Sultry, with a club-like setting. Booths (including one that is curtained and reservable) and tables available, plus a bar area. From décor to cuisine, the vibe is all Haitian here.
Co-owner Stanley Neron says his restaurant is meant to honor Haiti for being the first to successfully revolt against enslavement and establish an independent country.
The Tour of Haiti sampler makes a great intro. It comes with akra (a yam-like fritter heightened with garlic, scallions and herbs), plantains and your choice of marinated meat (goat, shrimp, fried basa fish, beef or griot—pork shoulder). Or try a universal favorite: chicken wings. Have them fried or pike—cooked spicy hot with Scotch Bonnet peppers. For entrées, the Griot features tender fried pork with a delicious spicy/tangy marinade of chili peppers, onions and citrus. It’s served with pikliz, a bright, pickled slaw of cabbage and peppers that balances the meat’s spice. Other traditional Haitian chicken, fish and vegetarian dishes also available.
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What's a Quick Bite? Short takes on casual, affordable dining.