Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Wednesday morning fire in the DFC Area

Four people are lucky after a fire that could have destroyed their entire house was put out quickly. Just after 11 on Wednesday morning, the fire department responded to the scene of a fire on Manta Ray Street in the DFC Area of San Pedro Town. Luckily neighbors in the area lent a helping hand moments after they saw smoke and flames coming out from one of the windows. The fire partially destroyed one of the bedrooms, while some of the household items received smoke and water damage.

According to the police, preliminary investigations have revealed that the cause of fire may be due to electrical failure. Read more on the fire in this week’s issue of the San Pedro Sun.

Andrew Zimmern's enjoys Bizarre Foods at Azul!

Andrew Zimmern, host of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, and ‘Bizarre Food’ enthusiast, arrived on Ambergris Caye on Thursday. Spending the night at Azul Resort, he prepared for a Friday full of filming and eating.

He started off the day by heading to the Caribbean waters in search of delicious seafood which he brought back to shore. Waiting at the Rojo Lounge was Chef Jeff Spiegel who prepared bizarre platters for and with Andrew. Together, the duo of chefs delighted themselves for hours with fantastic conversation, trade secret exchanges and sampling dishes.

After a good meal, Andrew and his crew left the island enroute to San Pedro Columbia, Toledo where he shared an authentic Mayan dish with a traditional family.

Bizarre Foods is produced by Tremendous! Entertainment for the Travel Channel (Channel 49) and is aired in 70 countries on Tuesday nights.