Toppa Top 10: Ten Trini Street Foods to Eat at Trinidad Carnival


10. Oyster Cocktail
trinidad-oyster-cocktailPhoto: Caribbean Beat

If you see a man sitting at a little table with a lit flambeau (open-flame bottle light) around Queen’s Park Savannah, you have just met Blackie the Oyster Man, who serves his signature shellfish in a glass with a spicy sauce that’s to die for. Said to assist with male virility (it​ is Carnival, after all…) oysters serve more than one purpose for the hungry Carnivalgoer!