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Zest's new summer menu

hot new summer menu at zest

Gansevoort Turks + Caicos gave Stelle,  its fine-dining restaurant, a well-received winter upgrade. Afterward, Exec. Chef Joel Vallar’s attention turned to the restaurant’s casual beachfront sister, Zest, and it looks like Provo’s in for a tasty summer. Zest originally carved out its mark as a chic outdoor gathering spot, famed by guests and locals alike…

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Marini, wife Carol, son Georges and daughter Julianna, had ‘an unbelievable blast’ in Turks and Caicos in March.

gilles marini: family time

elaxing family vacation or elaborate lifestyle photo shoot? When the absurdly attractive family in question is led by ridiculously good looking actor Gilles Marini, the results can be hard to distinguish. He’s probably best known for his breakout 2008 turn as “the naked guy” in the Sex and the City movie. Devotees of the franchise…

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David Bowen is the Grace Bay Resorts: Director of
Wellness, Culture & Entertainment.

david bowen: keeper of the flame

In the presentations native Islander David Bowen gives visitors about the culture and history of the Turks and Caicos, more than words spin the tales. Conch shells, pearlescent and bright, sing out long-distance messages from the past. Fibers and grains evoke the fading eras of cotton and salt. He moves as he speaks, too, summoning…

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Local artist Mike DeCamp

mike deCamp: oceanic artist

Mike DeCamp belongs to the ocean. Mention the sea to him and his eyes will instinctively brighten, flashing as blue as the cerulean waters off the coast of St. Augustine, Florida, where he was born. As the grandson of the famed artist and doll maker Norma DeCamp, a predetermined pathway into a career in art…

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Photographer Renau Destine

renau destine: photographer

There’s a reason people tell talented photographers that they’ve got “an eye.” The art of capturing extraordinary im­ages through the vessel of a camera requires more than just pointing and clicking. Instead, it takes the gift of seeing beyond the prisms of normality.  The process of photography for 26-year-old Renau Destine is like alchemy, taking…

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chef erik gremmer: the doctrine of better

In the 45 years since Alice Waters planted French provincial sensibilities in North­ern California soil and launched the North American culinary revolution, appreciation for quality ingredients and insightful sim­plicity has become a global standard for elite cuisine. But while the doctrine of simplicity is an article of received faith for many, Erik Grem­mer, 42, came…

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Raised in Turks & Caicos, Sean and Liam Karam spent the past year traveling with the World Class Kiteboarding Academy headquartered in Hood River, Oregon.

liam and sean karam: air borne

Once upon a time there were two normal kids who grew up doing normal kid stuff: Playing hockey, practicing karate, flying kiteboards… OK, maybe those aren’t exactly normal kid activities elsewhere. Maybe they’re only normal on Providenciales, where a uniquely blended culture drawn from the traditions of Islanders and settlers makes life so surpris­ing and…

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