In this installment of Island Hopping for NYC’s best Caribbean food, Shelley Worrell, founder of I AM CARIBBEING, takes us to Crown Heights and Bed-St
June 18, 2021
Where to get the best jerk chicken in Brooklyn.
August 7, 2020
In this installment of Island Hopping for the best Caribbean food in NYC, we head to Queens, the roti capital of the city.
Shelley Worrell, founder of I AM CARIBBEING and lifelong Flatbush resident, points out the best Caribbean food at Black-owned restaurants in Flatbush.
March 11, 2021
Upper West Side
BrooklynProspect Lefferts Gardens
For a quick, kinda healthy lunch that’s more exciting than your usual salad, try this fast-casual Caribbean spot in Williamsburg.
August 25, 2023
For an East Harlem hang with friends, this Caribbean-inspired spot has the goods.
May 16, 2023
Doubles is a quick Caribbean spot in the heart of Amagansett Square.
May 12, 2023
Tatiana is a sleek, Bronx-inspired Afro-Caribbean restaurant in David Geffen Hall helmed by Top Chef alumn Kwame Onwuachi
January 24, 2023
At this counter-service Caribbean spot in Harlem, something with jerk sauce on it should be your go-to order.
September 27, 2022
If you need a place to meet a date or a few friends for a group dinner in Fort Greene, go to Island Shack and eat jerk chicken.
June 8, 2022
Trinidad Golden Place is a cash-only Trinidadian bakery in Crown Heights that makes incredible pastries, massive roti, and Chinese-American dishes.
January 14, 2022
A&A Bake And Doubles is a Trinidadian counter-service spot, and it’s a Bed-Stuy institution. Stop by for a roti and a couple of doubles.
Zanmi is a fun Haitian restaurant in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
Allan’s Bakery is a third-generation cultural institution and Caribbean bakery in Flatbush with incredible currants rolls, hard dough bread, and more.
Peppa’s in Prospect Lefferts Gardens is a counter-service Caribbean spot about a block from the park.
Sol Sips is a vegan cafe with Caribbean breakfast and lunch options, as well as good juices and smoothies.
Peppa’s is a small counter-service spot in Crown Heights that serves some great jerk chicken.
Ital Kitchen is a vegan spot in Crown Heights where you can pretend you're vacationing in the French West Indies.
At this Caribbean restaurant in Williamsburg you can have a fun brunch or enjoy some Happy Hour deals on a patio.
Mo’s Original is an affordable ramen spot in Prospect Lefferts Gardens with smoked jerk meats that will make you wish you had a smoker of your own.
Jacob Restaurant is a buffet in Harlem where you can fill a styrofoam container with some very solid soul food and Caribbean food.
Sally Roots serves some good Caribbean/American food in a Bushwick space you’ll want to hang out in.
QueensSouth Richmond Hill
Sybil's is a popular Caribbean bakery staple in Little Guyana.
Ozone ParkQueensSouth Richmond Hill
Jam’It Bistro in Red Hook serves delicious Jamaican beef patties and jerk chicken, along with other Caribbean staples.
June 16, 2021
This Caribbean rooftop spot in the South Bronx has live salsa, palm trees and chandeliers, and a booth made from the back of an old-school Chevy.
May 25, 2021
If you want traditional Jamaican food in Crown Heights that transports you to Kingston or Ocho Rios, this is the spot.
May 14, 2021
Culpepper’s is a casual spot for beach-inspired Caribbean classics in Crown Heights.