 www.analunaadventures.com Experience the Scenic and Historic Sights of Bermudas Eastern end in Grand Fashion aboard ‘Ana Luna’ a 45’ Luxury Catamaran. Ana Luna offers both private cruises for half or full day in e l th addition to regularly scheduled departures for “Sai ea S r” Snorkeling (Tuesday and Thursday 1 to 5 pm ) and Sunset Cruise (Tuesday and Thursday 5:45 Love to 8:45 pm ) and Gloworms Viewing (2 and 3 days after full moon ). Ana Luna offers an Extensive Wine and Beer selection and can arrange for catered ‘Ana BQ’ meals served aboard at Anchor in some Pretty Cute Spots... Sail Away to Experience Bermudas Scenic 45’ Luxury Catamaran and Historic East End.. Snorkel & Sunset & Glo Worm Cruises •Sail & Snorkel & Swim Private Cruises up to 28 Guests •Sunset Circumnavagation & Historic Come One and All Excursions Sights of St Georges Sailing From Grotto Bay Resort •Sun Day Fun Day !! •Biolumenecent Glo Worms Captain nathan @ 441 504 3780 •Live Aboard for up to 3 couples anaLunaadventures.Com Be sure to visit our up-to-date website www.AnaLunaAdventures.com Come along for an Adventure and see why Ana Luna is termed the ‘Sea Lover’..!! AXIS ADRENALINE WATERSPORTS Call 441 537 1114 or visit www.axisbermuda.com “Go Play Outside” Experience Bermuda like never before with AXIS ADRENALINE PROJECTS, Bermudas newest luxury watersport provider. We provide the highest standard of performance for novice and advanced riders or skiers. Instructors boast more than 10 years experience and offer lessons in wake-boarding, wake-surfing, wake-skating and waterskiing. Combined with tubing and snorkeling, AXIS ADRENALINE caters to all ages! Our unique design allows comfortable seating for 10 to enjoy shoreline tours or access your own secluded beach for lunch, a perfect family outing! Whether it’s pushing your limits or just pushing pause, AXIS is your #1 choice. Island wide pick ups available. Blue Hole Water Sports Call 441 293 2915 or visit www.blueholewater.bm Grotto Bay Beach Resort If you’re looking for a fun day on the water let the friendly professional staff at Blue Hole Water Sports show you how. Bermuda is at its best when experienced from the water and there
IN & ON THE WATER 31 IN & ON THE WATER 31 is no better way to do that than in your own boat! We rent 13ft Boston Whalers (max 4 people) outfitted with steering consoles and bimini tops. Complimentary snorkel gear and coolers included. We are in close proximity to some lovely beaches and secluded islands. We also offer Sunfish Sail Boats, Windsurfers for the beginner and advanced and single and double Kayaks all at Bermuda’s best rates. BRIGHTSTAR II Call Oyster Point Yacht Charters 441 238 0116 or 441 238 SAIL or call Captain Brian W. Billings 441 535 7704 firstname.lastname@example.org www.oysterpointyachtcharters.com Welcome Aboard This luxurious Tayana 55ft. yacht is available for your office and private entertaining. Enjoy a sail or cruise on Bright Star II and have brunch, lunch, dinner or just cocktails aboard. Over night charters are also available. We can provide it all.
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CHELONIA AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE CHARTER 441 334 9771 email@example.com or www. cheloniabermuda.com Check us out on Facebook! Bermuda’s premier private charter catamaran, “Chelonia”, is a luxurious blue water cruising catamaran: the perfect choice for intimate getaways, corporate entertaining, and a spectacular way to spend time on the water with family and friends……. 43’ long and 25’ wide, “Chelonia” was built by award winning Voyage Yachts of Cape Town South Africa, and launched in 2000, specifically for charter in Bermuda. Beautifully maintained, she is the only catamaran in her class on the Island.Island wide pick ups available. Continued on page 32
MOTORBOATS • KAYAKS • SAILBOATS • WINDSURFERS
For the ultimate experience in, on or under the water. Come play with our water toys for all ages! Located at the Grotto Bay Beach Hotel. two minutes from the airport
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Meet the Challenger at Dolphin Quest DOLPHIN QUEST Call today 441 234 4464 or visit www.dolphinquest.com National Museum of Bermuda 15 The Keep, Sandys Feel the thrill of a lifetime as you touch, swim with and even kiss a dolphin! Let loose, laugh and have loads of fun swimming with dolphins in our tropical paradise. There are many programs and dolphin encounters designed just for you.
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SNORKEL PARK Call today 441 234 6989 Royal Naval Dockyard firstname.lastname@example.org www.snorkelparkbeach.com Snorkel Park Beach is the place to go for fun in the sun or under the stars. A limestone tunnel will lead you into a tropical oasis with a white sand beach, bar & restaurant and all the watersports you would want at one stunning location!
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HeritagE MATTERS by Dr. Edward Harris, MBE
Unsmokeable Sargassum weed clogs a bay within Ely’s Harbour in the far west of Bermuda.
A good year for weed It is common for a pile of it to wash up once a year for a relatively short period, but we have never in recent memory had so much of it for so long and seen such huge mats or lines of it from the air.—Tanya Clovis-Howie, August 2011, Sargassum at Tobago. The Sargasso Sea is geographically exceptional as is created, sustained and contained, not by the shorelines of countries or continents, but by four of the great currents of the North Atlantic, the only land within its oceanic limits being Bermuda. That containment in 2011 was interrupted, perhaps by hurricanes, so that from West Africa to Aruba, it was a very good year for weed—Sargassum, that is—though it might also have been a good one for the vernacular type. Moving clockwise, or westward, at the bottom of the Sargasso Sea, at six o’clock, the North Equatorial Current starts the ovoid trend of water around the North Atlantic. That feeds into the Antilles Current that joins the Gulf Stream around nine o’clock, which, being
Bermuda lies in the northwest quadrant of the Sargasso Sea in the North Atlantic.
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In days of old in Bermuda, Sargassum was referred to as ‘Gulf Stream seaweed’.
the mightiest stream in the world (without river banks) sends the water to twelve o’clock, where it is picked up by the North Atlantic Drift, flowing eastwards towards the Old World. From two o’clock or so, the Canary Current enters the race and carries the water downwards through three to six o’clock, to complete the circle by meeting with the North Equatorial Current. Those monumental eddies form the edge of a massive mixing bowl, or gyre, within which the Sargasso Sea is formed, an often quiet arena for the growth of its signature weed, Sargassum, which reached the shores of Bermuda in great quantities in 2011, the only dry land within that ocean within an ocean. The weed, according to biologists, is a plant-motel for many types of animal life; it is the nursery for many fish and other marine creatures and in addition makes a great fertilizer. In days gone by, Bermudians harvested a lot of Sargassum from the shoals of weed that came ashore in the late autumn and early winter. In 2011, as reported in the West Indies and elsewhere, there has been, for reasons unknown, a bumper crop of weed. The rotting weed in the sea, if stuck in a bay or harbour, gives off hydrogen sulphide, causing one elite hotel in the West Indies to close for a month in the summer of 2011. Of late, the Bermuda Government and a coalition of organizations have formed the ‘Bermuda Alliance for the Sargasso Sea’ to promote the protection of the great natural heritage of that sea. Some perhaps would like to see that ‘ocean with an ocean’ declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO: it is a worthy such cause. Sargassum weed is a part of the heritage of Bermuda, predating human occupation by many thousands of years. Unlike the cultural heritage, some of which is going bad on the vine, perhaps it is time to return to the old tradition of leaving this heritage to rot on the beaches, to do its own thing for the betterment of dune ecology, and to return to the annual ritual of harvesting it to make better Bermuda bananas, Farmers spread Sargassum weed on their to say nothing of onions, cedars and gardens, from Graham Foster’s great mural at palmettos. the National Museum.
DO YOU KNOW…
by Horst Augustinovic
…that per mile, the Bermuda Railway was the most expensive railway ever built? – Part 2 The Hamilton-Somerset section was completed first, the maiden voyage taking place on Hallowe’en in 1931, when 150 local dignitaries, including the Governor, boarded the train in Hamilton for a trip to Somerset. On an upgrade, the train stalled and half the passengers had to walk up the hill – the beginning of a rather checkered career! When the Hamilton – St. George’s section was completed in December 1931, costs had reached £1 million, making it the most expensive railway, per mile, ever built. At 2.5 miles per year, the rate of construction was also the slowest ever achieved. During World War II, Bermuda’s railway was heavily used for both passenger and material transport, especially during the building of the U.S. Naval Base. During 1945 alone, 1,600,000 passengers travelled on the railway – the peak usage of the system – and still the company did not show a profit. Without proper maintenance and replacement of rolling stock, concern soon mounted as to the safety of the entire system, especially the wooden trestle bridges, which were showing signs of rot. While the restricted use of motor vehicles by the various armed forces was permitted during the war, many Bermudians pressed for the general use of motor cars once hostilities terminated in 1945. Anticipating a great reduction in traffic and faced with massive repair bills, the privately-owned Bermuda Railway Company sold out to the Bermuda Government in January 1946 for £115,000. During 1947 the passenger count fell to 662,000. Rather than spend the estimated $850,000 on repairs, the Government decided to sell the Bermuda railway – lock, stock and barrel – to the Government of British Guiana. On 31 December 1947, the last train left for Somerset and dismantling began. Eight months later, the Bermuda Railway, having carried 14 million passengers in its 17-year history, sailed for British Guiana, where it continued to operate between Georgetown and New Amsterdam. Meanwhile, Bermuda fell under the spell of the motor car and despite the assurances of the proponents of private cars that they would never number more than 500, there are now around 25,000 private cars on Bermuda’s 20.5 square miles. And as the population
The Bermuda Railway made up for any shortcomings by providing passengers the most spectacular vistas of Bermuda. Here, the train is seen on a trestle at Bailey’s Bay.
