Though the Caribbean isles are well known to outsiders, Caribbean cuisine remains a hidden gem due to tourists frequently subsisting solely off a paste made from sand, ocean water, and puréed linen pants. Uncover the edible treasure of the tropics with today’s deal: for $5, you get $10 worth of Jamaican and Caribbean cuisine at Paulette's Island Palace, located on University Avenue West. Paulette's galvanizes gustatory cells with a fusion of African, Amerindian, British, Spanish, French, Dutch, Indian, and Chinese flavors, as well as Jamaican cuisine that jams taste buds with melodious tropical flavour. Pick from Paulette's tidy menu and implant incisors into oxtail ($10–$12), Jamaican spicy shrimp ($13), or curry goat ($10–$12). Savour the slurp-factor of peppered pot, cow foot, or red peas soup ($3.75 each), or initiate a fruit intake with a mango fruit cocktail or mango banana strawberry juice or shake ($4). Canadian cuisine such as burgers, pancakes, and omelets round out the menu with North American noshability.
Paulette’s Island Place
The stovetops of Paulette’s Island Place kitchen simmer with a plethora of authentic Caribbean dishes, which draw their complex flavours from Jamaican, African, Amerindian, British, Spanish, French, Dutch, Indian, and Chinese cuisines. Chefs assemble meats and seafood into small and large plates of curries and stews, as traditional Jamaican fruitcakes rise in the ovens. In addition to a Caribbean menu of breakfasts and dinners, the kitchen turns out Canadian mainstays such as sandwiches, chicken wings, and burger patties in the shape of Jacques Cartier’s head.