New York Times Discovers the Jamaican Dutchy
Jerk Chicken at the Jamaican Dutchy
Julia Moskin has a great Jamaican jerk feature in this mornings New York Times and guess who should pop up, but our good friends at the Jamaican Dutchy (on 51st & 7th Ave.) She interviews owner Oneil Reid and calls his jerk chicken one of “the best truck lunches in the city.” No argument here.
But the most interesting part to me is what the article had to say about jerk pork, and why Oneil doesn’t offer it at the Dutchy:
He said that he would like to make jerk pork sometimes, but that many of the other food vendors, and the taxi drivers who inch past his cart in Midtown traffic, are Muslim, and the pork smell bothers them.
That’s a bummer, although entirely commendable.