IN & ON THE WATER 37 HERITAGE DO YOU MATTERS KNOW 37 has increased to some 68,000, the total number of vehicles, including motorized cycles, has reached well over 50,000! All that is left of the Bermuda Railway now is the Railway Trail – a scenic right-of-way for both visitors and Bermudians to enjoy and remind us of the “good old days”. More information about the Bermuda Railway can be found in Colin Pomeroy’s ‘The Bermuda Railway. Gone – But Not Forgotten!” available in Bermuda book stores. – Email comments to: email@example.com One of the six 20-ton 120 horse power petrolengined passenger cars on Front Street. Seating capacity was for 16 first class and 26 second class passengers. This postcard was published by the Photogelatine Engraving Co. of Ottawa.
A later model 29-ton 300 horse power passenger car is shown on this postcard published by Walter Rutherford and A.J. Gorham. There are no cars or trucks on the road, just horseand-carriages, some pushbikes and the ‘Queen of Bermuda’ at the dock on Front Street.
This early aerial colour photograph of Hamilton by Walter Rutherford shows a Bermuda Railway passenger car on Front Street, next to the freight shed. At that time most freight was still brought to Bermuda on sailing vessels.
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THE PGA GRAND SLAM OF GOLF NO TRICKS, JUST THE TOUGHEST TICKET IN THE GAME By Bob Denney
The elite foursome in golf gathers as the fall island breezes caress Bermuda, a just reward for having succeeded where others have failed – a major championship. Four events set between April and August, like imposing concrete markers, have guided this foursome representing the game’s premier performers. Established in 1979, the PGA Grand Slam of Golf is a two-day, 36-hole showdown matching professional golf ’s best against each other for a $1.35 million purse. They play in front of a television audience of more than 100 countries. The ticket to stepping on the tee is simply the most difficult in the sport. In bridge, a “grand slam” is winning all of the 13 tricks in a deal. In golf, if you win one of an honored quartet of competitions – no tricks – you have defined a career. But, what a hand a golfer is dealt throughout a season! It is a roll of the dice that demands only the best may apply. Can you navigate the slick nuances of Augusta National’s greens in April? Can you battle par through the narrow chutes and demands of a U.S. Open venue in June? Are you up to a July journey across the Atlantic to face uncertain bounces and ever-changing weather of an Open Chamiponship? Or, try your grip in the heat of August while shaping shots against the perennially strongest field of the year at a PGA Championship. If you can keep your wits about you, steady yourself and keep your chin up, you just may step to the tee and contend for the crystal Champion of Champions honor. Sixtyeight players, many of them among the legendary performers in the game, have competed in a PGA Grand Slam of Golf. The 30th edition of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf makes its sixth visit to the island of Bermuda, following successful appearances at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton Parish. The 2007 and 2008 competitions were held at the island’s Mid Ocean Club. Port Royal Golf Course was deemed by the late architect Robert Trent Jones Sr. as his finest work outside of the United States. A public layout that opened for play in 1970, Port Royal Golf Course underwent a $13.7 million renovation that extended the layout 281 yards to 6,842 yards. The PGA Grand Slam of Golf is hosted by the Bermuda Department of Tourism and the Fairmont Southampton. The PGA Grand Slam of Golf has been contested over many of the nation’s finest golf courses in an annual showcase of golfing greats, such as Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Greg Norman, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods and Ernie Els, and on to many of the newest constellation of stars – Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Louis Oosthuizen and Keegan Bradley. Continued on page 40
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TNT is a part of Turner Broadcasting System and has broadcast the PGA Grand Slam of Golf since 1991. TNT has a U.S. audience of 88.9 million homes during its special prime-time telecast. The foursome on the tee in Bermuda are members of the most exclusive club in all of sports. Forgive them if they pause a moment longer taking in those breezes on the first tee. They have earned the trip. Bob Denney is The PGA of America’s Senior Association Writer
PGA Grand Slam of Golf Results Through the Years
Oak Hill CC, Rochester, N.Y.
Gary Player (73), Andy North (73), Jack Nicklaus (77), John Mahaffey (77)
Hazeltine National GC, Chaska, Minn.
Lanny Wadkins (71), Hale Irwin (73), David Graham (74), Fuzzy Zoeller (74)
Breakers West GC, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Lee Trevino (68), Tom Watson (71), Jack Nicklaus (72), Seve Ballesteros(75)
PGA National, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Kemper Lakes GC, Hawthorn Woods, Ill.
Greg Norman (70), Fuzzy Zoeller (72), Jack Nicklaus (75), Bob Tway (75)
Kemper Lakes GC, Hawthorn Woods, Ill.
Larry Nelson (69), Larry Mize (70), Scott Simpson (70), Greg Norman (73)
Kemper Lakes GC, Hawthorn Woods, Ill.
Curtis Strange (73), Craig Stadler (75), Ian Baker-Finch (76), Greg Norman (no score)
Kemper Lakes GC, Hawthorn Woods, Ill.
Andy North (70), Craig Stadler (74), Payne Stewart (75), Curtis Strange (WD)
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Kauai Lagoons Resort, Kauai, Hawaii
Ian Woosnam (69-66–135), Ian Baker-Finch (68-71–139), Payne Stewart (70-71–141), John Daly (73-70–143)
PGA West, La Quinta, Calif.
Nick Price* (70-67–137), Tom Kite (75-62–137), Fred Couples (71-71–142), Nick Faldo (72-71–143)
PGA West, La Quinta, Calif.
Greg Norman (71-74–145), Paul Azinger (75-72–147), Lee Janzen (74-74–148), Bernhard Langer (78-70–148)
Poipu Bay Resort GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Greg Norman (70-66–136), Nick Price (70-69–139), Ernie Els (72-71-143), José Maria Olazábal (74-70–144)
Poipu Bay Resort GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Ben Crenshaw (72-68–140), Steve Elkington (71-70–141), Corey Pavin (71-70–141), John Daly (75-73–148)
Poipu Bay Resort GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Tom Lehman (68-66–134), Steve Jones (70-66–136), Nick Faldo (67-72–139), Mark Brooks (74-73–147)
Bill Rogers (71), David Graham (76), Larry Nelson (77), Tom Watson (78)
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Poipu Bay Resort GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Ernie Els (68-65–133), Tiger Woods (66-70–136), Davis Love III (71-67–138), Justin Leonard (77-72–149)+
Poipu Bay Resort GC, Kauai, Hawaii**
Championship: Tiger Woods def. Vijay Singh, 2-up Third Place: Lee Janzen def. Mark O’Meara, 1-up
Poipu Bay Resort GC, Kauai, Hawaii**
Championship: Tiger Woods def. Davis Love III, 3 and 2 Third Place: José Maria Olazábal def. Paul Lawrie, inj. Default
Poipu Bay GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Tiger Woods* (71-68–139), Vijay Singh (69-70–139), Tom Lehman (73-70–143), Paul Azinger (74-75–149)
Poipu Bay GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Tiger Woods (67-65–132), David Toms (68-67–135), Retief Goosen (66-71–138), David Duval (76-72–148)
Poipu Bay GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Tiger Woods (66-61–127#), Davis Love III (72-69–141), Justin Leonard (69-72–141), Rich Beem (72-73–145)
Poipu Bay GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Jim Furyk (67-68–135), Mike Weir (72-71–143), Shaun Micheel (75-70–145), Ben Curtis (73-73–146)
Poipu Bay GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Phil Mickelson (68-59##-127#), Vijay Singh (66-66-132), Retief Goosen (65-68-133), Todd Hamilton (70-75-145)
Poipu Bay GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Poipu Bay GC, Kauai, Hawaii
Mid Ocean Club, Angel Cabrera* (68-68—136), Padraig Harrington (67-69-136), Tucker’s Town, Bermuda Jim Furyk (71-67—138), Zach Johnson (71-68—139)
Mid Ocean Club, Tucker’s Town, Bermuda
Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton, Bermuda
Lucas Glover (65-66-131), Angel Cabrera (70-66-136), Stewart Cink (67-70-137), Y.E. Yang (71-70-141)
Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton, Bermuda
Ernie Els (68-69-137), David Toms (67-71-138), Graeme McDowell (72-73-145), Martin Kaymer (74-71-145)
Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton, Bermuda
Keegan Bradley (67-71-138), Charl Schwartzel (74-65-139), Rory McIlroy (67-75-142), Darren Clarke (77-74-151)
Tiger Woods (67-64-131), Phil Masculine (70-68-138), Michael Campbell (73-70-143), Vijay Singh (75-69-144) Tiger Woods (70-66-136), Jim Furyk (67-71-138), Geoff Ogilvy (68-74-142), Mike Weir (71-74-145)
Jim Furyk* (68-68-136), Padraig Harrington (68-68-136), Retief Goosen (70-71-141), Trevor Immelman (76-69-145)
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St Georges with Red Roof Carle J. Blenner. Circa 1899 11 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches. oil.
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Bermuda Lane with Houses. Evelyn M. Bicknell Circa 1910 Watercolour 12 x 17inches. Signed lower left.
