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Trinidadian Roti and Pastille

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  • Carol Martin Aug 30, 2001 12:35 AM
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I am looking for St. James quality Trinidadian roti (especially with mango) and the Trinidadian holiday food, pastille, in Manhattan. Has anyone come across these foods?

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    Chris Armstrong

    This weekend is the West Indian day parade in Brooklyn. I assume that you were planning on attending! Street vendors are bound to carry what you're looking for.

    Also, the neighborhood of Crown Heights is home to a large Trinidadian community. There are roti shops up and down Nostrand Avenue between Atlantic Avenue and Eastern Parkway. To get there, take the 3 train to Nostrand Avenue and walk north on Nostrand, against traffic.

    -Chris