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

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

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

Maraval Road & Rust Street: A Neighborhood  of Good Eats
Port of Spain / Woodbrook

Maraval Road & Rust Street: A Neighborhood of Good Eats

It’s not quite the Avenue or Movietowne, but St. Clair’s Maraval Road and Rust Street are becoming quite the culinary nexus with everything from Creole to Korean dining options. Today, Maraval Road is home to nearly ten restaurants including Golden Bell Korean Restaurant, Chinee’s Barbecue, Humzinger juice bar & kick ass kitchen, Dopson’s Roti, Eagle’s Chinese Restaurant, Lawrence of … Continue reading

CASA RESTAURANT at The Carlton Savannah (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
International / Port of Spain

CASA RESTAURANT at The Carlton Savannah (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


On the second floor of The Carlton Savannah Hotel hides CASA RESTAURANT, one of Trinidad’s most elegant and best kept secrets for dinner. We were  invited to CASA for a chef’s table dinner and loved it from the time we opened the door. Upon entering, your eyes are immediately drawn to the floor-to-ceiling ivory curtains … Continue reading

Pull Up a Chair at Peche: T&T Food Blogger Meetup
News / Port of Spain

Pull Up a Chair at Peche: T&T Food Blogger Meetup

We are proud Pechites.  What’s a Pechite?  Pechites are devotees of PECHE’s superb desserts, pastries and swoon-worthy breakfasts and lunches. At our last T&T Bloggers’ Table we were anxious to add PECHE PATISSERIE to our restaurant wish list.  Thankfully Chef Khalil Ali made it happen and a few weeks later our foodie gang happily descended on PECHE — … Continue reading

Delightful DIM SUM at TIKI VILLAGE (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
Chinese / Dim Sum / Port of Spain / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

Delightful DIM SUM at TIKI VILLAGE (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


Dim sum anyone? Located on the eighth floor of the Kapok Hotel, this restaurant offers up dim sum delights among the tree tops.  TIKI VILLAGE delivers one of Port of Spain’s most impressive views and an ambiance that just won’t quit — soaring ceilings and teak-lined walls adorned with gorgeous copper murals. The restaurant’s dim sum … Continue reading

ZABOUCA BREADS (Woodbrook, Trinidad)
Bakery/Pastries / Port of Spain / Woodbrook

ZABOUCA BREADS (Woodbrook, Trinidad)


ZABOUCA BREADS has “reached!” The bread roster at this artisan bakery includes a Green Olive & Thyme, Flax Seed Batard, Sunflower Rye along with a multigrain bread, miche, baguette and a spelt boule. Carb lovers can also get their fill from the ZABOUCA “quick bread and scones” menu with delightful-sounding scones like Blueberry Cornmeal, Coconut Ginger, Toasted Hazelnut Chocolate and the Cheddar Green … 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

KAVA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
International / Late Night Hours / Pizza / Port of Spain / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

KAVA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


Weary after a busy Carnival Monday, we finally popped into KAVA for dinner to see what the pizza buzz is all about. KAVA’s pizza menu offers 18 thin crust pizzas fired by a combination gas and wood burning oven.  Exciting pizza toppings abound here from the signature KAVA (goat cheese, caramelized onions, toasted walnuts or capers) to the … 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

GOLDEN BELL KOREAN RESTAURANT (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
Korean / Open on Sundays / Port of Spain / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

GOLDEN BELL KOREAN RESTAURANT (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


We’re totally smitten with GOLDEN BELL KOREAN RESTAURANT, the throwback charm of its decor, and the food, oh the food! Located on Maraval Road, the dinner menu features all the Korean stalwarts – Shabu-Shabu (technically a Japanese dish but popular in Korea), Jeongol (hot pot), Jjigae (Korean stew), rice and noodle dishes, and appetizers like Kimchijeon (a savoury … 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