Bahamian cuisine dominates menus in the restaurants of Acklins & Crooked Island, with fresh local seafood items topping the list. Several fine-dining restaurants offer an upscale experience in a tranquil seaside or sea-view setting. Menus consist of American, Italian and other European dishes, including barbequed baby-back ribs, brisket, pastas, soups, salads and a selection of wines and other beverages. You can also get local specialties like stuffed lobster or lobster chowder in season, chicken with coconut and rice, accompanied by freshly-baked homemade bread, and a variety of scrumptious Bahamian desserts. Choose a more casual setting to enjoy local seafood, poultry and other staple native dishes: boiled fish or chicken souse with johnny-cake for breakfast; and for lunch or dinner, cracked/grilled conch, stewed/steamed fish, conch or lobster (in season) with peas and rice. Local specialties like stuffed crabs and crab soup and dough are a highlight of the annual Acklins Island Regatta, fairs, homecomings and other cultural celebrations on Acklins & Crooked Island.