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TriniChow Restaurant Openings & News: October-November 2014

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KRAVE RESTAURANT & SUSHI LOUNGE (Marabella, Trinidad) – Opens 19th November (the decor looks great!) for dinner from 6:30pm, Tuesday to Saturday. KRAVE is located on the upper level of the Tarouba Plaza (just before Marabella roundabout). Sunday brunch service was added in December 2014.  Link to Krave menu 1 of 2 and menu 2 of 2. (868) 655-4734

HOME CAFE (St. Clair, Trinidad) – “The cafe at HOME. A new space to create + collaborate. At our flagship in St Clair, Trinidad. A collaboration between ANYA + Abovegroup.” HOME Cafe on Instagram.

SUSHI EXPRESS (Curepe, Trinidad) – Offering appetizers (tempura, salads, edamame, etc) and sushi via takeout, delivery or dine-in. Link to Sushi Express menu. (868) 282-4107

MANDIERO’S PERI PERI (Newtown, Port of Spain, Trinidad) – Opened serving “flame grilled chicken, marinated for two days in original Mandiero’s peri peri sauce and basted during grilling as you like it.”  #72 Tragarete Road (corner of Picton Street). Link to Mandiero’s Peri Peri’s Menu.

SALT N’ PEPPER (Maraval, Trinidad) serving “classical Indian cuisine” in the Shoppes of Maraval. Current hours 11am-9pm, Monday – Saturday. (868) 622-3938 or 339-4949. Try the Tandoori Chicken and the Chili GobiLinks to menu 1 of 3, 2 of 3, 3 of 3. 

ME ASIA DIM SUM RESTAURANT (Newtown, Port of Spain, Trinidad) – Opened a second location with an all-day dim sum menu as well as an a la carte Chinese menu. Buffet dinner is available on Thursdays 5pm-9pm.  The restaurant is located in Hong Kong City’s old space at #86A Tragarete Road. Hours are 11am-10pm, Monday to Sunday including holidays. (868) 622-3949 or 622-6888. Link to dim sum menu for Me Asia Dim Sum Restaurant.

V&J BRAUHAUS RESTAURANT & BEER GARDEN (Port of Spain, Trinidad) reopened in October in its new location at Victoria Square, #14-17 Ground Floor, Victoria Suites.  (868) 775 0729.  Link to flyer with hours of operation.

TOPPERS SPORTS BAR & GRILL (St. Clair, Trinidad) – Opened a second location at #16 Rust Street in St. Clair. (868) 628-8677

BOOTLEGGERS (Chaguanas, Trinidad) – Opened on Ramsaran Street in Chaguanas (restaurant in that space was formerly Mojos). (868) 223-2668 or 671-5391.

WANDA’S WAFFLES (Santa Cruz, Trinidad) opened at Cruz One Plaza (across from the San Antonio Green Market).  Hours are Mon- Thur 8am-8pm, Fri 8am-9pm, Sat 7am-9pm, and Sun 7am-8pm. (868) 354-3333.

DAIRY QUEEN (Diego Martin, Trinidad) – Opened at West Bees Plaza in October.

MARIO’S PIZZA (Port of Spain) reopened its Cipriani Boulevard store on Monday, 24th November after renovations.

FLAIR, THE RESTAURANT (Woodbrook, Trinidad) will be closed for lunch through the end of November 2014.

NEW MENUS, NEW HOURS & OTHER NEWS

WILD OLIVE ITALIAN BISTRO (Chaguanas, Trinidad) is now offering breakfast, Monday-Friday 7am-10am. (868) 221-4742.  Link to Wild Olive’s breakfast menu.

JOSEPH’S RESTAURANT (Maraval, Trinidad) is hosting an Arabian Week dinner buffet special from Friday, 14th November through Friday, 21st November with live entertainment. $375 per person includes a glass of wine. Reservations (868) 622-5557 or info@josephstnt.com. Link to flyer and our post on the week.

OCEAN (SEAFOOD) DELIGHT has partnered with ANGELO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT  on a promotion where you can win a $800 voucher for Angelos.  Link to more details.

