Yep, you heard right; we're getting another new restaurant in South Bismarck. First Chick-Fil-A, then Blaze and Five Guys, now, get ready to welcome a Jamaican eatery.

What's It Called?

According to a post made by the Kirkwood Mall, the restaurant will be called "Suzzy's Island Twist. It will sit next to Kay Jewelers, by the children's play area. In the post, it doesn't give too many details, but it looks like this one is set to open this Fall.

It's honestly great to see all of these new businesses come to the Kirkwood Mall. Our mall seems to really be thriving whereas others across the country are closing and losing foot traffic.


What Is Jamaican Food?

If you don't know, Jamaica is an in island in the Caribbean sea. According to Britannica, it's the third largest island in the Caribbean Sea. A lot of delicious, flavorful foods come from this region.

So what is Jamaican food? Well, it's a lot of things. Some of the most popular Jamaican/Caribbean dishes include: Jerk chicken, Ackee & Saltfish, Coconut Drops, Curry Goat, and Fish and Festival. This, according to

There aren't a lot of Jamaican restaurants in the Bismarck-Mandan area. Hardly any, actually. The only other one I'm aware of is called "Jamrock".


Why Bring This Cuisine To Bismarck?

Umm... why not? It's nice to have so many options and so much culture in North Dakota. We have people from all over the globe moving here, so our taste palate must expand and diversify.


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