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

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

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

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

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

RuStreet (St. Clair, Trinidad)
International / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / St. Clair / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

RuStreet (St. Clair, Trinidad)


The St. Clair neighborhood is one step closer to becoming a culinary hotspot in Trinidad with the opening of RuStreet restaurant in November 2013. RuStreet offers an “international menu, signature cocktails and affordable drinks” and features dishes like Beef & Shrimp Amore, Chicken Tenders, Fish Bites, Shrimp n’ Bubbles, Yucca Fries, pasta dishes, burgers, wraps, salads, desserts and more. Cuisine - International … Continue reading

Lunch is Served: New Lunch Menu at CHAUD CAFE & WINE BAR!
Gluten Free Menu Options / International / Vegetarian/Vegan Options / Woodbrook

Lunch is Served: New Lunch Menu at CHAUD CAFE & WINE BAR!


sand·wich (noun) an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with meat, cheese, or other filling between them, eaten as a light meal. Doesn’t sound too exciting, right?  A great sandwich is so much more than that definition.  Done right sandwiches are a work of art, constructed from freshly baked bread (gluten-free options are available), … Continue reading

THE 106 RESTAURANT at the Chaconia Hotel (Maraval, Trinidad)
International / Maraval

THE 106 RESTAURANT at the Chaconia Hotel (Maraval, Trinidad)


Life often serves up surprises and for us, the best surprises are food-related. This time the surprise was lunch at The Chaconia Hotel’s 106 RESTAURANT where we experienced a lovely meal in a restaurant that wasn’t even on our radar. Chef Michael Paul’s double-duty lunch and dinner menu is straightforward with the starters, salads and soups coming in … Continue reading

Doubles: The East vs West Challenge – Part 2 in the West
Caribbean/Creole / Special Event

Doubles: The East vs West Challenge – Part 2 in the West

West was up a few Saturdays ago for Part Two of the East/West Doubles Challenge (part one took place a few weeks ago in the East.) We braved the weather with challenge organizers David Wears and Nigel Reid, QD Ross of Bring It to the Table, TriniCooks‘ Joel & Mirella Villafana, blogger & DJ Cheyenne Baptiste, photographer Peter Lim Choy … Continue reading

Sundays are for Lunch @ CHAUD!
Brunch / Caribbean/Creole / International / Open on Sundays / Port of Spain

Sundays are for Lunch @ CHAUD!


Confession time…we’re not big fans of buffets. Oh, we love the idea of a buffet, but the sad truth is that we don’t like the idea of the mix n’ match cuisines on a buffet.  Not to mention that most buffets are fraught with the danger of overcooked or “old” food. CHAUD’s new Sunday Lunch (brunch) … Continue reading