Digby Stridiron Pays Homage to Caribbean Culinary History at St. Croix's Balter

Liz Grossman

When Digby Stridiron first heard the word “balter” he knew it was the perfect name for his St. Croix restaurant. “It means to dance without rhythm or care,” he says. “I thought about someone who maybe wasn’t the best dancer, but was having the time of his or her life. To me, it translated to food.” Stridiron’s menu follows an island beat. The founder of the...