"We do Caribbean food like oxtail, stew beef, jerk chicken, curry goat, saltfish and ackee, roti. Roti is flour and baking powder with a filling of potato or split peas, or just bare flour too." The roti is like a West Indian burrito that's wrapped around meat or vegetables. "If you want something not too big or heavy it's just right, bigger than a sandwich, lighter than a meal, but it can be a meal too" says Nafeeza.
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Pictured above, a longtime customer says "I been comin' here for almost 18, 19 years. Good food, good facility. That's why I keep comin' back. There was a time I used to be here everyday, now it's about 3 times a week, especially on weekends.
Nafeeza runs the kitchen and her husband Sheir the store. B & Market stocks a variety of authentic Caribbean and West Indian products and boasts an impressive exotic beverage selection. According to Sheir they also do well with the natural medicine/remedy type products behind the counter.
Television star Monique (above left) has been to B & M Market a couple of times.
Here are pictures of some more Caribbean finds from B & Market.