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Best Caribbean Restaurant

Caribbean Kitchen

353 N. Calvert St., (410) 837-2274

Posted 9/21/2005

How hard is it to make jerk? A couple breasts and thighs, a Scotch bonnet, and you’re golden, right? Apparently not, since others have tried, but no one comes close to Caribbean Kitchen’s savory, incendiary version. And if jerk’s not what you’re after, there’s still plenty to eat in the tiny, bumblebee-bright eatery: yummy patties, down-home callaloo, yams, oxtail, tangy homemade sorrel drink, or a budget lunch of a fried fish sandwich on soft white bread elevated to take-away perfection. (Don’t forget the cold Red Stripe to wash it all down.) Say what you will about other places, but no one else’s food inspires the descriptive phrase “meltingly tender goat.”

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Other Awards for Best Caribbean Restaurant:

Mango and Coconut Juice Bar and Grill, 9/16/2009

The Curry Shack, 9/17/2008

Trinidad Gourmet, 9/19/2007

Caribbean Kitchen, 9/22/2004

Caribbean Kitchen, 9/17/2003

Carolyn's Café, 9/18/2002

Carolyn's Café, 9/19/2001

Caribbean Kitchen, 9/13/2000

All Awards for Caribbean Kitchen:

Best Caribbean Restaurant, 9/22/2004

Best Caribbean Restaurant, 9/17/2003

Best Cheap Restaurant, 9/18/2002

Best Lake Trout, 9/18/2002

Best Caribbean Restaurant, 9/13/2000

Best Jamaican Restaurant, 9/15/1999

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