BLOOM’S IMPORTS – “Bloom’s is happy to announce that we’ve partnered with Tru Valu Supermarket to offer customers a Bloom’s section in Long Circular and Trincity Mall locations!

MORE VINO MORE SUSHI rolled out “Tea Time” specials — “Late lunch, mid afternoon snack or some dessert? Come in and enjoy the “Tea Time” specials at More Vino Everyday from 3pm – 6pm. Dine in Only.” Link to flyer.

CARNIVAL CITY ULTRA LOUNGE (San Fernando, Trinidad) is now serving a Sunday Brunch Buffet (10am-4pm; $150 per person).  Link to Carnival City’s brunch menu.

J’AIME PASTRY launched a new line of pastries, cakes and desserts (available by order or at ARTIE’S in Maraval)

ALL OUT SPORTS BAR & GOURMET GRILL (Port of Spain, Trinidad) added a $80 daily specials to its “Express Lunch Menu” specials include a soup or salad and soda, service & taxes are also included.”  Link to All Out’s Express Lunch Menu.

PITA PIT  (St. Augustine Trinidad) rolled out an all-day breakfast menu at their UWI location (hours 8am-9pm Monday- Friday and 10am-6pm Saturday).  Link to all-day breakfast menu.

VIAAA (Princes Town, Trinidad) – Now open on Sundays 2pm to 9pm.  More details on VIAA (link).

COMING SOON & UPCOMING MOVES

PECHE PATISSERIE (Chaguanas, Trinidad) – Peche is opening two restaurants in Chaguanas, both under one roof in late November. It will be located at Oasis Place, #74 Caroni Savannah Road. There will be a Peche Patisserie outlet (Peche baked goods, coffee drinks and select items from POS menu) and ‘Cayenne (House of Spice),’ a new quality fast food venture from Peche. Cayenne will have a similar menu to Pêche PoS, and additional items including burgers, pastas and stuffed naan, as well as combination meals with fish, shrimp, lobster, chicken & lamb.

CHAUD will moving to “new location at 6 Nook Avenue, St. Ann’s, Port of Spain. Our last day at our present Savannah location will be December 19, 2014.” We look forward to welcoming you at our new address in January…our re-opening date will be announced soon! As we focus on the move to our new location, our final Sunday brunch buffet at our current address will be on Sunday November 30, 2014. We encourage you to reserve your places early for these final Sundays.”

VIAAA GOURMET BAKERY & RESTAURANT (Marabella and Point Fortin, Trinidad) – VIAAA will be opening two new locations in Marabella and Point Fortin in the next few months.

MARKET MOVERS (Barataria, Trinidad) the online grocer is expanding and opening a store in Barataria. “Our virtual store has become a real one, thanks to our customers! Stay tuned for more details on how you can stop by for special pick ups and sneak peeks on new harvests!” 

COLD STONE CREAMERY (Gulf City, San Fernando, Trinidad) – Coming soon to Gulf City.

DENNY’S (Maraval, Trinidad) – Construction at the new Denny’s on Saddle Road seems to be coming along nicely.  (Denny’s is a chain restaurant based in the United States.)

SNOBIZ (San Fernando, Trinidad) – Opening a second location soon in San Fernando.

Al HAAQ BAR B QUE (Piarco, Trinidad) – Opening a new location soon at Piarco International Airport.

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9 thoughts on “TriniChow Restaurant Openings & News: October-November 2014

    • Hi Jacqueline, sorry no new vegetarian restaurants on this list. (Salt N’ Pepper does have many vegetarian restaurants on its menu.) The vegetarian restaurants that we’re aware of are The Youthful Vegan Cafe & Store in St. James, New Earth Organic Cafe in Woodbrook, Veg Out in St. Augustine, Namaste India Restaurant in Freeport.

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  1. After appearing on your list for several months without any opening, Wanda’s Waffles is actually opening in Santa Cruz (I am only a messenger, haha). At Cruz Plaza, opposite Green Market

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