Stirring The Pot @ The Pork Pit

Counting Down To The 20th Staging Of The Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards, Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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The Pork Pit has been around since 1978 and, like the imposing cotton tree that dates back centuries, is an integral part of the MoBay landscape. Under new management since 2002 it remains the preferred destination for lovers of chicken — factor in almost every Jamaican — and the other white meat — factor in as many even amidst the loud protestations and the fact that the pork is always finished first!

“Chicken remains our number one seller,” according to co-owner Linda Leslie, who, along with jerk specialists Mark Stewart and Romo Foster, was kept busy Sunday afternoon parcelling chicken, pork, sausages and barbecue ribs. “Immediately after taking over The Pork Pit we sought the help of jerk specialists from Portland. The feedback was that the meats were too peppery. We scrapped that option and created our own flavour profile and have not looked back. Indeed, both the hot pepper and barbecue sauces are made in-house and receive rave reviews from locals and visitors alike.” Count our Table Talk Food Awards judges amongst the many!

Leslie's response re: future plans for the establishment — “To ensure consistency and to push each day for a better product” as well as the profound appreciation for her staff; provides insight into the warm, family atmosphere of the establishment.

As always, we encourage you to visit and share your feedback with us.

The Pork Pit

27 Gloucester Avenue

Montego Bay

Tel: 940-3008

Opening Hours:

Monday to Thursday & Sunday

11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Friday to Saturday

11:00 am to 12:00 am

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