Learning More About Dining Out

5 Dishes To Order From Your Local Caribbean Food Restaurant

If you like experiencing new flavors and trying new restaurants in your area, then you should plan to order takeout from a Caribbean food restaurant. This cuisine is fabulous, and it's a style of food that you may not always get to try. If you have a Caribbean restaurant in your community that offers delivery or takeout options, then you don't want to miss out on the chance to give it a try. Here are some amazing dishes that you should get when you place your Caribbean food takeout order: 

Jerk Chicken

If you haven't yet had the opportunity to try Jerk Chicken, you're in for a treat. This popular Caribbean dish features tender chicken with hot spices. It can be enjoyed roasted or barbecued, and you'll find this on the menu of many Caribbean food restaurants. 

Saltfish Fritters

Another great choice when ordering takeout from a Caribbean restaurant is Shellfish Fritters. These make for the perfect way to start off your meal. Saltfish is mixed with breading and herbs and shaped into small bite-size pieces. The fritters are then fried until they reach the perfect crispy texture. 

Rice and Peas

Another great dish that you don't want to miss out on is rice and peas. It may sound simple, but it's full of flavor. To make this dish, the rice is cooked with coconut milk to add extra flavor. Red beans are then mixed in with the rice. Depending on how the restaurant chooses to prepare this dish, you may see this food item served alongside meat, like chicken or pork. 

Creole Bread

Creole Bread can be found at Caribbean restaurants and bakeries. This sweet bread is usually enjoyed as a dessert and the loaves are cooked in a wood-fired oven to add a smokey taste to the sweetness the bread.


Pepperpot is an incredible entree that you can't ignore. This is a thick stew that features vegetables that are local to the Caribbean. This stew also has beef in it and cornmeal dumplings. All of the ingredients are cooked together and simmered in a large pot! It looks beautiful and tastes amazing.

These are just some of the amazing dishes that can be enjoyed when you dine in or order takeout from a Caribbean restaurant. If you want to step outside of your comfort zone, then you should try a new style of cuisine, and experience new flavors. 

To learn more about authentic Caribbean flavors, contact a caribbean restaurant in your area. 

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Learning More About Dining Out

When my family and I moved overseas, we realized that we were going to have to do something a little different for dinner. Because our new apartment was exceptionally small, I realized that there were some serious problems with the idea of eating at home each and every night. I wanted to make dining more comfortable for my kids, so we decided to start dining out most nights of the week. It was a fun adventure, and before we knew it, we found all kinds of great restaurants near our home. Check out this blog to learn more about dining out.