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A Fresh Take on Caribbean Food

Emily Guajardo for San Antonio Magazine

October 15, 2020

A Fresh, Simple Take on Caribbean Food

Emily Guajardo writes in San Antonio Magazine:

“Along with presenting a new take on the food of her heritage, [Chef Nicola] Blaque wanted to appeal to vegetarians and those interested in eating a well-balanced diet when Mi Roti opened in the former home of Maybelle’s Donuts. However, offering healthy food didn’t mean that Blaque’s famous jerk chicken was off the table—or that everything couldn’t still be delicious.”

“Although Blaque is praised for her visionary outlook on Caribbean fusion cuisine, she also recognizes that her background and standing as one of few Black female chefs/restaurant owners in San Antonio share an equal part in every concept she creates. Above all, she hopes her deep passion for honest, good food is apparent to every patron.”



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