One of the exciting parts of visiting a new country is trying out the local cuisine. When choosing a restaurant, many factors come into play such as price, type of cuisine, health conscientiousness and kid-friendliness. Be sure to check the restaurant rating and any reviews from people who have eaten there. Reviews can give you an idea of the level of service at the restaurant and the type of food, but keep in mind that everyone’s palette is different. We’ve provided a list of some of the popular restaurants in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
- Coco's Place
- Firefly Plantation Restaurant
- Hill top restaurant
- L'Auberge des Grenadines
- Majellas on the Beach
- Maria's French Terrace
- Moskito Bar and Grill
- Robert Righteous & De Youths
- Saltwhistle Bay Club Restaurant
- The Salty Dog @ Timberhouse
- Young Island Resort Restaurant
1 large Breadfruit 1 lb Jack Fish lemon juice ¼ cup minced seasoning (onion, chive, garlic, thyme) 1 tbsp salt 1 cup flour for coating oil for frying
Preheat oven to 300°F. Pierce the breadfruit with a fork or skewer several times. Bake the Breadfruit for about 1½ hours or until a skewer pushed through the breadfruit comes out clean. Peel and slice the breadfruit. Clean the jack fish. Marinate the fish in the lemon juice for 15 minutes. Remove the fish from the lemon juice, rinse and pat dry. Rub seasoning over fish. Season with salt and pepper. Coat the fish on both sides with flour. Heat oil in frying pan on medium heat until very hot. Fry fish for approximately 4 minutes on each side or until brown.
Settlers from all parts of the world have influenced the cuisine in the Caribbean. Popular elements of Caribbean cooking include spices such as pimento, ginger, nutmeg, garlic and cloves. Many of the Caribbean islands use spicy peppers such as the scotch bonnet, habanero and jalapeno peppers. Jamaica is most famously known for its spicy jerk seasoning, while Grenada is known for its use of nutmeg and Cuba is popular for it’s garlic and lime marinades.
Many of the islands produce their own brand of beer and rum, such as Red Stripe and Appleton Rum in Jamaica, and Banks in Barbados. Along with these popular alcoholic drinks, be sure to try these non-alcoholic drinks: mauby, Ting, ginger beer, carrot juice, Irish moss, coconut water, soursop, sorrel, horlicks, mango juice and guava juice.