Temptation must be our favorite restaurant on the Dutch aspect of the island – completely dependable, at all times good, THE place for a beautiful night out. For a begin, the décor could be very totally different from different island eating places. It is sleeker, extra subtle, extra like what you’d discover in New York or London, with tasteful water options, designer lighting fixtures, snug beige banquettes, elegantly laid tables and the mushy taking part in of a child grand piano The Best restaurants on Maui.
Proprietor and chef Dino Jagtiani, an area St Maartiner, has completed his island proud. After being the primary St Maarten-born to graduate from the Culinary Institute of America he returned to SXM in 2002 to open his personal restaurant, Temptation. He gives nouveau Caribbean delicacies with dishes just like the Temptation ‘Reed & Beef’, lobster tail sautéed with garlic and paired with a hoisin braised beef quick, a plantain tart and corn-black bean salsa or the popped black bean crusted tuna with wasabi mashed potato. Our favorite appetiser must be the tempura mussel shooters with coconut curry and wakame and our favorite fundamental the braised veal osso bucco with shitake mushrooms and pinenut risotto. All very, excellent.
There’s a wonderful wine listing with 50 wines beneath $50 and 15 by the glass. Dino and the restaurant have gained an extended listing of awards, together with multi-time gold medallist on the Style of the Caribbean Awards held in Miami, Restaurant of the 12 months within the 2008 Gault Millau Information, one of many High 10 Eating places within the Caribbean in Bon Appetit Journal… the listing goes on.
Typically in off-season, they provide a set menu for round $50. That is extraordinarily good worth because the dishes are precisely the identical ones as on the primary a la carte menu making this place a complete should do!
To seek out the restaurant, head for the Atlantis On line casino, after the golf course and simply earlier than Cupecoy. Park on the on line casino parking zone and discover the restaurant on the aspect of the doorway street.