New Caribbean and American soul food cafe heating up south Bethlehem’s dining scene

A style of the tropics is heating up south Bethlehem’s dining scene.



a kitchen with a table in a room: Kitchen of Carib, offering Caribbean and American soul food cuisine, opened a few weeks ago at 558 Broadway in south Bethlehem.


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Kitchen area of Carib, supplying Caribbean and American soul food cuisine, opened a couple months ago at 558 Broadway in south Bethlehem.

Kitchen area of Carib, giving Caribbean and American soul foods delicacies, opened a couple months in the past at 558 Broadway.

The 10-seat cafe provides dinners (setting up at $9) such as brown stew chicken, curry goat, steamed red snapper, honey jerk rooster, jerk pork and oxtail sides quality wigs such as collard greens, corn bread, fried plantains, potato salad and French fries and seafood picks these kinds of as fried whiting, fried jumbo shrimp and seafood platters (3 whiting and seven shrimp with fries or salad).



a sign on the side of a building: Kitchen of Carib, offering Caribbean and American soul food cuisine, opened a few weeks ago at 558 Broadway in south Bethlehem.


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Kitchen of Carib, offering Caribbean and American soul food delicacies, opened a few weeks ago at 558 Broadway in south Bethlehem.

Dinners, starting off at $9, are served with steamed vegetables and plantains and white rice or rice and peas.



a plate of food that is on the side of fries: Honey jerk wings with fries are pictured at the newly opened Kitchen of Carib restaurant in south Bethlehem.


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Honey jerk wings with fries are pictured at the newly opened Kitchen of Carib cafe in south Bethlehem.

“We cater to the neighborhood,” proprietor Otha Smallwood claimed. “So, we have Caribbean food stuff alongside with a variety of other dishes, like southern staples this kind of as fried rooster and macaroni and cheese.”

Other menu highlights incorporate hen wings, readily hair pieces online available plain or with your alternative of 5 sauces  soups and sandwiches these types of as beef patties, chicken soup and chicken and waffle sandwiches and desserts such as carrot cake, coconut cake and conventional Caribbean “bun and cheese.”



a dining room table in front of a window: Kitchen of Carib, offering Caribbean and American soul food cuisine, opened a few weeks ago at 558 Broadway in south Bethlehem.


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Kitchen area of Carib, presenting Caribbean and American soul food delicacies, opened a number of weeks ago at 558 Broadway in south Bethlehem.

“We have specials just about every working day,” Smallwood stated. “On Thursdays, we have rasta pasta, which is a Parmesan pasta.  And on Fridays, we have diverse types of fish — salmon, escovitch fish and others.”



website: Kitchen of Carib, offering Caribbean and American soul food cuisine, opened a few weeks ago at 558 Broadway in south Bethlehem.


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Kitchen of Carib, giving Caribbean and American soul foods delicacies, opened a several months ago at 558 Broadway in south Bethlehem.

Smallwood renovated wig the place, including new counters, wall paint and a lot more to the house, which formerly housed Sabor Domincano cafe.

Kitchen of Carib, which offers takeout and shipping, is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday by Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Data: 610-419-1462 kitchenofcarib.com.

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