Our stewed manicou ($8), as it's known in Grenada, really didn't need any sauce; it was very juicy just as is. The flavor of the meat was hard to pin down. What seemed to be a foreleg was gamey, the ribs were sweet, and the tail (our serving included one segment, the oblong at lower right) was surprisingly substantial. A prehensile tail does a lot of work, so some musculature made sense, but the overall impression was fatty and rich, not to mention tasty — hardly what I expected from opossum.
Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique Day
Field outside Old Boys and Girls High School, 736 Rutland Rd. (Troy-Schenectady Aves.), East Flatbush, Brooklyn
(The 2016 festival was held on July 17)