First Caribbean Restaurant Week in New York, June 22-28

Just saw someone post this on Facebook. Didn’t know that the month of June is considered Caribbean Heritage Month. Learning something new every day. This week – June 22-28, 2014 – is the first Caribbean Restaurant Week in New York.

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A post by Peter Jordens.

The West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA), producers of the New York Caribbean Carnival on Labor Day and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (BCC) have partnered to produce the first Caribbean Restaurant Week in New York from June 22 – 28, 2014.

Participating restaurants will showcase the many cultures and cuisines that originate in the Caribbean. Foodies can discover a multitude of bold and bright flavors including delicious callaloo, griot, roti, stewed or jerk meats, and ice-cold beverages featuring Caribbean fruit and rums. Over 29 restaurants across New York City are expected to participate and they are listed below.

“New York City is rich in Caribbean history and culture, and we look forward to supporting and promoting Caribbean restaurants in our area,” said William Howard, WIADCA’s President.

“Caribbean restaurant week is the perfect opportunity to experience that flavor and excitement that this community…

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  1. philosophermouseofthehedge · June 24, 2014

    Who knew? If they have Caribbean spice-rubbed grouper and Mount Gay rum, I’m there.
    Need to check when the one here is…there’s bound to be one…never miss any excuse to party.


    • Spinster · June 24, 2014

      It wouldn’t surprise me if your state has this Restaurant Week too. See what you find and if you do, let me know how it is. 🙂


  2. philosophermouseofthehedge · July 14, 2014

    Goofy me – not only late, but left comment on the other post
    There was a Caribbean Festival here – an entire month of events. Once concert had over 7,000 people there.


    • Spinster · July 14, 2014

      Sounds good.


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