CALLLING ALL OF BERMUDA….
Have you been to Tribe Road Kitchen yet??
What are you waiting for? It is an eclectic place, very much artisanal food, everything is prepared fresh, and nothing sits around. In the mornings you can find homemade cinnamon buns, banana bread, vanilla cream cheese pound cake, fresh scones (sometimes its peaches and buttermilk, or vanilla strawberry with white chocolate, possibilities are endless) maple bacon donuts, coffee cakes, breakfast sandwiches, bagels, best coffee on the island, cappuccinos, espresso…I could go on for hours. Lunch sandwiches change daily, some include homemade pastrami, homemade brisket, house smoked chicken, fresh Bermuda Fish, vegetarian options and so much more, at Tribe Road they are NOT afraid of FLAVOR…
Anyway back to last (Oct. 1, 2011) Saturday. Of course there is always TRK Egg’s Benny on the Saturday menu, which I overheard someone asked why TRK’s are the best in Bermuda; chives, chives make the hollandaise sauce. Oh heck, I am not sure of that is it, but the broche is soft and billowy with a soft poached egg that runs golden when you make that first cut into it, then there is the sweetness from the oven roasted tomato and let us not forget the hidden gem of apple wood smoked slab bacon, then it all topped off with a luscious smooth hollandaise with light chive back note, of course due to the fresh chives from the Chef’s garden.
Pumpkin Spiced Waffles topped with maple syrup, whipped maple butter and a side of bacon. Yes, it was REAL Maple syrup!
Tour De France – Foleys Smoked Salmon served with all the favorites, peppered cream cheese, capers, house pickled red onions, egg and some peppery arugula on the side, what more is needed? OH, they topped the arugula with some truffle oil, just a bit not too much! Is that too much?
Low Rider – Now you could taste the love in this dish…Fresh Black beans (no canned crap here) served with hash brown potatoes, jack cheese, a soft poached egg, topped with fresh salsa and crispy tortilla. Did I mention that the TRK has a chef’s garden and that is where most of the herbs come from…included the jalapenos for the salsa!
ABLT – Avocado, Apple wood smoked bacon, beefsteak tomato and arugula served on ciabatta roll with caramelized onion mayo…a BLT with a little something extra!
Before making the venture to Tribe Road Kitchen….Be forewarned if you to go to a place in Bermuda that is fun, funky, friendly with scrumptious fresh food with flava prepared by people who love what they do and have a good time doing it, this might not be the place for you. But if you are begging for a place like that in Bermuda….it’s HERE!
If you're staying at your usual place you'll need to walk from the bus terminal, go to Reid Street and walk east it's – at the corner of Reid Street east and King Street in an old cottage. You'll have an appetite by the time you get there.
I was there this morning, unfortunately not much a selection of baked goods - maybe 9 a.m. was too late?
My son raves about the eggs Benedict and the bagels with salmon. They're starting happy hour soon and also building a pizza oven. Their Facebook page has their daily specials - love the fish sandwich.