Lundi 26 septembre 2016








Village Gourmand


This year, we were in for a surprise. Those of us who have been attending the Village Gourmand since its inception, upon arrival at Karibe were sort of shocked. The large halls were empty, no laughter, no music, I had to ask someone where is the Village Gourmand taking place and was guided to the massive yard beyond the pool area. Karibe’s lush expansive courtyard had been transformed. It literally looked like a little village. The many booths, the different roads, and seeing so many people roaming…

Lakay Weekly of 23 September 2016



Goût et Saveurs Lakay paves Haiti’s culinary road and espouses camaraderie

Before the international chefs arrived in Haiti, they had a countdown to the day (day they would be in Haiti), by Thursday, September 15th, those who were in town were very…

International and local chefs introduced during Goût et Saveurs Lakay Conference

“The purpose of the festival," said Chef Stephan Berrouet-Durand, one of the event organizers, "is to bring together local and international chefs to showcase local products…

The Ministry of Tourism will commemorate World Tourism Day in Jacmel

The Minister of Tourism, Guy Didier Hyppolite, is organizing the activities to commemorate WTD in Jacmel from a perspective of decentralization of the main tourist activities…

Lunch is served at Les Jardins de Mupanah

For starters, guests had the hard choice of picking from three different dishes: tuna and mango tartar with an avocado mousse; crab and lobster croquettes with passion fruit…

Brasserie Quartier Latin’s Chef’s Table : A festive Goût et Saveurs Lakay kick off

Chefs Jouvens Jean and David Destinoble prepared variety of savory dishes that were as tasty as they were beautiful to look at. The collaborative menu included a welcome…

Culinary Heaven at Asu Lounge

Chef Roderick Smith Spiced shrimp, watermelon, cucumber, crispy okra and curry essence Chef Ivan Dorvil Island mache rosette, rasted golden red beets with arugula, watercress,…

Bruch at Obi’s: A perfect way to end Goût et Saveurs Lakay

Greeted to a buffet which included many succulent dishes, guests made several trips between their table and the buffet to try all the delicious options presented. Aside from…

A Little Work… a little play

Goût et Saveurs served not only as a way for the traveling international chefs to work with and learn more about Haiti’s local ingredients and cuisine, but it was also…

Agenda

Thursday September 22 Clovers is the place to be for happy hour specials starting at 6:00 p.m. Rue Chavannes #25, Petion-Ville Thursday September 22 El Rancho presents Gin…

Haitian chef Ivan Dorvil featured on Food Network show

The restaurants selected by Fiery offer really good food and play at times a significant role I increasing the restaurant’s popularity. “I have competed in various shows…

Inauguration of the Gardens of the Haiti Embassy in Washington

The Embassy of Haiti in Washington, which has been very active in recent years on the cultural and community levels in particular, had to suspend its regular events to focus…

Roxane Gay

World of Wakanda will premiere in November and will tell the story of Ayo and Aneka two lovers who are former members of the Dora Milaje, the Black Panther’s female security…

Haiti represented at the Transat Trade Show

The Transat Fair took place in several cities in Quebec. This year the Haitian delegation participated in three cities: La Prairie, Terrebonne and Laval. Over a thousand…

Cuban volleyball player of Haitian descent, Mireya Luis, met with the Minister of Tourism

The Minister of Tourism, Guy Didier Hyppolite, met on September 13th with Cuban volleyball champion of Haitian origin, Mireya Luis, who was visiting Haiti for the first time.…

3 Haitian movies to be featured at the Toronto International Film Festival

The Empty Box, Directed by Claudia Sainte-Luce (also stars in the movie and Jimmy Jean-Louis). The touching film depicts the life of a young woman who has to care for her…

NBA Star Nerlens Noel visits Haiti

"I feel very honored to receive two high level athletes of Haitian descent, a volleyball and a basketball player this week," said Minister Nazaire who expressed on behalf…

Haitian singer John's Herbert Constant

Ten thousand Euros, an African tour including a concert in Paris are the rewards for the winner. In addition to these prizes, the Prix Decouvertes RFI is also an ideal event…

Local production: Promising

At their residence in Fermathe, innovation is the rule, their small confectionery enables them to plunge back to their childhood, marked by sweets and desserts, very important…

Fish en Papillote

INGREDIENTS Fish 1pound Taïno fish cleaned 1 onion 1/2 red pepper 1/2 green pepper 1 tomato 1tablespoon vegetable oil Salt and pepper to taste Marinade 6 garlic cloves 2…

Haitian singer Paul Beaubrun to open for Lauryn Hill

On his Facebook page, Beaubrun posted: Honored and beyond excited to open for Ms. Lauryn Hill at Massey Hall in Toronto on September 15th and 16th. Thank you Ms. Lauryn Hill…

Agenda

Thursday September 15 Clovers is the place to be for happy hour specials starting at 6:00 p.m. Rue Chavannes #25, Petion-Ville Thursday September 15 You are invited to the…

Marriott Hotel in Port-au-Prince receives 5 Hibiscus rating

The rating was given during a ceremony on the Hotel’s premises and was presented by Guy Didier Hyppolite, Minister of Tourism. “A lot of honors and recognitions for the…

Promotion of Haiti at New York’s Labor Day weekend

The Ministry of Tourism (MDT), once again, was faithful to its tradition of worthily representing Haiti in major international events. Thus, a delegation of the MDT participated…

Haiti, a culinary touristic destination “September declared month of gastronomy”

The idea of a festival "Goût et Saveurs Lakay" was initiated in 2011. It originated from a dynamic team of people who understand that Haitian gastronomy could be part of…

The Ministry of Tourism assigns 5 hibiscuses to the Marriott Hotel of Port-au-Prince

“A lot of honors and accolades for the quality of service were awarded to you, only less than two years since the launch of your operations in Haiti. These reflect indelibly…

Linking Haiti and Cost Rica in the tourism sector

The Haitian Minister of Tourism, Guy Didier Hyppolite, received on Saturday, September 3, at the Park Historique de la Canne à Sucre, a delegation of supporters of the Costa…

The unlimited creativity of Miko Guillaume

llMiko Guillaume is a stylist who remains true to himself despite the huge success he garners from an upscale clientele. Indeed, he does not follow the trend, but his own…

Dr. Jean Eddy Saint Paul: Haitian scholar named founding director of new CUNY Haitian studies institute

Brooklyn College, which will host the institute, said CUNY-HSI will be “a leading institute in the nation, contributing to the body of knowledge about Haitians and the…

Books & Bites: I know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Books and Bites will take place at El Rancho on Thursday September 29th and speakers will include J Perry, Belo as well as Ayiti. The book club is an exciting and unique…

Kaliko Beach Club to celebrate National Day of Brazil

In addition to a beauty queen pageant, guests will also dance and sing all day with the Shake it All Dancers Group as well as the beach’s own troubadour group. The fee…