VIAAA GOURMET BAKERY & RESTAURANT (Princes Town, Trinidad)
Halal Menu Items / Ice Cream/Gelato/Sorbet / International / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

VIAAA GOURMET BAKERY & RESTAURANT (Princes Town, Trinidad)


“This is exactly what Princes Town needed,” said a VIAAA customer on its Facebook page. Ands it’s true, VIAAA is a great addition helping fill a need in Princes Town and Trinidad. Doubling as a bakery and fast casual restaurant, the ambiance and comfortable seating will make you want to linger through breakfast, lunch and dinner. … Continue reading

Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: JULY 2014
Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago / Food Festivals / Special Event / Wine & Spirits Event

Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: JULY 2014

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 17th, 18th & 19th July, 9am-12pm, LEARN TO COOK at the Wendy Rahamut School of Cooking (San Fernando, Trinidad). Call (868) 357-0927 to book; rahamut@gmail.com.  $ Saturday, 19th July, 7pm-10pm, OFF MENU at Fanatic Kitchen Studio.  “CHOCOLATE is the star ingredient in your secret #OffMenu three-course meal & cocktail!”  Call (868) 782-1963 or email sita@fanatickitchenstudio to reserve.  Link to flyer.  $ Sunday, 20th … Continue reading

2014 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO MANGO FESTIVAL: 29th June
Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago / Food Festivals / Special Event

2014 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO MANGO FESTIVAL: 29th June

Pictures from the 2014 Mango Festival are here (link). Mango mania returns with the 2014 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO MANGO FESTIVAL on 29th June.  This year’s MANGO FESTIVAL will feature all the usual fun for the whole family with tons of mango varieties, mango-inspired products, food and drinks, fashion, dance, boat rides and more. WHERE – Caroni Bird Sanctuary WHEN – Sunday, 29th June … Continue reading

2014 KIDS Culinary Camps in Trinidad & Tobago
Cooking Class

2014 KIDS Culinary Camps in Trinidad & Tobago

2014 CULINARY BOOT CAMP at #79 St. Vincent Street, Tunapuna, Trinidad – Ages 6-16 years; Two weeks $400 inclusive of basic ingredients). Call (868) 336-4935 or 492-7397 for more information or to book. Session One: July 7th to July 18th, 2014 Session Two: August  4th to August 15th, 2014 2014 GOURMET KIDS CULINARY CAMPS in three locations in Trinidad & Tobago – Ages 7-16 years. Call (868) 330-2668 … Continue reading

Lou the Cheese Maker in Trinidad & Tobago
Food Makers / Italian

Lou the Cheese Maker in Trinidad & Tobago

“Lou is awesome.  He has been making cheese in Grande Riviere in rural northern Trinidad for the last 2 years.” We’re big fans of DOLCE VALLE DAIRY‘s locally-made full cream yogurt and Italian cheeses including the fresh mozzarella cheese, Rosemary Cheese and Caciotta Nutmeg Cheese. Dolce Valle products are available at All Italian Fine Wine & Foods; New Earth Organic Enterprises; Malabar Farms; The … Continue reading

Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: JUNE 2014
Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago / Food Festivals / Special Event / Wine & Spirits Event

Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: JUNE 2014

Thursdays in June, Free Cheesecake Offer – Buy One Get One Free at JARDIN (The Falls at West Mall, Westmoorings, Trinidad).  Link to flyer. Sunday, 1st June, DIM SUM at Kam Wah Restaurant (Port of Spain, Trinidad). Monthly dim sum at Kam Wah featuring “trolleys brimming with suckling pig, Peking duck, mimosas and more!”  $ Sunday, 1st June, 9:30am-3pm, UPMARKET at Woodbrook Youth Facility (Woodbrook, … Continue reading

English-Style Brunch @ Fanatic with Chef Joe Brown on June 1st!
Brunch / Special Event

English-Style Brunch @ Fanatic with Chef Joe Brown on June 1st!

Our Sunday Brunch @ Fanatic series with Fanatic Kitchen Studio is back this Sunday, June 1st  with Chef Joe Brown as our guest chef! And the English-style menu is a stunner – Cumbrian Black Pudding w/Tawny Port Caramelized Onions, Baked in Filo; Herbed Goat Cheese Tartlet w/Beetroot Jelly; Cappuccino of Asparagus & Stilton w/Sea Salt Fleuron; … Continue reading

TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: APRIL – MAY 2014
Closings / New Openings / News

TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: APRIL – MAY 2014

NEW RESTAURANTS IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO THE PORT (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – We’re so excited to visit The Port (and sample its Mediterranean Creole menu and sushi options) at One Woodbrook Plaza. (868) 628-4089. Opening for dinner only the week of June 2nd, Monday-Saturday  (from 6:30pm) with a plan to also open for lunch the week of June 9th.  Link to The … Continue reading

THE WATERMILL RESTAURANT (Mount Pleasant , Tobago)
International / Tobago

THE WATERMILL RESTAURANT (Mount Pleasant , Tobago)


THE WATERMILL RESTAURANT landed on the Tobago food scene last May (reopening under new management) so we were thrilled to finally visit over the Easter break! Housed in an open-air setting with loads of historical ambiance, THE WATERMILL serves lunch and dinner, Monday through Saturday.  The restaurant’s menu covers all the bases and includes steaks, two fish … Continue reading

LUCE @ Hilton Trinidad (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
International / Late Night Hours / Port of Spain / Sushi

LUCE @ Hilton Trinidad (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


  LUCE opened in March 2014  at the Hilton Trinidad serving a tapas-style menu of sushi, appetizers and desserts. Based on the pictures we’ve seen and the inherent advantage of being located at the Hilton, LUCE (“loo-chay”) has one of the best views in Trinidad.  Nevertheless, the interior space of this lounge-style establishment boasts a … Continue reading

TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: MARCH 2014
Closings / In the Press / New Openings / News

TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: MARCH 2014

NEW RESTAURANTS IN TRINIDAD LUCE at the Hilton Trinidad (Port of Spain, Trinidad) Opened this month serving a tapas-style menu of sushi, appetizers, desserts, etc. in a gorgeous space with an absolutely fantastic view!  Hours are 5pm-11pm, Tuesday to Thursday and 6pm-12 midnight, Friday & Saturday. (868) 225-2000.  More details here. PITA PIT (St. Augustine, Trinidad) added a … Continue reading

Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: MARCH 2014
Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago / Food Festivals / Special Event / Wine & Spirits Event

Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: MARCH 2014

Saturdays, 8th March to 5th April, 9am-3pm, COOKING WITH CONFIDENCE (short course) at Marabella Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute) Chaguaramas, Trinidad.  This short course is $1,850.  Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information.  $ Saturday, 8th March, 9:30am-3pm, UPMARKET at Woodbrook Youth Facility (Woodbrook, Trinidad). Walk with your grocery bags and cash for Trinidad’s premier gourmet market featuring … Continue reading

Salad Time @ CHOP CHOPS BISTRO!
Free Wi-Fi / Healthy Fare / International / Port of Spain

Salad Time @ CHOP CHOPS BISTRO!


With Carnival nearly here in Trinidad & Tobago, it’s the perfect time to talk salad as we make our last lap of calorie watching, reduced carb diets, and an overall exercise frenzy. CHOP CHOPS BISTRO recently introduced three new costume-friendly salads that can be enjoyed well beyond Carnival season — a Mediterranean Salad, Steak Salad and … Continue reading