Chef rolls out Afro-Caribbean twist on paczki
March 1st marks Fat Tuesday! For many, that means Paczki Day, or a day to fill up on the jelly or cream filled pastries. However, there’s a spot in Detroit that’s serving up a twist on the tradition. Yum Village Marketplace and Pantry is offering Afro-Caribbean inspired paczki flavors.
Midtown’s Yum Village Restaurant Adds Afro-Caribbean Marketplace In Preparation To Reopen Indoor Dining Monday
(CBS DETROIT) – As restaurants in Michigan prepare to reopen their indoor dining February 1st, one Detroit restaurant will look much different inside, and I’m not referring to the limited capacity. Like thousands of restaurants in the state, Yum Village in Detroit’s Midtown has seen its struggles during the pandemic. Owner Godwin Ihentuge says they’re getting by on carry outs, but business is still down 30%. He’s happy starting Monday indoor dining can resume, but says in his small space 25 percent capacity is not truly beneficial, so he’s switching things up. Ihentuge says, “Variant aside we’ll be here February 1st serving that good, good Afro-Caribbean food”The first cooking demonstration takes place on February 11th.detroit.cbslocal.com
Yummy take-out meals with international flavor
Whether we are at home or out and about in a park somewhere in the D, we all want our take-out meals to taste yummy! You can expect that of the food at Yum Village in Detroit. Yum Village offers Afro-Caribbean style dishes that are full of authentic flavor. He showed off his restaurants signature dish and revealed how you can add Afro-Caribbean flavor to your own cooking. Watch in the video above to learn how you can cook up meals just like Yum Village.