View of Watford Bridge, Bermuda Dodge MacKnight (American 1860 - 1950) Circa1911 17 x 23 inches Watercolour on paper. White frame custom made by the artist
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BLUCKS 4 Front Street, City of Hamilton Crystal, bone china, hand painted porcelain, classic table wear. Info: 441 295 5367, www.blucksbermuda.com
BROWN & Co. – THE BOOKMART Reid Street, Hamilton Books from local and internationally acclaimed authors Info: 441 279 5442, www.brown.bm
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CRISSONS JEWELLERS Hamilton 16 Front Street, Hamilton Fine Jewelry Info: 441 295 2351, www.crisson.com CRISSONS JEWELLERS Hamilton 55 Front Street, Hamilton Fine Jewelry Info: 441 295 2351, www.crisson.com CRISSONS JEWELLERS Hamilton 71 Front Street, Hamilton Fine Jewelry Info: 441 295 2351, www.crisson.com CRISSONS JEWELLERS St. George’s Water Street, St. George’s Fine Jewelry Info: 441 295 2351, www.crisson.com CRISSONS JEWELLERS Dockyard Clocktower Mall, Dockyard Fine Jewelry Info: 441 295 2351, www.crisson.com Continued on page 52
A Touch of the Fanciful, A Tad of the Whimsical! Looking for the unusual?
You’ll find a great selection at both our stores with Bermuda’s best selection of T-Shirts
Point Pleasant Road, albouy’s Point, Hamilton
www.gibbons.bm GIBBONS COMPANY 21 Reid Street, Hamilton Men, ladies and children’s fashions, fragrances, cosmetics, accessories, jewellery & kitchen and tabletop shop. 441 295 0022 GIBBONS HOME STORE 18 Church Street, Washington Mall, Hamilton Bed, Bath & Home Décor, 441 295 0022 PENISTON BROWN, THE FRAGRANCE SPECIALISTS 6 Water Street, St. George’s, Fragrances from around the world. 441 405 0005 M.A.C COSMETICS Front Street, Hamilton, Cosmetics and accessories, 441 295 8843 TWENTY 5 REID STREET 25 Reid Street, Hamilton, Shoes & boots from Anne Klein, Marc Fisher and Bandolino 441 294 5188 THE PERFUME SHOP Clock Tower Mall, Dockyard, Fragrance Boutique, 441 405 0006 NINE WEST 25 Reid Street, Hamilton, Shoes, boots and accessories, 441 294 5191
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THE GEM CELLAR 63 Front Street, Hamilton A beautiful selection of custom made jewelry and unique designs. Info: 441 292 3042 Visit Bermuda’s original theme store which features the island’s favourite mascot. We’ve got t-shirts, sweatshirts & caps, glassware, can coolers, mouse pads, toys and more. We also stock a complete range of Bermuda apparel, unique souvenirs, & our own brand Hot Sauces.
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77 Front Street, Hamilton • Tel: 295-1263
THE IRISH LINEN SHOP 31, Front Street, Hamilton Home fragrances, candles, bath and body products, gift ideas, home décor, children’s boutique including smocked dresses and classic styles, the finest Egyptian cotton bedding and more. Info: 441 295 4089 Continued on page 54
THE AUTHENTIC TASTE OF BERMUDA born of a centuries old seafaring tradition, Outerbridge Peppers Limited was founded by Yeaton duval Outerbridge, a fourteenth generation bermudian whose family settled the island in 1620, the same year the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth rock aboard the Mayflower. The modest business that began almost fifty years ago has grown into a delicious line of gourmet products that are treasured by loyal fans around the world. Available in retail stores throughout bermuda and for worldwide home delivery from our secure online shop.
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MAKIN WAVES MAIN STORE 10 Church Street, Hamilton Everything for fun, in , on and under the water! Info: 441 292 4609, www.makinwaves.bm or visit us on facebook MAKIN WAVES DOCKYARD Royal Naval Dockyard Everything for fun, in , on and under the water! Info: 441 234 5319, www.makinwaves.bm or visit us on facebook Outerbridge Peppers Limited Outerbridge’s Original Sherry Peppers sauce has been the Authentic Taste of Bermuda since 1965. A full line of twentyseven gourmet products including Bermuda Rum Swizzle mix and Swizzle Taffy are available island wide and online for worldwide home delivery. Info: 441 296 4451, www.outerbridge.com
hodge podge 3 Point Pleasant Road, Hamilton, (Albuoy’s Point) Postcards, sunblock, sunglasses, film, T-shirtss, shells and shell jewelry Info: 441 295 0647 Continued on page 56
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CHATHAM HOUSE ON THE CORNER OF BURNABY & FRONT STREETS (OPPOSITE THE FLAG POLE) HAMILTON • BERMUDA • TELEPHONE: 441 292-8422
ONION JACK’S TRADING POST 77 Front Street,, Hamilton Bermud’a original theme store which features the island’ favourite mascot Info: 441 295 1263, www.onionjacks.com
P-TECH 3 Reid Street, Hamilton Number one provider and authorized dealer for electronics in bermuda. Info: 441 279 5148, www.ptech.bm
WALKER CHRISTOPHER 9 Front Street, Hamilton Info: 441 295 1466 firstname.lastname@example.org www.walkerchristopher.com
SWISS TIMING LTD. 95 Front Street Collections of brand name watches, carefully selected jewelry and diamond jewelry including custom jewelry options. Info: 441 295 1376 Find us on Facebook 10 Church Street, Hamilton 292-4609 5 Camber Road, Royal Naval Dockyard 234-5319 (Dockyard is open 7 days a week)
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Hodge Podge is located just off Front Street on Point Pleasent Road (Albuoyâ€™s Point). Tel 441 295 0649
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Deputy Mayor of Hamilton Donal Smith and Alternative Energy Systems (AES) owner/operator Tim Madeiros have a drink from the new Hydration Station outside of the Hamilton Ferry Terminal on Front Street. The “hydration station” – otherwise known as a water bottle re-fill station – provides free filtered drinking water as part of a plan to reduce plastic waste in Bermuda. The project was initiated by Greenrock (local environmental charity) and sponsored by AES. The City of Hamilton has installed each station and provides the water free of charge,, while Bermuda Air Conditioning will maintain each station and replace filters. Fill up at the following locations! Queen Street entrance to Par-laVille Park, Dundonald Street at Cedar Avenue entrance to Victoria Park, the Bus terminal, Cavendish parking lot and outside Liberty Theatre.
Dockyard and Western Parishes Dockyard Visitor Information Center Royal Naval Dockyard At The Dockyard Visitor Information Center (VIC) you will find everything you need to have a “Bermudaful” day. Conveniently located adjacent to the Cruise Ship Pier, Bus and Ferry stop, we offer up to date information on transport, local events, attractions and tours. Our friendly staff is on hand to assist you with local knowledge on where to go and what to do. Public Transport passes, wifi, phone cards, and tour tickets are available for purchase. Telephone 441 238-4842 THE ROYAL NAVAL DOCKYARD Ireland Island, Sandys Work began on this massive complex in 1809, not long after the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars and just before the War of 1812. Envisioned as a strategic British military outpost that would make Bermuda the “Gibraltar of the West,” the Royal Naval Dockyard was built by slave and convict labour. The Dockyard locked its gates in 1951. Since then, the seventy-five acre site has been painstakingly renovated to accommodate museums, a movie theatre, restaurants, The Arts Centre and the Bermuda Craft Market. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF BERMUDA Ireland Island, Sandys Located in the Keep of the Royal Naval Dockyard, this museum has become one of the island’s most frequently visited destinations since being opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II in 1975. Its popularity has increased even more with the recent restoration and opening of Commissioner’s House. Elsewhere on the complex, exhibits chronicle both Bermuda’s association with the Royal Navy and its own interesting maritime history. In addition to a collection of Bermuda-made boats, there are relics from the Sea Venture, maps, the famous Tucker Treasure—collected from the sixteenth-century Spanish galleon the San Pedro—and many more artifacts. Open Monday to Sunday 9:30am-4:00pm (last admission 4pm). Adults $10, seniors $8, children under 13 FREE. For further information telephone 441 234-1333.
