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Enjoy A Night of Latin Dinner, Dancing & Cocktails this November at the Hyatt Trinidad (recap)

Enjoy A Night of Latin Dinner, Dancing & Cocktails this November at the Hyatt Trinidad (recap)

  I recently enjoyed the soft launch of this November’s series of Latin Dinner, Dancing & Cocktails at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad. Being held each Saturday in November (yes there are 3 left!), this  innovative offering is being presented in partnership with the Caribbean & […]

November is Latin Dancing, Cocktails & Dinner at the Hyatt Trinidad!

November is Latin Dancing, Cocktails & Dinner at the Hyatt Trinidad!

DINNER, COCKTAILS AND LATIN DANCE Enjoy a scrumptious dinner and spend your Saturday night at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad learning to tango, cha cha, salsa or merengue. Latin Dance Schedule • November 3rd- Merengue •November 10th- Salsa • November 17th- Cha Cha • November 24th- […]

Dewar’s Scotch Tasting: Entering the World of Spirits

Dewar’s Scotch Tasting: Entering the World of Spirits

Friday, October 19th found me at the Trinidad Hilton’s Grand Ballroom, for a Dewar’s Whisky Tasting with their Global Brand Ambassador Fraser Campbell. Although I consider myself a neophyte to the world of spirits, I’m not that much in the dark that I don’t know […]

Les Bourgeois Gourmet Services: Weddings & More!

Les Bourgeois Gourmet Services: Weddings & More!

    Les Bourgeois Gourmet Services, a full-service catering company recently joined forces with TrinidadWeddings.com to highlight their diverse menu offerings.   TASTE! –  an exclusive tasting event for engaged couples, event industry professionals and food bloggers allowed us to mingle and enjoy delicious tasting-portion selections, […]

Taste Wednesdays Presents: Social Table

Taste Wednesdays Presents: Social Table

  Learn More about Taste Vinoteca! • Taste Vinoteca – Lunch Menu (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week) • Taste Vinoteca – Dinner Menu (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018) • Taste Vinoteca restaurant re-launches in new Maraval Plaza location

Kaizan Sushi – Movietowne POS (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

Kaizan Sushi – Movietowne POS (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

• Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018 Master Post   My last stop on my whirlwind mini-tour  of Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018 was Movietowne’s Kaizan Sushi. I used to frequent Kaizan regularly but hadn’t been in a few years. As a result I was […]

Taste Vinoteca – Lunch (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

Taste Vinoteca – Lunch (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

• Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018 Master Post   Two days after my memorable evening experience at Taste Vinoteca, I was back to give their Lunch Menu a try.  I had hoped to spend the time with a vegetarian friend of mine, however a late […]

La Cantina – Port of Spain (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

La Cantina – Port of Spain (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

• Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018 Master Post Day Two of my Restaurant Week sojourn found me within the walls of the 120+ year old building “Siegert’s House”, which also serves as the home of La Cantina, an authentic Italian Pizzeria with three locations across […]

Taste Vinoteca – Dinner Menu (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

Taste Vinoteca – Dinner Menu (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

• Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018 Master Post After an amazing late lunch to kick off Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week at Paprika Bistro, later that evening I headed to Taste Vinoteca solo to sample their Chef’s Tasting Dinner Menu.     First out of […]

Paprika Bistro (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

Paprika Bistro (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

• Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018 Master Post Paprika Bistro was my first spot to hit up for Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018. Located in West Mall, it was the only venue on my list this year that I had never patronized before. Excited, […]

Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018!

Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018!

  Five menus over three days!  Gastronomic terrorism I called it, only slightly tongue-in-cheek. Indeed there is no denying the dizzying force that Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week has grown into over the last three years. Over 87 establishments participated this time around, and the […]

Emancipation Village 2010: African Food Fair Part 4 – Departure/Closing Thoughts

Emancipation Village 2010: African Food Fair Part 4 – Departure/Closing Thoughts

With our stomachs full we decided to explore the right hand side of the Fair before leaving. This area was designated to traders and vendors of handiwork, clothing, and health items. Everything looked wonderful and I wished I had walked with more money. Some even […]

Emancipation Village 2010: African Food Fair Part 2 – Cassava Fries & Kelewele (video)

Emancipation Village 2010: African Food Fair Part 2 – Cassava Fries & Kelewele (video)

After passing through the entrance it was time to head straight to the food court. Food was served in 2 main areas, one officially designated “Food Court” where most of the vendors were still absent or trying to keep dry beneath white tarpaulin, and the […]

Emancipation Village 2010: African Food Fair Part 1 – Arrival (video)

Emancipation Village 2010: African Food Fair Part 1 – Arrival (video)

August 1st was Emancipation Day here in Trinidad & Tobago. A public holiday since 1985 its definition has recently been expanded as a recognition of the struggles of all the ethnic groups who came here in servitude. At its heart though it remains essentially a […]

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 7 – Closing Thoughts (video)

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 7 – Closing Thoughts (video)

For the past few days I’ve been reviewing the recently held Sauté Trinbago food event. If you’ve been following along I hope you have enjoyed the photos and videos that I’ve shared. If you’ve missed any of the posts to date you can quickly catch […]

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 6 – Shurwayne Winchester (video)

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 6 – Shurwayne Winchester (video)

Last to the stage was soca artiste Shurwayne Winchester. I was blown away by his set, which felt more like a mixtape on steroids. Seamless and flawless, he and his band (Y.O.U) combined elements of hiphop, his own soca hits (and those of others), and […]