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”) have one of the best views in Trinidad.   Nevertheless, the interior space and terrace of this lounge-style … Continue reading

Crepes & Galettes @ ZaZou Bistro Moderne!
French / Maraval

Crepes & Galettes @ ZaZou Bistro Moderne!


Just a quick post to let you know that delightful crepes and galettes now grace the menu at Trinidad’s only French restaurant, ZAZOU BISTRO MODERNE. The Saturday-only crepes and galette menu offers a nice mix of savory and sweet options., including a Rum Flambe Banana & Chocolate Sauce Crepe; a Galette with Smoked Salmon, Chives & Cream; a Caramel Toffee … 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

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

TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: FEBRUARY 2014

NEW RESTAURANTS, REOPENINGS IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO ALLEGRIA FROZEN YOGURT & CUPCAKES (Gulf City Mall, San Fernando, Trinidad) opened in mid- February. Hours are Monday – Sunday: 10am-9pm.  (868) 688-8009. ASIAN FUSION (Arima, Trinidad) is scheduled to open on February 28th and feature “delightful Asian cuisine and mouthwatering local dishes.” Opening hours from 10:30am.  #13 Hollis … Continue reading

CINNAMON BAKING (Diego Martin, Trinidad)
Bakery/Pastries / Diego Martin

CINNAMON BAKING (Diego Martin, Trinidad)


A gem of a bakery with local favorites made from scratch and baked daily, including very convenient grab-and-go breakfast service featuring coconut or fry bakes and sada roti with buljol, smoked herring, tomato choka and pumpkin in takeout containers. In true neighborhood bakery form, CINNAMON BAKING offers up something for everyone with currant rolls, croissants, mini-pizzas, accra, … Continue reading

DIANNE’S TEA SHOP (Maraval, Trinidad)
All-Day Breakfast / International / Maraval / Open on Sundays / Tea Service

DIANNE’S TEA SHOP (Maraval, Trinidad)


Opened on February 14th, DIANNE’S TEA SHOP is a bright and airy affair that we’re looking forward to sampling in the coming weeks. The restaurant’s starting out with a short menu for breakfast and lunch and of course, an afternoon tea service. So far, breakfast includes Eggs Benedict with Crab Blinis, an English Classic Breakfast, eggs … Continue reading

2014 Valentine’s Day Specials at Restaurants in Trinidad & Tobago
Special Event

2014 Valentine’s Day Specials at Restaurants in Trinidad & Tobago

Here’s our roundup of restaurants in Trinidad & Tobago offering 2014 Valentine’s Day specials, which range from buffet dinners to multi-course plated dinners. A few restaurants are also offering lunch on Valentine’s Day along with a special menu on the day before or after Valentine’s Day. WEST TRINIDAD AIOLI (Maraval, Trinidad) Valentine’s Dinner Price (available Feb … Continue reading

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

Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: FEBRUARY 2014

Saturday, 8th February, SOULAR SAMPLING (Sun-dried bananas, cocoa nibs, and more) 9am-11am, New Earth Organics (Woodbrook, Trinidad) and 11am-1pm, Malabar Farms (Maraval, Trinidad), Saturday, 8th February, 10am-2pm, ZAYA’S QUINOA SALAD TASTING at Bloom’s Imports (Diego Martin, Trinidad). Saturday, 8th February, 3pm-6pm, OMARBEANS CHOCOLATE TASTING at The Happy Gourmet (Valsayn, Trinidad). Saturday, 8th February, 5:30pm-7:30pm, WINE TASTING SESSION at Lotus Wares (Maraval, Trinidad). “Come join us for comparative blind tasting (paired with light appetizers).” … Continue reading

BAREFOOT BISTRO (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Gluten Free Menu Options / Healthy Fare / International / Vegetarian/Vegan Options / Woodbrook

BAREFOOT BISTRO (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – TEMPORARILY CLOSED


Good healthy food, made with love & great ingredients. This could be the tagline for BAREFOOT BISTRO, a recent Woodbrook addition squarely focused on veg-centric dishes crafted from locally sourced ingredients. We’ve dined here several times and can’t stop shouting out (and Instagramming) the bistro’s insanely good Spinach & Mushroom Quiche, Black Bean Hashbrowns, Chopped … Continue reading

TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: DECEMBER 2013/JANUARY 2014
Closings / In the Press / New Openings

TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: DECEMBER 2013/JANUARY 2014

NEW RESTAURANTS, REOPENINGS & NEW MENUS IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO BAREFOOT BISTRO (Woodbrook, Trinidad) - Chef Ed Inglefield’s Barefoot Bistro opened in December 2013. Currently open for lunch, BAREFOOT BISTRO is “casual and easygoing spot that offers vegan/vegetarian meals, also including meat options.” Link to menu.  Monday-Friday: 12pm-2:30pm (breakfast is coming soon!).  #22 Gallus Street. (868) 395-1473 ARNOS VALE … Continue reading

MR. HOPS (Santa Cruz, Trinidad)
Open on Sundays / Pizza / Santa Cruz / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

MR. HOPS (Santa Cruz, Trinidad)


Serving pizza, pasta, burgers, barbecue, salads and nearly ten sides, MR. HOPS recently opened in Santa Cruz. Cuisine - Pizza; BBQ; International Hours - Monday – Thursday: 10am – 9:30pm; Friday – Saturday: 10am – 10:30pm; Sunday: 10am – 9:30pm. Address/Phone/Email - Cruz One Plaza, #1 Saddle Road, Santa Cruz, Trinidad; (868) 676-4677. Facebook Page/Links to Menu – MR. HOPS on Facebook; Mr Hops on Twitter; BBQ, … Continue reading