ChefChat: Joseph Habr of Joseph’s Restaurant (Maraval, Trinidad)
Arabic / Chef Stories

ChefChat: Joseph Habr of Joseph’s Restaurant (Maraval, Trinidad)

Our most recent visit to Joseph’s Restaurant was for ChefChat, a partnership with EatAhFood.com where we interview chefs in Trinidad to learn more about their background, cooking style and take on Trinidad’s culinary scene.  Season One of ChefChat was filmed during 2016 Trinidad Restaurant Week. Chef Joseph Habr’s eponymous restaurant feels like home no matter when we … Continue reading

LAYALI CAFE, The House of Turkish Coffee (Diego Martin, Trinidad)
Arabic / Breakfast / Coffeehouse / Diego Martin

LAYALI CAFE, The House of Turkish Coffee (Diego Martin, Trinidad)


Incongruously tucked away in Diego Martin’s Starlite Shopping Plaza, LAYALI CAFE is such a lovely find with its Arabic teas, desserts, salads and sandwiches and of course Turkish coffee.  We stumbled on this gem thanks to a fellow food lover’s Instagram post and can’t wait to sip and nibble our way through the menu. The tea and desserts sampled … Continue reading

Arabian Week at JOSEPH’S RESTAURANT (Maraval, Trinidad)
Arabic / Buffet / Maraval / Mediterranean / Party/Private Rooms / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

Arabian Week at JOSEPH’S RESTAURANT (Maraval, Trinidad)


The timing couldn’t be better to write about JOSEPH’S RESTAURANT, Trinidad’s only fine dining restaurant specializing in Lebanese and Middle Eastern food. This week JOSEPH’S plays host to an Arabian Festival featuring a nightly dinner buffet and live entertainment in a beautiful open air setting.  Authentic Hummus, Falafel, Kebabs, Kibbeh and other classic Lebanese dishes grace the buffet, … Continue reading

SHESHA CAFE & LOUNGE (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – CLOSED
Arabic / Halal Menu Items / Late Night Hours / Mediterranean / Open on Sundays / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

SHESHA CAFE & LOUNGE (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – CLOSED


With the opening of SHESHA CAFE & LOUNGE, Trinidad’s One Woodbrook Place is one step closer to becoming a culinary hotspot in the Port of Spain area. The concept is simple, Mediterranean food via a lunch menu of salads, pasta dishes, and sandwiches, while dinner at Shesha is a tapas-based experience.  Think Middle Eastern classics — fattoush, … Continue reading

Arabic / Bakery/Pastries / Free Wi-Fi / Gourmet Grocers / International / Kids Menu / Maraval

ADAM’S BAGELS (Maraval, Trinidad)


If there was a contest in Trinidad for best bagels, ADAM’S would win straight away with their delicious plain, cinnamon raisin, sesame seed, ‘everything’ and other bagels. ADAM’S actually offers much more than bagels with a bakery, small gourmet market and a full-service restaurant.  We like eating breakfast in the restaurant on busy Saturday mornings and … Continue reading