TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: APRIL – MAY 2014
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TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: APRIL – MAY 2014

NEW RESTAURANTS IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO THE PORT (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – We’re so excited to visit The Port (and sample its Mediterranean Creole menu and sushi options) at One Woodbrook Plaza. (868) 628-4089. Opening for dinner only the week of June 2nd, Monday-Saturday  (from 6:30pm) with a plan to also open for lunch the week of June 9th.  Link to The … Continue reading

TriniChow Food & Restaurant News Roundup: MARCH 2014
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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
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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

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

NEW RESTAURANTS, REOPENINGS, NEW MENUS, SPECIALS, etc. JOSHUA’S ON THE CORNER (Port of Spain, Trinidad) opened its doors on October 19th. Join their e-mail list here and check out Joshua’s On The Corner on Facebook (link).  Corner of Tragarete & French. ELLERZ CAFE (St. Augustine, Trinidad) brings a new “gourmet comfort food” to the St. Augustine and UWI area.  #32 … Continue reading

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

NEW RESTAURANTS, REOPENINGS, RELOCATIONS, NEW MENUS, etc. CHUTNEY HUT (Barataria, Trinidad) – Love the name and the cute branding, can’t wait to sample the food!  The menu is short and sweet – Pholourie, Kachourie, Aloo Pies, Saheena and a very intriguing sounding Debe-On-A-Stick along with a choice of five chutneys (tamarind, coconut, pepper, sweet and pommecythere). … Continue reading

Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: AUGUST 15th-30th, 2013
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Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: AUGUST 15th-30th, 2013

Saturdays, August 17th through September 21st, 9am-3pm, COOKING WITH CONFIDENCE (short course) at Marabella Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute), Marabella, Trinidad.  This short course is $1,850.  Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to flyer.  $ Saturday, August 17, 1pm-4pm,  DOLCE VALLEY CHEESE TASTING at The Happy Gourmet (Valsayn, Trinidad).  “Come by and find out more about … Continue reading

New Restaurants in Trinidad & Tobago: JULY/AUGUST 2013
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New Restaurants in Trinidad & Tobago: JULY/AUGUST 2013

SHESHA CAFE & LOUNGE (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – Tasty Mediterranean food in casual but stylish setting is back at One Woodbrook Place along with shisha and hookahs.  We love that Shesha is open on Sundays too!  #4 One Woodbrook Place, (868) 622-4927.  Link to more details on Shesha Cafe & Lounge. PEPE ROSSO PIZZERIA (Arima, Trinidad) – Attention Arima … Continue reading

New Restaurants in Trinidad: MAY/JUNE 2013
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New Restaurants in Trinidad: MAY/JUNE 2013

ABRAHAM’S GRILL HUT (Cunupia Village, Trinidad) – Serving pastas, burgers, sandwiches, tons of sides and “fun stuff” like fried calamari, popcorn chicken, mini burgers and fried shrimp.  #200 Monroe Road, Cunupia. (868) 223-9000. Link to Facebook page and menu. HOT SUBS CAFE at Westmall (West Moorings, Trinidad) – HOT SUBS‘ devotees will be thrilled with this new location … Continue reading

New Restaurant Openings & Closings in Trinidad: APRIL 2013
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New Restaurant Openings & Closings in Trinidad: APRIL 2013

AIOLI (Maraval, Trinidad) – We’ve been looking forward to this restaurant’s opening!  Located in Ellerslie Plaza (above Boomers/Mario’s Pizza), AIOLI is now open for lunch (Monday-Friday, 11:30am – 3:30pm) and dinner (Monday-Saturday, 6:30pm – 11pm).  The menu is “European fusion with a heavy Mediterranean base.”  Reservations are recommended.  Link to more details on AIOLI. SALAD CAFE (Woodbrook, Trinidad) … Continue reading

Trinidad’s New Restaurants & Eats: FEBRUARY – MARCH 2013
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Trinidad’s New Restaurants & Eats: FEBRUARY – MARCH 2013

ZABOUCA BREADS (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – This artisan bakery opens at #73 Tragarete Road (across the street from the gas station) on Friday, March 15th and initially the hours will be Thursday 10am-6pm; Friday 10am-6pm; and Saturday 9am-5pm.  Menu items will include multi-grain and country breads along with scones.  Link to more information on Zabouca Breads. AL’S DINER (Petit Valley, Trinidad) – … Continue reading

New Restaurant Openings & Closings in Trinidad: JANUARY 2013
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New Restaurant Openings & Closings in Trinidad: JANUARY 2013

Latest restaurant openings here (link) DREAM LOUNGE (San Fernando, Trinidad) – Opened in Gulf View, DREAM LOUNGE is surely to become a hot ‘limin’ and dining spot in South. (868) 223-CHIC or 681-1747. Link to Dream Lounge menu and Facebook page. PIT ‘N PUB BAR & LOUNGE (Port of Spain, Trinidad) – Hours: Monday-Thursday 1oam-2am; Friday-Saturday 10am-4am and Sunday 4pm-midnight. #31 … Continue reading

Trinidad’s NEW Eats & Restaurant Openings: DECEMBER 2012
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Trinidad’s NEW Eats & Restaurant Openings: DECEMBER 2012

Latest restaurant openings here (link) The month of December was very kind to T&T’s restaurant scene with nearly a dozen new options, including a new TAO SUSHI location, a proper French bistro in St. AnnsMaraval, BBQ in Carenage, a full-service restaurant in Castara, two authentic Italian pizzerias, Trinidad’s first German restaurant, a new ice cream shop in Debe, and The … Continue reading