What to See & Do 59 COMMISSIONER’S HOUSE National Museum of Bermuda, Royal Naval Dockyard Located within the confines of the National Museum of Bermuda, Commissioner’s House dominates this complex and entire surroundings from its elevated position. Largely constructed between 1823 and 1828, this commanding Georgian ‘house’ epitomizes British imperial style, power and engineering wherewithal during the nineteenth century. An experimental building in several regards, Commissioner’s House may have been the first domestic project anywhere to use cast iron to support its floors and roof. Rescued from near dereliction through a protracted, award-winning restoration, the building—one of the most important on the island—now houses exhibits on slavery, history of tourism, Bermuda’s connections with the West Indies and the Azores and Bermuda’s military and seafaring history. Open during regular Museum hours. THE BERMUDA CRAFT MARKET AT DOCKYARD Ireland Island, Sandys A unique outlet for Arts and Crafts where artisans display and demonstrate their work – cedar, ceramics, Christmas ornaments, decoupage, dolls, gems, seaglass, jewellery, needlework, books, maps, prints and more. Open daily, 9:00am - 6:00pm. When the ships are in, the Craft Market stays open until 8:00pm. Dolphin Quest Bermuda Maritime Museum, Royal Naval Dockyard Reserve your Encounter Today! 441 234-4464. Get happily lost in a Bermuda Triangle of fun, swimming with our beautiful dolphins in their ocean water safe haven within the old stone fortress now home to National Museum of Bermuda, one of the world’s most extraordinary naval history museums. Create a magical multi-sensory connection when you touch a dolphin that will touch your heart. Dolphin Quest Bermuda is located at The Royal Navy Dockyard, Bermuda’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination and cruise ship terminal, and just a short, scenic ferry ride or taxi ride from anywhere on the island. You’ll share and remember your dolphin moments and your biggest and best smiles ever with our fantastic keepsake photos. Visit the Dolphin Deck Gift Shop onsite for the coolest dolphin shirts, hats, toys, books and souvenirs. GIBBS HILL LIGHTHOUSE Lighthouse Road, off South Shore, Southampton Soaring to 362 feet above sea level, Gibbs Hill is the second oldest cast iron lighthouse in the world. Stalwarts able to climb the one hundred and eighty five spiral stairs to the top will be rewarded by the breathtaking, panoramic views of the entire island. Call before visiting 238-8069. (Closed part of January and all of February)
HAMILTON AND CENTRAL PARISHES HAMILTON VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE City of Hamilton The Hamilton Visitor Information Centre (VIC) conveniently located at Juice & Beans on Front Street. Here you will find up to date information on transport, events and attractions. Juice & Beans offers delicious vegan and vegetarian fresh baked goodies, all natural smoothies and coffee. Hours: Mon-Sat 7:30am-9:00pm, Sun 12:00pm - 7:00pm Telephone: 441 705 7101 THE ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL Church Street, Hamilton Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity was constructed after its predecessor on the site was destroyed by fire in January 1884. Open Monday to Saturday (Tower admission $3) For further information call 292-4033. THE SESSIONS HOUSE Parliament Street, Hamilton The Sessions House is where Bermuda legislates its affairs. A simple, four-square Georgian structure, the Sessions House was embellished on its southern, ceremonial front during the Victorian era to coincide with Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee in 1887. Tours in the morning 10:30am - 12:00pm and afternoon 2:30am - 3:00pm. For more information call 292-7408. Continued on page 62
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Arts Centre at Dockyard Children’s Playground Hammerheads Bar & Grill Snorkel Park & Water Sports Centre Dockyard Glassworks Bermuda Rum Cake Company Oleander Cycle Rentals Segway Tours The Dockyard Pastry Shop Eve’s Cycle Rentals Spirit of Bermuda Bermuda Clayworks Dockyard Pharmacy
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Makin’ Waves Nannini’s Haagen Dazs Shoppe Café Amici Clocktower Shopping Mall The Bermuda Shop Rosebuds Bermytreats Lisa-Ann Rego Gallery Bermuda Triangle Grand Bazaar Dockyard Linens Side Kicks Fair Trade
Daisy & Mac Orchid Ceasar’s Pharmacy The Littlest Drawbridge The Perfume Shop H.S. & J.E. Crisson’s Ltd. Davison’s Hornburg Calypso A.S.Cooper’s E.R.Aubrey 30 Freeport Seafood Restaurant & Bar 31 Pier 41 Marina & Dive Centre 32 Fantasea Diving & Watersports
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THE CABINET BUILDING AND CENOTAPH Front Street, Hamilton Set back from the street in a park-like setting, the elegant Cabinet Building with its graceful Ionic columns was completed in 1841. This important building houses the Premier’s offices and is where the Senate meets every Wednesday. The Cenotaph outside the Cabinet Building memorializes Bermudians who gave their lives in the two world wars. CITY HALL Church Street, Hamilton Completed in 1960, City Hall is located in the very heart of Hamilton and is the indispensable hub of community activity. It houses the offices of the City of Hamilton and is home to the City Hall Theatre, the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery and the Bermuda National Gallery. 292-1234. THE BERMUDA NATIONAL LIBRARY Par-la-Ville Park, Queen Street, Hamilton Founded in 1839, the Bermuda Library is a lending library that is also a first-rate reference and research facility. Free Internet service is available. Main library hours are Mon-Thurs 8:30am - 7:00pm; Fri 10:00am-5:00pm; Sat 9:00am-5:00pm; Sun 1:00pm-5:00pm. Privileges extended to visitors. 295-2905. THE BERMUDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM Par-la-Ville Park, Queen Street, Hamilton Abutting the main library, this small museum is a trove of memorabilia integral to Bermuda’s cultural heritage. In addition to fine antique furniture and eighteenth century silver, its holdings include portraits of Sir George and Lady Somers and William Perot, the original owner of the house. Open Mon, C Tues, Wed, Fri, 10:30am - 1:00pm. Admission is free but donations are welcomed. 295-2487 M THE PEROT POST OFFICE Par-la-Ville Park, Queen Street, Hamilton Y The quaint little edifice at the bustling junction of Queen and Reid Streets has historical significance that belies its unassuming size. Nineteenth century Hamilton Postmaster and Assemblyman William B.CM Perot erected the building on the edge of his property, Par-la-Ville, in 1842 and ran it as a post office for MY 20 years. In 1848 he created his famous ‘Postmaster Stamps’ of which only a handful have survived. CY
FORT HAMILTON CMY Happy Valley Road in Pembroke on the outskirts of Hamilton A sentinel that has been protectively overseeing Hamilton Harbour since 1889, Fort Hamilton with K its moat gardens, green lawns, musty dungeons and never-tried artillery is worth a visit. With spectacular views of Hamiton Harbour and the Great Sound beyond it, it is a great place to pause and have a picnic. Open daily 9am-5pm. Admission is free. GOVERNMENT HOUSE Langton Hill, Pembroke This imposing structure is the official residence of Bermuda’s governor, who represents H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. Completed in 1892, Government House was designed by Scottish architect William Hay, whose best-known legacy to Bermuda is the Anglican cathedral in Hamilton. BERMUDA UNDERWATER EXPLORATION INSTITUTE (BUEI) 40 Crow Lane, Pembroke Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) is just outside Hamilton on East Broadway, 40 Crow Lane. See the ocean like you have never seen it before! What lies in Bermuda’s depths? BUEI is designed to amaze, excite and inform every visitor about the ocean. Highlights include a simulated deep-sea submersible; taking visitors for a dive 12,000 feet and survive an attack in a shark cage. Other exhibits not to be missed are the Jack Lightbourn Shell Collection, shipwreck artefacts discovered by diver and explorer Teddy Tucker and marine exhibits including a dive bell, a bathysphere and the space-like Exosuit, an atmospheric diving suit. Great place to visit for all ages! Weekdays 9:00am – 5:00pm, Weekends 10:00am – 5:00pm. Adults - $12.50, Seniors - $10, Children 6 – 17, $6, Under 6 – Free. 441 297-7314. Email: email@example.com Web: www.buei.org VERDMONT 6 Verdmont Lane, off Collectors Hill, Smiths Parish This fascinating and beautiful old house is one of Bermuda’s most significant historic buildings. Built ca. 1710, Verdmont is a unique example of early Georgian architecture, and has remained virtually unchanged for 300 years. Continued on page 64
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MILLION YEARS OLD
AND STILL GROWING Visit www.caves.bm for more details. The Crystal Caves are a world of delicate splendour with magnificent crystal stalactites and stalagmites, each surrounding a clear lake. Come see the Crystal & Fantasy Caves, an exquisite world that Mother Nature began over 30 million years ago. HOW TO FIND US: BUS ROUTES 1/3/10/11 | JUST OFF WILKINSON AVE 8 Crystal Cave Road, Hamilton Parish CR 04, Bermuda | 441-293-0640 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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The museum features an extensive collection of antiques including Bermuda-made cedar furniture, portraits, English and Chinese porcelain and a child’s nursery. The gardens contain an assortment of herbs, old roses and fruit trees; and the sweeping view of South Shore is spectacular. Come for a guided tour to learn anything about Verdmont or simply to enjoy its peaceful surrounds. Tours can be modified to accommodate any interest whether it be about the people who lived and worked in this house, the collection of Bermuda furniture and antiques, the unique architecture of Bermuda and Verdmont’s place in its history. Hours: Wednesdays, 10:00am - 4:00pm. 236 7369
ST. GEORGE’S AND EASTERN PARISHES St. George’s — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — is where it all began, when in July 1609 the Sea Venture — en route from England to the new colony of Jamestown Virginia — encountered a violent storm and was shipwrecked on Bermuda’s reefs less than a mile off what is now St. Catherine’s Point. Miraculously, all on board survived the disaster and rowed ashore to Gates Bay, located at the eastern end of St. George’s. ST. GEORGE’S VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE Town of St. George The St. George’s Visitor Information Centre (VIC) conveniently located at 7 King’s Square, St. George’s. (next to the cannon and ducking stool) Here you will find up to date information on transport, events and attractions. VIC open Monday - Saturday 10:00am -5:00pm Telephone 441 297-0556 World Heritage Centre Town of St. George Located in the Town of St. George’s, the World Heritage Centre is a key orientation and resource point for visitors of all ages. Celebrating the mission of The St. George’s Foundation, the World Heritage Centre is central to the promotion of the Town and Parish of St. George’s. Lively, interactive histories are told through state-of-the art technology, participatory talks, historical re-enactments, and an (ongoing programme of dramatic presentations, cultural activities and special events). Open to the public Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00 (adults), $2.00 (children/students). 297-5791 or visit www.stgeorgesfoundation.org THE DELIVERANCE Ordnance Island, St. George’s A full-scale replica of the Deliverance, one of the two vessels that transported Sea Venture survivors on to Virginia in 1610, is located on Ordnance Island across from King’s Square. The St. George’s Foundation have restored the Deliverance and it is now open Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm. Admission is $3.00 (adults), $2.00 (children/students). KING’S SQUARE Town of St. George The official, ceremonial centre of St. George’s, King’s Square acquired its name in 1818 when it was named in honour of King George III. Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday until November 30, 2011, the town crier, colorfully decked out in tunic, breeches and tricorn hat, rings his bell and shouts “Oyez! Oyez!” (Hear Ye!). This is to convene his `tribunal,’ which will mete seventeenthcentury justice to a nagging wench at the ducking stool nearby. By all means try out the stocks for yourself. This is a fun photo opportunity. TUCKER HOUSE Water Street The only museum in St. George’s furnished as a period residence, Tucker House offers a glimpse into the lifestyle of a prosperous eighteenth-century Bermudian merchant. Built around 1752, Tucker family treasures are in evidence throughout the house, including fine family portraits by Joseph Blackburn. A Bermuda National Trust property, Tucker House is open Wednesdays & Saturdays, 10:00am - 2:00pm Admission $5. 297-0545
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RESERVE YOUR DOLPHIN SWIM TODAY! Call 234-4464 or visit dolphinquest.com A portion of the proceeds from Dolphin Quest supports vital marine education, conservation and research.
