THE CANVAS BISTRO & BAR (St. James, Trinidad)
Caribbean/Creole / Free Wi-Fi / International / St. James / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

THE CANVAS BISTRO & BAR (St. James, Trinidad)


An all-day breakfast is what drew us to THE CANVAS BISTRO & BAR.  Sleek and brightened up by a large storefront window, THE CANVAS feels like an upscale version of a diner.  And like a good diner, the menu offers a variety of solid breakfast options with everything from pancakes and waffles to buljol & bake. … Continue reading

T&T Dining Itinerary: Your Passport to Eat Like A Local
Caribbean/Creole

T&T Dining Itinerary: Your Passport to Eat Like A Local

  Trinidad’s dining scene is a heady mix of African, Indian, Chinese, Syrian/Lebanese, European, and Amerindian cuisines.  Use this short guide to go beyond the hotel restaurant and experience local dishes like callaloo, pows, curry done many ways, gyros, crab & dumplings, oil down, coo coo, corn soup,  bake & buljol and of course doubles. … Continue reading

8 Best in Sando: BBQ, Roast Pork, Pizza, Roti, Black Pudding, Indian Food, Dessert & Ice Cream
Caribbean/Creole / San Fernando / Street Food

8 Best in Sando: BBQ, Roast Pork, Pizza, Roti, Black Pudding, Indian Food, Dessert & Ice Cream

Eight best in San Fernando, Trinidad (courtesy of a reader): Best BBQ: D’ ORIGINAL BBQ HUT, Union Hall/Retrench, under the big tent. Best Authentic Indian: PALKI RESTAURANT, #27 Todd Street. (868) 652-1239 Best Black Pudding: D’ MAN IN D’VAN by Palmiste Park, comes out on Thursday evenings around 6pm OR Charlie’s Pudding on Ruth Avenue Best Ice … Continue reading

RENMAR’S RESTAURANT & BAR (Pigeon Point, Tobago)
Caribbean/Creole / Tobago

RENMAR’S RESTAURANT & BAR (Pigeon Point, Tobago)


Located at Pigeon Point, RenMar’s Restaurant & Bar is spot on for a very lively beachfront bar atmosphere and a daily lunch of Tobago’s favourite dishes. We like to stop into RenMar’s after a beach session for cocktails and tasty lunch dishes like stewed goat, baked chicken, curry chicken, fried fish, macaroni pie, callaloo, rice, … Continue reading