caribbean

Ali’s Trinidad Roti Shop

I took the bus down to Bed-Stuy looking for some Caribbean food. I went to Ali's Trinidad Roti Shop and got a Doubles (fried flat bread filled with curried chickpeas $1.25), Salmon Pie ($1.50) and Irish Sea Mos...

Battery Harris

We went out to hang out at Battery Harris. I forget the occasion. Anyway, this place used to be the Williamsburg Loreley. They kept the same cool outdoor patio. Instead of German fare, they had Caribbean foo...

Carb Full Roti

I decided it would be the day of the week I would eat starchy carbs. Then walked around for an hour because I couldn't decide what to eat. So then I decided not to eat carbs and get a quarter Jerk Chicken and S...

Jamaican Dutchy’s Cow Foot Stew

The Jamaican Dutchy food truck has been parking in the Flatiron district lately (21st St and Broadway). I ordered the Cow Foot stew (special on Thursdays). The young server didn't even know what I was talking a...

Manna’s Soul Food (Bushwick Brooklyn)

I've heard of the plate yourself, soul food by the pound buffet Manna's in Harlem. But I never made the connection that the place in Bushwick was the same restaurant. They actually have seven locations. This on...

How Not to Load a Buffet Plate

Matt Gill and I revisited B&B African restaurant. I love this place. Great flavors. Although I wish it was all you can eat. It's $6/lb. I want to try everything and I'm the worst at loading my plate. I put ...