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THE GLOBE HOTEL Globe Hotel, King’s Square Across the street from St. Peter’s Church, this distinctive dwelling was built in 1700 by Governor Samuel Day. During the American Civil War its upper floor was occupied by a Confederate Shipping Agent from where he organized the shipment of arms, uniforms and war supplies through the Union blockade to the South. It now houses the Confederate Museum and hosts the “Rogues and Runners” exhibit, highlighting Bermuda’s participation in the American Civil War. Open Mon. - Sat. 10am-4pm. Admission $5.students $2. 297-1423. ST. PETER’S, Their Majesties Chappell Duke of York Street Situated in appropriate loftiness above the main street of St. George’s, St. Peter’s Church is one of the island’s most beloved landmarks and is the oldest Anglican church continuously occupied in the New World. The first church on the site was constructed in 1612 of native cedar and a thatched roof. This original edifice was replaced seven years later by a more permanent structure that lasted almost a hundred years, until the hurricane of 1712. Following this disaster, the church was again rebuilt. Open Mon. - Sat. 10am-4pm. Anglican service 11:15am Sundays. THE OLD RECTORY Broad Alley, St. George’s, behind St. Peter’s Church Built in 1699, this charming cottage on one of the numerous picturesque back streets in St. George’s is one of Bermuda’s oldest houses. Acquired in 1700 by Captain George Dew, an unsuccessful privateer who became a St. George’s assemblyman, The Old Rectory acquired its current name when it became the residence of the Rev. Alexander Richardson in the last quarter of the eighteenth century. Outisde viewing only. ST. GEORGE’S HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM Duke of Kent Street and Featherbed Alley Built around 1734 as a private residence, Mitchell House is a fine example of eighteenth-century Bermudian domestic architecture and has been home to the St. George’s Historical Society since 1920. Open Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sat. Adults $5, Children under 12 $2 BERMUDIAN HERITAGE Museum Samaritan’s Lodge, Intersection of York and Water Streets St. George’s newest museum was formed in 1994 to preserve and document the history of black culture and achievement in Bermuda. Displays include a fascinating assortment of memorabilia relating to the many areas in which blacks have made a contribution since first arriving on the island in 1616: shipbuilding, piloting, construction, nursing, music, sports and politics, to name a few. Open Tues-Sat 10am-3pm. Admission $4. 297-4126. CORPORATION OF ST. GEORGE Town of St. George Town Hall, the handsome building commanding King’s Square and bearing the town crest was begun in 1802, a few years after the Corporation of St. George’s was founded in 1797. The State House, located up a gentle elevation behind Town Hall, is one of the island’s oldest, most historically important buildings. Erected around 1620 by Governor Nathaniel Butler, the State House is open to the public 10am-4pm on Wednesdays only. (10 - 2 May 1 - Oct 31) THE UNFINISHED CHURCH Duke of Kent Street, St. George’s The impressive Gothic vestige that looms over the town of St. George’s was begun in 1870 as a replacement for St. Peter’s, which had fallen into a state of serious disrepair. Outside viewing only. The structure is unsafe – please heed the warning signs. Designed by William Hay, the Scottish-born architect who later drew the plans for Hamilton’s cathedral, the St. George’s church was abandoned in 1899 when near completion. FORT ST. CATHERINE & MUSEUM St. Catherine’s Point, St. George’s Fort St. Catherine stands on the site of one of the four towers that Governor Richard Moore erected along Bermuda’s coast around 1613. None of these original towers, the first English forts in the New World, survive. The present, completely restored structure, dates from the mid-nineteenth century and is home to fascinating exhibits including military guns and weapons. 75% of the fort is wheelchair accessible. Open Mon-Fri 10:00am-4:00pm. Continued on page 68
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CARTER HOUSE Southside Road, St. David’s Carter House was probably built in the 1720s by John Hayward and his wife Martha, reputedly a descendant of Christopher Carter, one of the two Sea Venture survivors who stayed behind when the vessel’s other passengers continued on to Virginia in 1610. Acquired by the St. David’s Historical Society, this small house with its unusual ‘welcoming arm’ stairs has been converted into a museum that commemorates the pre-war agrarian traditions of St. David’s. Open Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm. ST. DAVID’S LIGHTHOUSE Mount Hill, St. David’s Constructed of Bermuda stone, this 55-foot structure is one of two local lighthouses. Lit for the first time in 1879, its fixed white light enabled navigators to take cross bearings with the flashing beacon emitted by Gibbs Hill lighthouse way up the coast in Southampton. Open 9-4, Mon-Fri from Nov - Mar. Admission is free. CRYSTAL CAVES & FANTASY CAVES Wilkinson Avenue, Bailey’s Bay Two young boys discovered this magical underground world comprising stalactites, stalagmites and a clear, fifty-five foot deep lake by accident in 1905. Subsequently it has become a leading attraction for visitors who can now also visit a nearby sister site, Fantasy Cave. A café and a gift shop are also located on the premises. Crystal Caves, which is on the bus route between Hamilton and St. George’s, is open seven days a week except on public holidays that occur during the winter months. Open 9am - 5pm. Last tour for Crystal Caves 4:30pm, last tour for Fantasy Caves 4:00pm. Admission – One Cave Adults $20.00, Children $8.00. Both Caves Adults $27.00, Children $10.00. Ages 5 thru 12 are considered children. Children under five enter free. 293-0640. THE BERMUDA AQUARIUM, MUSEUM AND ZOO Flatts Village Located in picturesque Flatts Inlet since 1928, this ever-evolving educational institution has over the years become one of the island’s leading destinations for tourists and residents alike. It is a must-see for anyone with children. Open daily 9am-5pm except Christmas Day. Last admission is 4 pm. Admission: Adults $10, children $5. 293-2727.
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A great way to see Bermuda and all its attractions Regularly scheduled buses operate at frequent intervals to most of the destinations throughout Bermuda which visitors may find of interest. Bus stops are indentified by pink and blue poles. Poles that are pink indicate service inbound to the City of Hamilton. Poles that are blue indicate service outbound from the City of Hamilton. The table below lists many of the destinations that visitors ask us about most frequently. Alongside each destination is the number of the route(s) serving that destination, the appropriate fare zone, and the times buses leave The Central Terminal in Hamilton. If possible avoid the rush hour. The best time to travel by bus is between 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and after 6:00 p.m. Destination Route Number Fare Zone* Buses Leave Hamilton** L.F. Wade International Airport 1,3,10,11 14 Zone 09 15 21 33 45 57 Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo 10,11 3 Zone 09 21 33 45 57 Belmont Hills Golf Club 8 3 Zone 05 17 29 41 57 Botanical Gardens 1,2,7 3 Zone 05 15 17 29 41 45 53 Crystal Caves of Bermuda 1,3 14 Zone 15 45 Royal Naval Dockyard 7,8 14 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 Elbow Beach 2,7 3 Zone 05 15 17 29 41 53 Gibbs Hill Lighthouse 7 3 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 Grotto Bay Hotel 1,3,10,11 14 Zone 09 15 21 33 45 57 Horseshoe Bay 7 3 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 Mangrove Bay (Somerset) 7,8 14 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 Maritime Museum 7,8 14 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 John Smith’s Bay 1 3 Zone 15 45 Surf Side Beach Club 7 3 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 Fairmont Southampton Hotel 7,8 3 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 St. George’s 1,3,10,11 14 Zone 09 15 21 33 45 57
* See Bus Fare Information for additional details on 3 and 14 Zone fares. ** Departures on the hour and minutes past the hour from The Central Terminal in Hamilton.
Bus service in Bermuda is operated by the Bermuda Department of Public Transportation (DPT). Bermuda is divided in 14 Zones, each about 2 miles long. Fare Category Cash (Exact change only. Dollar bills not accepted) Tokens Tickets (Tickets are sold in Booklets of 15) Visitor 1-Day Transportation Pass Visitor 2-Day Transportation Pass Visitor 3-Day Transportation Pass Visitor 4-Day Transportation Pass Visitor 7-Day Transportation Pass
3 Zone 14 Zone $3.00 $4.50 $2.50 $4.00 $20.00 $30.00 $12.00 $20.00 $28.00 $35.00 $45.00
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By Simona Terceira
of the month Krishna Hari Thapa Head Chef Red Carpet Restaurant Having explored the cuisines of Nepal and China, Chef Hari packed his bags and came to Bermuda in 1999. He came to Red Carpet and fell in love with the restaurant. After 14 years of working every day, Chef Hari is still as happy and excited to create daily specials as he was on his first day. Now let’s meet Chef Hari. Chef Hari you’ve been with Red Carpet for 14 years now. Please tell us a few words about the restaurant and why Red Carpet is so special for you. Red Carpet is located in the City of Hamilton. The restaurant is housed in the Armoury building, which is over 150 years old. Red Carpet is very popular at lunch, especially among local politicians and business people. If you are shopping in Hamilton, this is a great place for lunch. At dinner customers can dine in an unhurried relaxed atmosphere taking their time with deliciously prepared food. I have always been treated, as I was part of Red Carpet family, I was never treated as an employee, for this reason I am still here after 14 years and plan on staying for many more. You’ve mentioned that Red Carpet is very popular among the politicians. If you had to cook a meal for our premier Paula Cox, what would you cook for her? If it is summer time I will create a special Asian dish. I love to cook Asian food; as a matter of fact you can often find Asian dishes in my daily specials. If it is wintertime I will cook something similar to a stew, using all local products, maybe a local fish stew with local vegetables. How are people’s relationships with food different in Nepal in comparison to Bermuda? Nepal is a cold country and for that reason people of Nepal eat their food very spicy. They eat spicy food with rice. Rice is a side dish that Nepal people will have with every dish.
