restaurants

Taste Vinoteca: Available For Holiday Functions!

Taste Vinoteca: Available For Holiday Functions!

  Looking for a smaller intimate space for Christmas Lunch & Dinner Parties? Check out Taste Vinoteca at Maraval Plaza! Customized menus for any style function. Call Lisa at 1 (868) 323-4830 to design your business or personal experience.    

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 & […]

New Additions To The Hyatt Sushi Menu!

New Additions To The Hyatt Sushi Menu!

Hyatt Trinidad has added several new items to their sushi menu. Here are some of the new (and not so new) ones I tried recently! First up was drinks. I normally am a fan of the Toco Boi (Angostura 1919 rum, mint leaves, fresh coconut […]

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 […]

The Absolute Best Caribbean Restaurants in Crown Heights

The Absolute Best Caribbean Restaurants in Crown Heights

Where to go for righteous rotis, judiciously spiced Jamaican jerk, and unbelievably good beef patties. Source: The Absolute Best Caribbean Restaurants in Crown Heights   NY Peeps! Would love to hear your thoughts on the Caribbean restaurants listed in this article? Yay? Nay? In-Between? 🙂 […]

Taste Vinoteca restaurant re-launches in new Maraval Plaza location

Taste Vinoteca restaurant re-launches in new Maraval Plaza location

Restaurant Contact Details Address: Maraval Plaza Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Phone: +1 (868) 323-4830 Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. URL: https://www.facebook.com/TasteVinoteca/ About: Taste is a wine centric, Tapas style of dining with a Euro Mediterranean menu. We focus on Old World wine with […]

Amour et Café (review)

Amour et Café (review)

There’s something underfoot here in Trinidad. A movement of eager, innovative food lovers, opening small intimate locations where fresh ingredients shine and combine in ways that are delicious, surprising and, even better, affordable! For far too long Rituals has been the only option around for […]

Simma Down! – Caribbean Food in Western North Carolina

Simma Down! – Caribbean Food in Western North Carolina

From The Mountain Express: The Simma Down Caribbean Café just recently opened on Market Street downtown [Asheville], in the area formerly occupied by One Love. The restaurant is also surprisingly affordable, offering lunch plates laden with jerk chicken or pork and heaps of coconut rice […]

Calypso in Chestnut Hill: A Taste of Trinidad

Calypso in Chestnut Hill: A Taste of Trinidad

Last month the Philadelphia Inquirer ran a piece on a Trinidadian food stand called Calypso in Chestnut Hill’s Farmers Market. Excerpt: “It is time to make the next round of roti. Campbell slides balls of dough made with ground split peas and garlic from under […]

REVIEW: Paradis de la Creme, MovieTowne, Invaders’ Bay

REVIEW: Paradis de la Creme, MovieTowne, Invaders’ Bay

    MovieTowne is turning into quite a culinary hub for those in North-West Trinidad. When it first opened it was a bit of a wasteland (outside of the cineplex). The biggest non-movie attraction for the longest while was ‘Shakers’, an outdoor pub/bar. However over […]

REVIEW: Häagen Dazs – Ellerslie Plaza, Maraval

REVIEW: Häagen Dazs – Ellerslie Plaza, Maraval

I was first introduced to Häagen Dazs when I lived in the US so it was with great joy that I received the news several years ago that Häagen Dazs would be distributed locally via local supermarkets! Although the prices were astronomical, the quality of […]