mercredi 2 décembre 2015
TASTE HAITIAN HOME COOKING AT PIMAN CAFE IN FORT LAUDERDALE
Not many people outside Haiti are familiar with Haitian food. That's a shame, because the island's cuisine is a colorful blending of African- and Caribbean-influenced fare. And — just like the language — Haitian food also has a bit of Creole mixed in for good measure: root vegetables, meats like oxtail, peppers, and a unique blend of spices working together to form basic, zippy dishes that sing with a soupçon of French complexity.
That's exactly what you'll get at 1-year-old Piman Cafe, a small Haitian restaurant located on the outskirts of Wilton Manors just a few steps from Fort Lauderdale High School. According to co-owner
Frandy Cardichon, Piman Cafe is also
one of the few places in the area that offers several authentic Haitian dishes.
Though there's no menu to help you decide what to order, the friendly staff
will gladly explain the basic offerings that range from fried fish, chicken,
and oxtail served with heaping portions of rice and beans and fat wedges of