Snacking, chatting and chilling in Trinidad

The roti’s little cousin and savoury donuts soaked in mango and tamarind chutneys go down a treat while ‘liming’ with the best of them at Queen’s Park Savannah

‘Welcome to the world’s biggest gym,” a Lycra-clad woman puffs at me as she lunges alongside the crawling traffic. But Port of Spain’s Queen’s Park Savannah – a huge park on the world’s largest traffic roundabout – has another claim to fame: street food.

Come dusk, throngs of locals from all walks of life park their souped-up cars in the middle of this giant, grassy plot of land and settle down for an evening of “liming”– that’s chatting, chilling with a Stag beer and munching on Trinidad’s finest cheap cuisine.

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