What to See & Do 71 How do you keep the menu exciting for your regular customers? I do have specials every day, however, sometimes my regular customers will create their own dishes. They choose different items from the menu and they ask me to put something together. From September 1 to March 31 we serve local lobster. We are well known for our lobsters. Every customer that has been at Red Carpet and had lobster said that we have the best lobster on the island. If our readers are coming to Red Carpet for dinner what would you recommend? Appetizer: Lobster Cannelloni – This is a dish with local lobster meat, special seasonings and a blend of fresh vegetables. WINE SUGGESTION Pairing by April Gosling Naude Poully Fuisse, Louis Latour, France Main course: Seafood Kettle - ‘St David’s’ made with lobster, shrimp, mussles, fish served with wine, sherry peppers, Gosling’s Black Seal Rum and a touch of cream curry. WINE SUGGESTION Pairing by April Gosling Naude Chablis Fourchaume 1Er CRU, J Moreau, France Dessert: Crème Brulee
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bonefish bar & grill 6 Dockyard Terrace, Dockyard Happy atmosphere, fun music, wonderful indoor/outdoor bar and dining, and views of the waterfront. Info: 441 234 5151, www.bonefish.bm Bacci The Fairmont Southampton, Southampton A taste of Tuscany on the South Shore, Bacci’s talented chefs prepare traditional Italian dishes with passion and authenticity. From handmade artisanal pastas to classic comfort foods like Chicken Parmesan and Fettuccini Alfredo, each plate is lovingly prepared using the freshest seasonal ingredients. Sweeping views of the ocean, our golf course, and The Gibbs Hill Lighthouse provide the perfect backdrop for dinner with family and friends. It’s Italian with a passion... bravo Bacci! Info: Open for dinner 6:00 pm–10:00 pm. Reservations required. Or, take a little Italian home with Bacci To Go! Call 239.6966 or 238.8000, ext. 6966. BOLERO BRASSERIE 95 Front Street, Hamilton Busy, lively, and bustling Brasserie/Bistro atmosphere, good food, friendly efficient service, and an overall enjoyable relaxed dining experience. Info: 441 292 4507, www.bolerobrasserie.com CAFÉ Amici Clock Tower Mall, Sandys Enjoy Italian cuisine and culture, breakfast lunch and dinner served, best Pizza in Dockyard. Info: 441 234 5009, www.amici.bm Continued on page 74
441 292 4507 MONDAY - FRIDAY | LUNCH: 11:30am - 2:30pm | DINNER: 6:00pm - 10:30pm SATURDAY | DINNER: 6:00pm - 10:30pm SUNDAY CLOSED
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FRIDAY & SATURDAY LIVE BANDS | TOP DJS | KARAOKE
GREAT FOOD & DRINK MON - FRI 11AM TO 1AM SAT - SuN 9AM TO 1AM LuNcH 11AM TO 5PM DINNER 5PM TO 11PM
69 FRONT STREET, HAMILTON
441 295 8299 The Cabana The Fairmont Southampton, Southampton Watch the sun rise over the ocean from The Cabana terrace or our pink sand beach...and allow us to serve you from dawn to dusk at Fairmont’s Private Beach Club. When hunger strikes, enjoy quick, delicious, superrelaxed and satisfying selections, chaise-side or on the terrace. Our beach bar serves up the best in tropical cocktails to keep you cool under the warm, summer sun. Info: Open daily from dawn ’til dusk. Happy Hour, with live entertainment, Thursday–Sunday, from 4:00 pm–6:00 pm.
CHOPSTICKS 88 Reid Street, Hamilton Dine in or out Chinese Fare Info: 441 292 0791, www.chopsticks.bm
COCONUT ROCK Reid Street, Hamilton Delicious food and now serving Yashi Sushi in the dining room. Bar is open until 2:00am. Info: 441 292 1043 Continued on page 76
It alian Cult ure & Cuisine
Café Amici is located in the heart of the Royal Naval Dockyard, on the corner of the Clocktower Mall. Open 7 days a week. Breakfast 9:00am - 11:30am Lunch 11:30am - 6:00pm Dinner 6:00pm - 10:00pm Sundays Codfish & Potato Breakfast 9:00am - 12:00noon Lunch 12:00noon - 5:00pm
441 234 5009
Amore BERMUDA LiViO FeRiGO
The PASSiON FOR iTALiAN COOkiNG
Amore Bermuda, is a colourful coffee table style cookbook packed with recipes, stories and the many influential characters in Chef Livio Ferigo’s life. Available at local book stores, Bonefish Bar & Grill and Café Amici.
A Taste of Land & Sea Bonefish Bar & Grill is located in the heart of the Royal Naval Dockyard just across from the Ferry Terminal. Sit down to exquisite views of Bermuda’s breezy Great Sound, award winning Chef & plenty of food. Open 7 Days A Week 11:30am - 5:00pm 6:00pm - 10:30pm Bonefish Bar stays open until 1am
441 234 5151
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ELIANA’S FINE DINING 106 Southroad, St. David’s At Eliana’s choose from premium cuts of steak, seafood & lamb, cooked to perfection. Along with fresh vegetables & salads and the most mouth-watering desserts. Info: 441 777 0555
Southampton Tel: 238-8580 (at the Golf Academy)
Bermuda’s favorite Indian and Continental cuisine Dine in everyDay Lunch 11:30am - 2:30pm Dinner 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm Reservations Recommended
EAST MEETS WEST Bermuda’s Favourite Indian and Continental Cuisine. WEST At The Golf Academy in SOUTHAMPTON Info: 441 238 8580
Take OuT Cafe Monday – Sunday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
TAKE OUT BISTRO
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Tel: 295-8580 (Bermudiana Arcade, 2nd Floor)
EAST MEETS WEST Bermuda’s Favourite Indian and Continental Cuisine. EAST Bermudiana Arcade, 2nd Floor 27 Extensive Indian, Continental and Oriental menu.. Info: 441 295 8580
Open Monday to Saturday 7:30 am – 10:00 pm of a ner Win Bermud f o rd t Bes old awa G
Extensive Indian, Continental and Oriental menu.
Our food has been widely and enthusiastically commended for its flavour, quality and value for money.
FLANAGANS IRISH PUB Emporium Building, 69 Front Street Bermuda’s only Irish Pub & Restaurant offerng a cozy and friendly atmosphere to both Locals and Tourists. Info: 441 295 8299, www.flanagans.bm Continued on page 88
M LIV US E IC !
441 295 3314
Bermuda’s #1 sports Bar FOOD, DRINKING, MUSIC, SPORTS, BROADCASTS, TRIVIA NIGHT
Conveniently located in Hamilton, offering traditional pub fare, as well as our famous pizza. We offer state of the art satellite coverage of all your favourite sporting events and teams. Sit inside and revel in our lively atmosphere or sit outside on our oversized patio. We offer superior service in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. 25 RiCHmond Road, PembRoke | 441 295 3314 | WWW.RobinHood.bm
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
LUNCH & DINNER SUNDAY BRUNCH SUSHI BAR
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – OUR FAMOUS THURSDAY NIGHT BBQ Held on on our lower terrace with entertainment by DJ Uncle.
EVERY WEDNESDAY 20% OFF SUShI TAKE-OUT
TERRACE OVERLOOKING SOUThAMpTON’S MAjESTIC SOUTh ShORE
Enjoy dancing the night away with lively entertainment. Call us for details... RESERVATIONS CALL 441- 238-1977 EMAIL: HENRYS@LOGIC.BM • WWW.HENRYS.BM 69 South Road, Southampton, Bermuda
SERVING DELICIOUS FOOD ALL DAY
The Salt Rock Grill & Sushi Bar By Candice & Simona Overlooking Somerset’s tranquil Mangrove Bay, Salt Rock Grill sits hillside, greeting passers-by. Dine on the terrace with beautiful nightly sunsets and breathtaking panoramic views, inside the charming dining room, still in its original form when the establishment was The Loyalty Inn 7 years ago or relax in the main lounge where the sushi bar and main bar are located. Enjoy locally caught fish, Bermuda lobster during Lobster Season, some of the best Beef on the island, and if sushi is your passion, choose from 36 special rolls, mouthwatering fresh sashimi and more. On Friday and Sunday nights during dinner on the terrace, Bermuda’s Native Percent Band keeps you entertained from 8:00pm until 11:00pm and pianist and vocalist Wayne Davis sets the stage on Sundays from 6:30pm until 9:30pm. At Salt Rock Grill watch live sports in the lounge, indulge in innovative dinner specials daily; weekly drink specials and a very affordable wine list. Also featured is an extensive cocktail list filled with delicious island inspired drinks. Salt Rock Grill is a very popular local restaurant where the only thing casual is the dress code and the only thing they overlook is the ocean. Jimmy who would be our server greeted us. Full of personality he won our hearts instantly and we knew that we were in good hands. He started us with a fresh sushi platter from the sushi bar and the Avocado, Chicken and Mango Salad and explained that it can be ordered as an appetizer or main course. The sushi was amazing and the best part is that you can sit right at the sushi bar and have it prepared before your eyes if you wish. The salad was fresh and delicious, featuring juicy sliced chicken breast, plump slices of mango, thick cut chunks of avocado and topped with a curry mayo dressing. Next Jimmy brought us two entrées from the dinner menu. The Cajun Rubbed Atlantic Salmon, he explained, was pan fried over a bed of garlic almond roasted green beans and topped with a zingy mango salsa complimented with a mashed potato tower. We really didn’t even need the mango salsa, the salmon was perfectly seasoned but when we tasted the combination it was a delicious blend
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quickly to become a new favourite.
