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Table Talk: Taste Bay hoists sales of Caribbean food in Columbus – News – ThisWeek Community News


Without a long trip south, central Ohioans can only dream of the warm sunshine and sandy beaches of the Caribbean.

Island fare, on the other hand, isn’t too far away.

Taste Bay International & Caribbean Food, specializing mostly in regional Caribbean cuisine, has opened in the former Firehouse Subs location at 1132 W. Henderson Road in northwest Columbus.

Owner Miler Montoya emphasizes that most of the food will not singe the tongue with spices.

“It’s not all spicy,” Montoya said. “We have a lot of flavor in it. It has to be spicy so you can eat it but not so spicy you can’t eat it.”

One of the more lively entrees is the Jamaican-style jerk chicken.

Montoya said Taste Bay’s recipe uses myriad herbs and spices and heat from the habanero peppers. The chicken is twice marinated, using…

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A Taste of African Heritage



Our six-week cooking program, A Taste of African Heritage, celebrates the healthy food traditions of the African diaspora. The program introduces …
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Go to Roxbury for a Taste of East African Cuisine


Welcome back to Food Crawls, a series in which Eater Boston staffers guide you on food and booze crawls in the Boston area. When we go out, we often want to try more than one restaurant or bar at a time — a drink and a snack here, another drink and dessert there. Eater Boston crawls are meant to be relatively walkable, and the amount of food and drink is meant to correspond roughly to a couple of average appetites — so bring a friend. Email us if there’s a particular theme, dish, drink, or neighborhood you’d like to see covered in a future installment.


Last week was about West African food in Roxbury and the South End; this week is about East African food in Roxbury, specifically the cuisines of Ethiopia and Somalia. Start by heading to Ashur near Roxbury Crossing, and then head…

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Loudoun gets a taste of what's to come with pop-up Waterford museum



Local African-American historic preservationist organization Loudoun Freedom Center and the Waterford Foundation hosted a pop-up open house …
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Eight African fashion events that offer a taste of African creativity and diversity


Around this time, fashion lovers drop everything to go to the world’s fashion capital, New York, Milan, London and Paris to check out the latest trends and exclusive creations from world-renowned designers.

It is also at this same time that African cities are planning their own national events to showcase designers and fashion houses- established and upcoming- at fashion weeks. The events, most of which usually take place from October offer an array of opportunities for fashion lovers and designers to buy and present their work respectively.

Many have asked how influential these events are considering that fashion is still seen as a struggling industry on the continent and that designers have had to use internationally known platforms and celebrities to showcase their…

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5 virgin African leaders to taste their first UN summit, no women on the list


World leaders are currently gathered in New York for the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) which will address global issues under the theme, “Making the United Nations relevant to all people: global leadership and shared responsibilities for peaceful, equitable and sustainable societies.”

The African delegation includes the oldest leaders like Cameroon’s 85-year-old president Paul Biya and Equatorial Guinea’s 76-year-old president Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. They have both served 39 years and 36 years respectively as heads of state making them the longest-serving in the continent.

These leaders and a dozen others have witnessed the rise, fall and deaths of other prominent African leaders like Nelson Mandela and Kofi Annan who will be honoured by the…

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