Cheap Eats 2013: Teddy’s Roti Shop

Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.

Teddy is long gone from the restaurant, having repaired to Trinidad, but his tiny shop remains the pit stop of choice for islanders—and others—in need of a spice fix. Roti, a delicate flatbread encasing assertively seasoned meat-and-potato stew, is the thing; one can last you two meals. And while some burger joints struggle to produce a medium-rare patty, Teddy’s can do it with hunks of goat that have been cooking for hours.

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