The Cowboy Steak, a 9 ½ oz bone-in-rib-eye served with sautéed onions and mushrooms complimented by a side of port stilton jus, was served with just The Yard enough onion rings to get us excited! A little naughty treat on the side, I thought. Fresh vegetables including green beans with almonds, cauliflower, zucchini, potatoes, pumpkin and carrots also tickled our fancy and were absolutely delicious, every last bite. For dessert Jimmy recommended Fresh Baked Apple Pie or the Gooey Chocolate Pudding served with Almond Crusted Vanilla Ice Cream. We decided to decline, as we were just simply stuffed and satisfied from dinner. As he walked away he taunted us by suggesting we don’t leave without trying the Double Chocolate Cake. We almost changed our minds but thought why not leave it for our next visit because we will definitely be coming back. FYI: Special Functions & Private Parties
Salt Rock Grill is a perfect place for a special function and available for Christmas Parties, Weddings, Birthday’s and they cater. The main lounge holds up to 60 people, the private dining room up to 30, the patio 120 and the yard, well the yard can hold A LOT of people.
Bermuda Triangle Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, Gosling’s Gold Rum, Bermuda Gold Liqueur and Orange Juice Mandingo’s Gringo’s Lady Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, De Kuyper Crème de Bananas, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Grenadine & Lime Juice
Cajun Rubbed Salmon
The Cowboy Steak
Where to Eat & Drink
106 S o u t h S i d e Roa d St. dav i d’S
“Bermuda’s Unique Dining Experience”
Where you can choose from Premium Cuts of Steak, Seafood & Lamb “Cooked to Perfection” Along with Fresh Vegetables & Salads and The Most Mouthwatering Desserts
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FROG & ONION PUB Cooperage Building, Royal Naval Dockyard A pub lover’s dream, with everything on the menu named after old English pubs. Great food & great atmosphere. Info: 441 234 2900 www.frogandonion.bm
Henry VIII Restaurant, Sushi Bar & PUB 69 South Road, Southampton Breath taking views, Old English Charm, traditional English dishes, European cuisine, freshly caught local fish, sushi and live entertainment. Thursday night BBQ back by popular demand! Info: 441 238 1977, www.henrys.bm
Open 5:30pm nightly except Mondays Dress Code: Smart Casual PIZZA HOUSE RESTAURANT Small 9”, Medium 13”, Large 15” & Jumbo 19”
21 DIFFERENT TOPPINGS SHELLEY BAY PLAZA TEL: 293-8465 HERON BAY PLAZA SOUTHAMPTON
TEL: 238-2753 SOUTHSIDE ST. DAVID’S
GRIFFINS St. George’s Club, St. George’s Griffin’s Bistro and Bar at The St. George’s Club is open for lunch and dinner every day of the week except Wednesday. On Sunday we also have the most spectacular extended Brunch 3:00 pm - the “Feast in the East” that is rated as one of the best on the island. Breakfast is also available on Saturday morning. Info: 441 297 1200
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Bermudaâ€™s Best tex-mex Cuisine! 121 Front Street, Hamilton 441 295 1912
dine in Or Out CHinese Fare 88 Reid Street, Hamilton 441 292 0791
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Jasmine LOUNGE Cocktails, light entrees, snacks, sandwiches, salads and pizza. Live entertainment from 6pm – 1am. TEL 441 238 2555 WEB www.fairmont.com/southampton LOCATION Fairmont Southampton, Hours 11am – 1am
Lobster Pot and Boathouse Bar 6 Bermudiana Road, Hamilton Bermuda’s oldest fish eatery. Info: 441 292 6898, www.lobsterpot.bm
LIDO RESTAURANT TEL 441 236 9884 WEB www. lido.bm LOCATION Lido Complex, Elbow Beach HOURS 7am – 10pm
BERMUDA’S BEST DINER
Monday to Saturday 6:00am - 10:00pm Sunday Breakfast & Lunch 7:00am-3:00pm Dinner 5:00pm-9:00pm 235 Middle Road Southampton firstname.lastname@example.org islandcuisine.bm
Call Today 238-3287 (EATS)
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The Newport, a Gastropub Fairmont Southampton, Southampton Let your hair down, take off your jacket and tie and get ready to experience The Newport, a Gastropub. It’s an imaginative, innovative culinary adventure featuring modern and creative cuisine inspired by the classics. Our warm and cozy atmosphere lends itself to watching major sporting events, while enjoying friendly service, great food and a creative line-up of handcrafted draft beers and fine wines. Start off with our charcuterie station and fresh raw bar, then explore our original menu that draws upon locally-sourced products and modern versions of classic dishes served with a fun twist! Info: 441 238 8000, open daily 5:00pm–Midnight. Reservations suggested. OUTBACK AT FLANAGANS IRISH PUB Emporium Building, 69 Front Street, Hamilton No matter what team you’re routing for, you’ll always have the best seat in the house at Flanagan’s Outback Sport Bar. Info: 441 295 8299
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R e s ta u R a n t & B o at h o u s e B a R
Bermuda’s premier seafood restaurant for more than 35 years. Sailors and landlubbers meet to enjoy the best in fresh fish and other delicious food for lunch and dinner. This summer, enjoy bistro dining on our patio.
R e s ta u R a n t & B o at h o u s e B a R
Monday to Friday: Lunch: 11:30am to 4:30pm Dinner:
4:30pm until closing
Saturday: 5:30pm until closing Sunday:
6:00pm until closing
Closed Public Holidays
Located on the corner of Bermudiana & Gorham Roads in Hamilton. Reservations
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GreaT Food GreaT drinkS and GreaT aTMoSphere!
The Ocean Club Fairmont Southampton, Southampton Great seafood...simply prepared and served surfside. There’s nothing better. The Ocean Club’s new approach combines the freshest local catch with the relaxed atmosphere of a seaside setting. Take in the ocean. Soak up the sun. Let the breaking waves be your soundtrack. Bermuda’s best ocean views are just as much a part of this experience as the seafood. Come from the beach, come for dinner, come for a cold, crisp glass of wine or a frosty beer. Info: 441 238 8000. The Ocean Club is open every day from Noon ’til 9:00 pm. Reservations for dinner are suggested.
MICKEY’S BEACH BISTRO Lido Complex, Elbow Beach A unique beach restaurant, serving bistro style dishes in a casual environment. Open every day for lunch and dinner. Info: 441 236 9107
Monday - Thursday 11:30am - 10:00pm Fridays & Saturdays 11:30am - 12:00midnight Sunday 8:00am - 9:00pm
spoRts BaR 234-2082 Monday - Sunday 11:00am - 1:00am
1 Boaz Island, somerset
SEA BREEZE LOUNGE Lido Complex, Elbow Beach The best space for an al fresco drink and the finest sushi and tapas on the island. Open Monday to Sunday, with live entertainment every Friday featuring Bermuda’s Prestege DUO band. Info: 441 232 3999, ww.lido.bm
Where to Eat & Drink 85 Pizza House Pizza House with 3 Locations, choose from 21 toppings! HERON BAY PLAZA, SOUTHAMPTon 441 238 2753 SHELLY BAY PLAZA 441 293 8465 St. David’s, Southside 441 293 5700 SALT ROCK GRILL “The ONLY thing we over look is the ocean” 27 Mangrove Bay, Somerset, Bermuda Info: 441 234 4502 email@example.com www.saltrockgrillbda.com Swizzle Inn East Bailey’s Bay Home of the original rum swizzle, great pub style food, evening entertainment and popular patio Info: 441 293 1854 www.swizzleinn.com Continued on page 86
Salt Rock Grill & Sushi Bar located in Somerset overlooks the beautiful Mangrove Bay. Enjoy live entertainment and a selection of only locally caught seafood, Alaskan King Crab Legs, Lobster when in season and a wide array of other mouth watering foods. Sushi available daily 12noon -3pm and 5:30pm onwards Wayne Davis Live Every Sunday enjoy Wayne Davis on the organ and singing from 6:30pm – 9:30pm on the lovely Salt Rock Grill terrace. The OnLy Thing We OverLOOk is The Ocean 27 Mangrove Bay, Somerset tel 441 234 4502 | www.saltrockgrillbda.com *Reservations highly suggested
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Swizzle Inn West 87 South Shore Road, Warwick, Home of the original rum swizzle, great pub style food, evening entertainment and popular patio Info: 441 236 7459 www.swizzleinn.com
Bermudian & English Dishes Outside Dining Take Out Service Live TV Sporting Events (Satellite) English Soccer at the weekends including PrEmiErE LEaguE, Plus Fa CuP LivE Also NaSCar Open 7 days a week 11:00am until 1:00am. Lunch: 11:30am - 4:00pm.
