Bed-Stuy’s Trinidadian Bakery Wins James Beard Award

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By Kathleen Culliton

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, BROOKLYN -- A Bed-Stuy doubles and roti shop won a prestigious award from the James Beard Foundation, which dubbed the bakery an American classic Friday.

A&A Bake & Double and Roti Shop was one of five eateries to win the 2019 America's Classic Award. The Trinidadian bakery at 1337 Fulton St. earned praise from James Beard for serving and representing its community.

"As the neighborhood continues to rapidly gentrify," officials wrote, " A&A's sustained success serves as a delicious reminder of the Bed-Stuy's rich Caribbean history."

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A & A Doubles is one of many businesses in the Bed Stuy BID Gateway District. Visit their website to learn more.