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

Join us for Sunday Italian Brunch @ Fanatic with Buzo’s Cristian Grini!
Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago / Italian / Special Event

Join us for Sunday Italian Brunch @ Fanatic with Buzo’s Cristian Grini!

We’ve teamed up with Fanatic Kitchen Studio to bring you Brunch @ Fanatic, a Sunday Brunch series with Trinidad’s top chefs! First up on Sunday, August 25th is an ITALIAN SUNDAY BRUNCH with Executive Chef Cristian Grini of Buzo Osteria Italiana. Cristian’s brunch menu and the wine menu from Vintage Imports look fantastic (links to brunch menu and wine … Continue reading

ALL ITALIAN FINE WINE & FOODS (St. Clair, Trinidad)
Gourmet Grocers / Italian / St. Clair / Wine & Spirits

ALL ITALIAN FINE WINE & FOODS (St. Clair, Trinidad)


Tucked away on Rust Street, ALL ITALIAN is a refreshing affair with its all white walls and carefully curated stock of Italian wine and gourmet foods.  Nearly 100 bottles of Italian reds, whites and Prosecco are on display along with a few box wines, which are usually on sample. What’s not love about a shop that … Continue reading

T&T Food Blogger Meetup @ BUZO OSTERIA ITALIANA!
Italian / Port of Spain / Special Event

T&T Food Blogger Meetup @ BUZO OSTERIA ITALIANA!

Our blogger meet-up at BUZO OSTERIA ITALIANA ticked all the boxes for a fantastic lime – great food, wine and a little bubbly (always appreciated), and tons of chat. This meet-up saw another blogger added to the bunch, ChutneyGarden helmed by local writer and fellow food lover Sharon Millar.  And of course, TriniGourmet’s Sarina, Q of … Continue reading

LA CANTINA PIZZERIA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
Italian / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / Pizza / Port of Spain

LA CANTINA PIZZERIA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


Update (May 2014) – LA CANTINA offers a pizza buffet on Tuesdays (link to more details).  Tucked inside a gorgeous 120 year-old building with loads of architectural charm, sits LA CANTINA PIZZERIA, Trinidad’s newest authentic Italian pizzeria (bringing the count to three!). LA CANTINA started out bringing awesome pies to pizza lovers in Tobago and opened … Continue reading

BACCO PIZZERIA ITALIANA (San Fernando, Trinidad)
Italian / Open on Sundays / Pizza / San Fernando / Wine Bar

BACCO PIZZERIA ITALIANA (San Fernando, Trinidad)


Have you pulled up a chair at BACCO, Sando’s first authentic Italian pizzeria? BACCO PIZZERIA ITALIANA arrived in South Trinidad in December 2012 courtesy of the Montis, the former owners of La Cantina Pizzeria in Tobago. The centerpiece of this Sando pizzeria is a wood-fired oven, which turns out superlative pizza pies.  BACCO’s lineup also includes a changing … Continue reading

EMILIANA OSTERIA ITALIANA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
Delivery Service (Limited) / Italian / Port of Spain

EMILIANA OSTERIA ITALIANA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


Serving appetizers, salads, pizzas, pasta and poultry, seafood and meat entrees alongside desserts, we’re excited to try Port of Spain’s newest Italian restaurant – Emiliana Osteria Italiana.  Insider Tip: We’re already hearing great things about their pizza! Click here for our Emiliana Osteria Italiana pictures from a recent dinner. Cuisine - Italian Serving/Hours - Lunch & Dinner: Monday … Continue reading

T&T Top 6: PIZZA Spots
Italian / Pizza / Port of Spain / Tobago

T&T Top 6: PIZZA Spots

1.  CHOP CHOPS BISTRO (Port of Spain, Trinidad) – With its high quality ingredients and perfect thin crust, CHOP CHOPS is our favourite spot for gourmet pizza in Trinidad!  (We’re partial to thin crust pizzas.)  Don’t miss the Super Mushroom pizza made with a creamy white sauce and insanely fresh mushrooms. (Check out Chop Chops’ special pizza deal - … Continue reading

CAFFE MIA ITALIAN BISTRO & BAR (Lowlands, Tobago)
International / Italian / Open on Sundays / Tobago / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

CAFFE MIA ITALIAN BISTRO & BAR (Lowlands, Tobago)


Situated in Lowlands, CAFFE MIA offers Italian pasta dishes, sandwiches, soups and housemade desserts, along with a taste of England with its British-style Sunday roast. We stopped in to partake in this English traditional Sunday meal of roasted lamb, beef, pork or chicken with all the trimmings. A few minutes into CAFFE MIA’s golden half-roast … Continue reading

THE PASTA GALLERY (Crown Point,Tobago)
Gluten Free Menu Options / Italian / Tobago / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

THE PASTA GALLERY (Crown Point,Tobago)


Located in Crown Point, THE PASTA GALLERY is a welcome addition to Tobago’s dining scene serving up hearty Italian pasta dishes. The restaurant is a colorful ode to minimalism, warmed up with yellow, green and purple washed walls and handmade furniture.  All this colour is beautifully punctuated by the original paintings and drawings of local professional artists, Rachael Heusner … Continue reading

CIAO CAFE (Scarborough, Tobago)
Coffeehouse / Ice Cream/Gelato/Sorbet / Italian / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / Party/Private Rooms / Tobago

CIAO CAFE (Scarborough, Tobago)


Located a stone’s throw from the port in Scarborough, CIAO CAFE offers up pasta entrees, sandwiches, salads and fresh bread. CIAO’s food is a good-value (and a tasty break from local Creole-style food). For us, the authentic gelato is the star here, housemade in flavours like intense Blueberry (made with fresh blueberries), decadent Tiramisu, and a boozy Wine … Continue reading

BUZO OSTERIA ITALIANA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
Gluten Free Menu Options / Halal Menu Items / Italian / Late Night Hours / Party/Private Rooms / Pizza / Port of Spain / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

BUZO OSTERIA ITALIANA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


Buzo’s Cristian Grini was our chef for our first Sunday Italian Brunch at Fanatic Kitchen Studio on August 25th, see all the pictures from brunch here. Also, don’t miss the post & pictures of our most recent visit to BUZO and Chef Cristian Grini’s favourite dishes in Trinidad! According to TripAdvisor, BUZO OSTERIA ITALIANA is the #1 restaurant in … Continue reading

Italian / Pizza / Tobago

Is T&T’s ‘bess’ pizza in Tobago?

Well, it depends on your definition.  If best = authentic, then the best pizza in our twin island nation is definitely in Tobago.  While Trinidad has several local and international pizza chains, authentic pizza is rarely found at a chain restaurant. Tiny Tobago is actually home to two authentic Italian pizzerias – LA CANTINA (Store Bay, … Continue reading

In the Press / Italian / Pizza / Tobago

Ciao Pizza & Mot Mot Restaurant In the News

Newsday’s Helga Trim has high praise for Tobago’s dining scene describing it as “one of the highlights of holidaying in the sister isle.” Trim visited CIAO PIZZA (Scarborough) and MOT MOT RESTAURANT (Mt. Irvine) and said “both restaurants scored high points for presentation, taste and service.”  [Trinidad & Tobago's Newsday, August 2011] Continue reading