The island was packed over Christmas week. Reservations at
restaurants were a must, and not just at the high-end places. Sweet
Plantains (777-4653) in Coral Bay – getting great reviews – packed. Call ahead.
Aqua Bistro (776-5336), also in Coral Bay, slammed by people (lots of customers) and experiencing a
staff shortage simultaneously … not good.
Satyamuna at Marketplace … the new veggie place … is getting
some good comments. Mushroom lasagna and an eggplant dish got four
stars. Kudos also for old reliables Cafe Roma (776-6524), Lime Inn (776-6425), and Panini
Skinny Legs’ shopping arcade is drawing attention.
Lots of island souvenirs and clothing for the beach and limin’.
The ferry from Charlotte Amalie is much less a hassle than from Red
Hook, which requires a length-of-the island cab ride. Here’s the