Island restaurants of St. Lucia serve a variety of dishes influenced by both British and French cuisine. Some of the most savoring dishes have originated from back to when the Amerindians inhabited the island. It has now become a tradition where an annual festival is held in the month of October displaying their influence on the islands food. Held at different venues around the country, the holiday, “Jounen Kweyole”, attracts people of all ages to some of the islands’ historical landmarks. Have a cool drive around the island stopping at every community, take pleasure in the food and also the music. If you happen to be in St. Lucia at the time, then you will have the opportunity to sample the dishes that only come around once a year. If you are not, then take this advice, the month of October should be reserved for your vacation!
Enjoy the flavor while the St. Lucia national dish dissolves in your mouth, “Green Fig & Salt Fish Pie”. Green Figs are green bananas boiled or stewed and served with salt fish. Something different for those who have not tried it as yet but the taste is pleasurable and will linger. You can even look up the recipe and try it from your St. Lucia Rental home!
With the beautiful surroundings of the islands’ shores, sea food become abundant and on every menu you will come across “Catch of the day”. The mouthwatering grilled or fried red snapper is a favorite to many who wine and dine in St.Lucia along with Shell fish, another popular choice for everyone.
With that said, you can choose from an array of restaurants ranging from outdoor dining , a romantic waterfront lunch, dinner for two or a more elegant layout at one of the hotels for a family. There is a restaurant on every corner of the island, local or international your taste buds can be satisfied at your convenience. Some are walk in and others you may need to make a reservation. Whichever is chosen you still get to enjoy the food!
Don’t forget your check list. Book your flight, pack your bags, Rent a home and come enjoy our West Indian cuisine!
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