West Indian Day Parade food: Jerk chicken, cou-cou, pudding and souse

The most widely available and popular food along Eastern Parkway is jerk chicken. Clouds of smoke from the smokers can be seen up and down each block. Photo Credit: AMNY/ Georgia Kral

The number one reason to attend the West Indian Day Parade: food! All along Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, culinary delights of the West Indies awaits you. There’s Jamaican jerk chicken, curry goat, cou-cou with fried fish and fruit juices. Nutcrackers too, on the down-low.

Georgia Kral