PORTOFINO Bermudiana Road, City of Hamilton Portofino features the best pizza in the islands, and homemade pasta dishes are topped with traditional and innovative sauces. Try the fresh local fish or imported calamari, clams and mussels. The menu is extensive and varied, and interesting specials are offered daily. Info: 441 292 2375
ROSAâ€™S 121 Front Street, Hamilton Bermudaâ€™s Best Tex-Mex Cuisine Info: 441 295 1912
Dinner: 6:30pm - 10:00pm.
10 mangrove Bay road, Somerset
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Swizzle inn South ShoRe & b a i l e y ’ S b ay
Bermuda’s premier pub and restaurant and home of the Rum Swizzle Outdoor patios | Non-smoking areas Family friendly with a kid’s menu Swagger Out gift shop Live entertainment all summer
Open daily from 11am & food served all day Now at two locations!
3 Blue Hole Hill, Bailey’s Bay. Tel 441-293-1854 87 South Shore, Warwick. Tel 441-236-7459
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THE NEW RESTAURANT
Specializing in Local, Chinese and Indian cuisine
WEEKDAYS - 6am - 9pm WEEKENDS - 6am-10pm
2 Middle Road, Sandy’s
: 234 3770
somerset country squire 10 Mangrove Bay Road, Somerset Bermuda & English dishes, outside dining and take out service. Info: 441 234 0105
The Waterlot Inn Defining Bermuda’s steakhouse experience for nearly 350 years, the historic Waterlot Inn remains Bermuda’s best. Serving the finest prime aged steaks and chops, this classic dining room has introduced a newly updated and inspired menu that spans timehonored signature specialties and incorporates bold new flavors. Fresh ingredients, unique preparation and award winning service surrounded by warm furnishings are the hallmarks of The Waterlot Inn. Info: Open for dinner 6:00 pm–10:00 pm and Sunday Brunch 10:30 am–2:00 pm. Reservations required.
Robin Hood Pub & Restaurant 25 Richmond Road, Pembroke Bermuda’s # 1 Sports Bar offers traditional pub fare and their famous pizza. Every Tuesday night is Quiz night! Info: 441 295 3314, www.robinhood.bm
Where to Eat & Drink 89 The Dock at The Waterlot Experience our chic, new waterside lounge at The Dock at The Waterlot. Sip a refreshing drink from our locally-sourced cocktail menu while you watch spectacular sunsets over sparkling Jews Bay. Enjoy a beautiful Bermuda evening on our contemporary, stylish loungers listening to great music under a canopy of stars. Join us for grilled fare straight from the outdoor kitchen in the comfort of our dockside living room. The Dock has a chill, sexy vibe, perfect for catching up with friends or relaxing with your special someone. Info: Wednesday–Sunday, 3:00 pm–9:00 pm.
Windows on the Sound Greet the week with a Bermuda tradition... Sunday Brunch at Windows on the Sound. Classic brunch items take the table with Island classics sourced from Bermuda’s local harvest – and prepared by our seasoned Bermudian chefs. The bountiful buffet features made-to-order omelets, Belgian waffles, smoothies and so much more. Breakfast is served here daily and is enjoyed by hotel guests and Bermudians alike. Info: Daily 6:30 am–11:00 am. Sunday Brunch 10:00 am– 2:00 pm. Wickets Sun, socialize and dine poolside with family and friends. This thoroughly refreshing option for lunch, dinner and snacks features a fabulous variety of creative burgers, sandwiches, salads, shakes and more throughout the day. Hang out on a chaise, relax in the sun and enjoy light bites at Wickets every day from noon ’til 8:00 pm.
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VICTORIA GRILL 29 Victoria Street, Hamilton The perfect place for that important business lunch or power dinner, gatherings of friends, or simply to enjoy an intimate dining experience for two. Info: 441 296 5050, www.irg.bm
WOODYS 1 Boaz Island, Sandys Great Food, Great Drinks and Great Atmosphere! Info: 441 234 2082
YASHI Reid Street, Hamilton The most delicious Sushi!!! Eat inside Yashi or in the Coconut Rock dining room. Info: 441 296 6226
By Simona Terceira
Edward Barnes Assistant Manager, Mad Hatters ‘But I don’t want to go among mad people’ Alice remarked. Oh you can’t help that’ said the cat… There is always something about one’s experience at Mad Hatters that brings people back again and again. Maybe it is the fantastic food and the excellent service or perhaps it is the silly hats that everyone tries on during their meal. A new reason to stop by Mad Hatters is their newly updated wine list! Gosling’s has really done it this time offering new additions to the wine list from every corner of the globe. If you’ve never been to Mad Hatters, it is an absolute “must do” when you’re visiting Bermuda. Let’s find out more about this amazing restaurant from Edward. How long have you been working for Mad Hatters? I’ve been working since the first day it opened, December 12, 2006. What is the biggest challenge for you? One of the biggest challenges I have is finding seats for all of our customers! With Mad Hatter’s quaint characteristics, small and cozy, there are limited seats available and I therefore recommend to all visitors, to make a reservation. We also have from time to time private functions so the seating can be extra limited. Why is Mad Hatters different than any other restaurant on the island? Mad Hatter is different for many reasons. The menu is purposefully small as each night we have a wonderful list of local specials to choose from. From starter to dessert the food is simply delicious. In essence, there are almost as many specials as there are set dishes on the short menu. Unlike almost all restaurants on the island a 15-17% gratuity is not added to the bill, so we are very motivated to give the best service possible. The ambiance is lively, the food is exceptional, but what really puts it over the top are the hats. Yes, the hats. There are hundreds of hats to choose from - anything from a princess tiara to a police helmet or maybe you would like to have flamingos dancing on your head.
Do you have any special events coming up in October and November? In October we do a ‘Steel Sommelier’ night (similar idea to televisions ‘Iron Chef ’). This event will be Gosling’s v Gosling’s. They won’t be given the menu until 2 days prior and then two Sommeliers from Gosling’s will come and pair each course with a glass of wine. There will be a set menu consisting of two appetizers, a main course and desert; each customer receives a card where they can score the Sommelier’s choices. During dinner the sommelier will explain why they chose the wine that they did. At the end of the night a winner will be declared and the customers leave Mad Hatters with a better understanding on how to pair wine with their meal. One day in November we will also be doing a traditional Thai/Korean set menu. We have two Thai chefs in the kitchen and as a matter of fact my wife is Korean and she will be joining the kitchen to help create a totally traditional Thai/Korean menu. This is the only night when the head chef Ben steps back and leaves the girls to do their own thing. Please call us for more info regarding this special night. The sooner you call the better chances you have to get a table. I often see you behind the bar? Are you a bartender too? Here at Mad Hatters everything is a little different than any other restaurant in Bermuda. Unlike almost all restaurants on the island we do not have a designated bartender. Each of our staff are trained as bartenders and servers. Mad Hatters has two owners and they both work in the restaurant. Mark, one of the owners, describes the specials of the day and our other owner Ben is the head chef. The kitchen is partially open to the dining room so it’s easy to observe Ben doing his magic. While you wait be sure to try one of Mad Hatter’s special drinks, they are truly specials as Mark or Ed make them up as they go along. Ed was very nice and he shared his favourite cocktails with us.
RIBENA DeKuyper Blackberry Liqueur Absolut vodka DeKuyper Triple Sec Sour mix Sprite
FIRE BIRD Bombay Sapphire gin DeKuyper Triple Sec Pineapple juice Coca Cola Grenadine Orange juice
SPICED ICE COFFEE SCREAMING COSMO
Mount Gay Eclipse Rum Van Gogh Espresso Vodka 1 shot of espresso Regular coffee Heavy cream Brown sugar
Kettle One Vodka Patron Silver Tequila Cranberry juice Fresh lime
Visit www.madhatters.bm or find Madhatters on Facebook. Don’t forget that Mad Hatters is a hidden gem on the island. Reservations are a must because all the locals love it. Call today 441 297 6231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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YOUR LINDO’S SHOPPING List: Camembert in its box Rosemary or Thyme 2 Rib-Eye Steaks Olive Oil 16 snails Cloves of Garlic Shallots Splash of Brandy White Wine Butter Flat Parsley
Bread Crumbs Sea Salt Milled Pepper Ice Cream Whipped Cream Chocolate Syrup Strawberry Sauce Chopped Fresh Fruit and/or Berries Chopped Nuts Glâce Cherries Wafers
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RIB-EYE STEAK with Garlic Buttered Snails Serves 2 2 Rib-Eye Steaks each weighing 8-10 ounces Olive Oil 16 snails 1 large peeled, finely chopped clove of Garlic 1 large peeled, finely chopped Shallot Splash of Brandy 2 ounces Butter Flat Parsley Finely Shredded with a Knife 1 ounce bread crumbs Coarse Sea Salt Milled Pepper
Season the steaks with salt and pepper. In a hot frying pan or skillet with a little olive oil, pan-fry the steaks to your liking. Remove and set aside. In the same pan add the butter, sweat the shallots and garlic and add the snails. Pour in the Brandy and flame. Add the parsley and breadcrumbs. Spoon the garlic snails over the steaks and serve. WINE SUGGESTION: Hardys Nottage Hill Shiraz Suggested by April Gosling Naude. Available at Gosling’s Stores
KNICKERBOCKER GLORY Serves 2 Scoops of any flavour Ice Cream Whipped Cream Chocolate Syrup Strawberry Sauce Chopped Fresh Fruit and/or Berries Chopped Nuts Glâce Cherries Wafers Layer all or some of the ingredients in a tall glass, however you want. For a classic finish though, you must top it off with a glâce cherry and a wafer! Make sure you have a spoon with a long handle!
Wine: Errazuriz Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc Suggested by April Gosling Naude. Available at Gosling’s Stores
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