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Where to eat in Trinidad and Tobago?

What makes living in Trinidad so ‘sweet’? FOOD . . . FOOD AND MORE FOOD, among many other things of course! It’s true, Trinis love to cook food, eat food and sharing? That’s not a problem! So if you’re travelling to Trinidad and Tobago don’t rob yourself of this gastronomical experience of a lifetime. But […]

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Calle Charlotte

There’s only one place you’ll find open any day, any time . . . where you can purchase anything from fruits to shoes to kitchen appliances to dog chow all the way to salted fish, fresh coconuts and local souvenirs! A bargain hunters dream . . . busy Charlotte Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad & […]

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What Continental Breakfast should be

We all know what to expect when offered ‘Continental Breakfast’ . . . sliced bread with butter/jam, cheese, muffins, eggs, pancakes, fruit juice and various hot beverages . . . sigh . . . For travelers that could get very boring . . . very quickly. What Continental Breakfast is . . . at Thanna’s […]

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Trinidad Carnival – Craziest Party in the World?

‘Craziest’ Party? That just might be the worst description of what Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival really is. Here’s what you may not know about TnT Carnival, the greatest show on the earth! The History of Carnival TnT’s Carnival is not just a street party with lots of alcohol and loud music. It’s influenced by as many […]

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Livin’ in a fairy tale land ~ Häagen-Dazs

There’s a story of a place hidden away somewhere in the Caribbean . . . houses made of ‘blueberry crumble pieces’ . . . lakes full of ‘pralines & cream’ . . . the stars are ‘coconut macaroon drops’ and the boats sail on oceans of ‘cookies & cream’ . . . . . . […]

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Best Roti Shop in Trinidad and Tobago!

If you’re in Trinidad and heading ‘down south’ then you must stop off for Roti and Curry at the ‘Hi Way Roti Shop’! It may be true that many countries also have Roti, or a close resemblance, but what makes the difference with Sweet TnT is the many tasty side dishes that go along with our […]

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Trinidad Culture – A Splash of Venezuela!

Almost every ‘Trini’, whether East Indian, African of Chinese descent, knows what Ponche De Crème is and how to make it! Because Trinidad and Tobago lies just about 7 miles off the coast Venezuela, there has always been a very strong Venezuelan influence. One of which is the cuisine! Today, we take a look at Bollos Pelones! Not to […]

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Trinidad Food – A childhood memory . . . Vienna Sausage Trini style!

Wow! To any Trinidadian, this dish brings back the ole days doesn’t it? As long as you grew up on this island, you’re bound to know what Vienna Sausage is! In fact, it’s probably one of the first dishes you learnt to make! As much as we would like to think Vienna sausage originates from Trinidad, that’s […]

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Trinidad Food – Is it Shark & Bake or Bake & Shark?

“All time top ten favourite foods . . . not just of this trip . . . not just of this year . . . EVER!” – (Andrew Zimmern ‘Bizarre Foods’) For those who have not yet seen this fish sandwich featured on Bizarre Foods (Travel Channel), your ‘favourite foods’ list is about to be […]

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Trinidad Food – Mangoes ‘Simple pleasures in Life!’

This week we step away from the heavy ‘Trini’ food and take some time to appreciate a small fruit that ‘sweet for days’–Mango. Now, we’re not talking about those oversized, overgrown, green sour ones that some groceries import from who knows where. Na! We’re talking about some good old ‘neighbour backyard mangoes’! Once you’re in […]

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