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

Trinidad Restaurant Buzz: New Eats & Openings in Trinidad (OCTOBER 2012)
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Trinidad Restaurant Buzz: New Eats & Openings in Trinidad (OCTOBER 2012)

By our count, nine new restaurants have opened in Trinidad in the last six weeks.  We’re particularly excited to see that Chaguanas has its first Italian restaurant – Wild Olive Italian Bistro; St. Augustine added an adorable coffee shop and a sit-down restaurant with Tablespoon Coffee & Dessert House and Cafe Brulee respectively; and The Vine … Continue reading