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Tea on the Mount

I visited Mount Saint Benedict, and more particularly had tea at Pax Guesthouse  in December 2010. This is part of that tour of Trinidad I was conducting with friends of mine from the US…clearly I never got around to completing the account! “Mount Saint Benedict, or the Abbey of Our Lady of Exile, is a Benedictine […]

Help – Trini Cuisine in Brampton?

Hello folks. I know I have readers in Canada. I am in Brampton right now…I haven’t been in Canada since 1996 and I am here only for a few days for a wedding. I have a couple American friends, attending the same wedding, who haven’t had dhalpouri or doubles while in Edinburgh. So, since we’re […]

Tasting on the Run – Taste T&T 2008

Last weekend was the main event of Taste T&T 2008, a 4 year old culinary event in Trinidad and Tobago, showcasing the best of our chefs, and the greatness of our local foods. Throw in a world class designer and plenty entertainment, and you’ve got the stage for a crowd-pleasing festival. With no parking this […]

Taste T&T 2008 is on the way!

Preparations are underway for Taste T&T for 2008 and it appears there are going to be some modifications to the format this year. I hope for the better. Although they did have a pretty cool product last year! So mark your calendars for late May/early June (dates may still be changed): Taste T&T 2008 Food […]

Glasgow, “Scotland with Style”

Where Chennette visits Glasgow, and ends her vacation. And the vacation blogging. There’s always a football match going on in Glasgow. Loads of people crowding into and singing on the Metro. Chanting and drumming on the streets. Kilts, tams and red wigs flowing around and almost overtaking the tourists. And visibly increased police presence. Every […]

Down South to England, Part I

Where Chennette visits London. I traveled from Edinburgh to London by train. A trip that’s a little less than 5 hours and one I have taken only a couple times before. Whenever I tell people at home that I studied in Scotland, or the UK, if they haven’t been to Scotland, they tend to assume […]

Edinburgh, a visit home

Edinburgh, my home for a year, was my first port of call. I arrived after about 26 hours of traveling on 3 planes and 1 train. Not counting starting the trip from Guyana the day before. I always travel from these long trips out of Trinidad, which is still my homebase. If only I’d taken […]

Some Food From Guyana

While this is not really one of those draft posts awaiting publication, I thought as I was going on vacation out of the region, I could highlight a few dishes I have had recently that are part of my Guyanese foodie experience. I think I have previously delivered somewhat of an ode to my favourite […]

Asian Palm, Barbados

So far I’ve been reporting on my excellent dining experiences. And why not, right? Share the good stuff. But, lest you think I am not a discerning diner, I have had some disappointing experiences. So let me share one of those. Asian Palm Thai Restaurant, Holetown, St James, Barbados Asian Palm is described as a […]

Sitar, Barbados

Sitar Restaurant, Holetown, St James Holetown is one of those prime tourist areas in Barbados. And there’s a reason for that. In a small area, there are shops and restaurants tightly packed for visitors’ enjoyment. I am sure the shopping is great, but the real reason I like it is the abundance of eating options. […]