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

TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: FEBRUARY 2014
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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

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

TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: NOVEMBER 2013
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TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: NOVEMBER 2013

NEW RESTAURANTS & REOPENINGS IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO THE RUSTY BARREL (San Fernando, Trinidad) – This full service restaurant opened on November 15th and features menu items like BBQ Cowheel, the salmon Cointreau, fried red snapper, barrel wings and more. Hours are Tuesday-Thursday: 11am – 10pm and Friday-Saturday: 11am – 2am.  Corner Prince Charles Street and Cipero … Continue reading

Trinidad & Tobago’s Chocolate in the News: A Chocolate Tour of the Caribbean
In the Press

Trinidad & Tobago’s Chocolate in the News: A Chocolate Tour of the Caribbean

“What grows in the Caribbean is the Champagne of cocoa.” On November 9th, the New York Times published a fantastic feature article on chocolate’s resurgence in the Caribbean - A Chocolate Tour of the Caribbean. Not surprisingly, Trinidad & Tobago is a major stop on the Caribbean chocolate tour for the journalist (Baz Dreisinger).  Dreisinger’s tour … Continue reading

In the Press

Trinidad Restaurants Featured in New York Times (Dec 2011)

Trinidad was the subject of The New York Times “36 Hours” Travel column published on December 29, 2011. Several of our favourite restaurants in Trinidad were mentioned including: MORE SUSHI (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – “For something more upscale…More Sushi…serves up scrumptious rolls: the one called Iron Chef features crab salad wrapped in salmon.”  DRINK! WINE BAR (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – … Continue reading

In the Press / Tobago

TOBAGO: “A Culinary Powerhouse in the Caribbean”

The Miami Herald recently heaped high praise on Tobago’s culinary scene, “Blessed with a bounty of natural resources, the petite isle north of Venezuela is a Caribbean culinary powerhouse. Tobago is the smaller sibling in the twin island nation of Trinidad & Tobago and has no hotels higher than a palm tree. With a population of just … Continue reading

In the Press / State of Emergency

Restaurants & State of Emergency: In the News

Read about how restaurants and other businesses are being impacted by and responding to the State of Emergency and curfew: BACKLASH (Trinidad Express) – “Business is down in Trinidad and Tobago “across the board” by at least 30 per cent, and some in the restaurant and hospitality sector have suffered a 75 per cent reduction … 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