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|Daddy's Roti Shop (standard:Fan Fiction, 242 words)|
|Author: Juggernaut||Added: Feb 23 2011||Views/Reads: 1489/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|A fictional character Daddy leaves his small island and establish himself in New York selling rotis from his small Roti shop in Brooklyn.|
Daddy's Roti Shop Subba Rao The storefront doors of Roti shop were painted green The countertops were painted yellow to match One Roti please Chicken, goat, shrimp or beef? Asked the East Indian woman at the counter Umm, chicken no, goat Roti please Anything to drink A Carib Coming up. Roti, a large circular shaped thinly rolled pan cake or Dahl Roti, Roti lightly stuffed with ground split peas Originally brought from India by the farm workers to Trinidad Now the main staple for East Indians in the Caribbean Modified to make it less cumbersome to eat Cooked meat, goat, chicken, shrimp, beef or vegetable curry Wrapped around in a plain Roti or Dahl Roti Looks more like a Mexican Burrito Sold island wide in Roti shops Daddy (nickname) moved from Coryal in Trinidad to Brooklyn, New York Started ‘Dadday's Roti Shop' to make a living Sent his daughter to medical school in New York After 30 years selling Roti Sold his Roti Shop to return to Trinidad to lime He missed liming for too long living in New York Back in Trinidad, a bottle of Carib in one hand, Roti in another Spent time liming and playing wabie with friends. PS: Trinidad slang Lime or Liming means hanging out with friends. Wabie: A silly game in which people race each other by throwing small plant twigs in city open drains or streams and watch twigs flow to a designated spot (goal). Tweet
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