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Jamaican American Grows 'Golden Krust' Empirei
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Carolyn Weaver
September 11, 2012 4:13 PM
Starting in 1989, Jamaican-born Lowell Hawthorne and his family have built one of the largest Caribbean American food businesses in the United States. Dishes like jerk chicken and oxtail stew wow food critics and lunchtime crowds alike. Golden Krust is best known, however, for its patties - spicy turnovers with meat or vegetable fillings that make a quick, inexpensive meal. VOA’s Carolyn Weaver has a profile in this week's Voices of America -- shot by Weaver, Daniela Schrier and Azhar Fateh -- from the Bronx neighborhood in New York City

Jamaican American Grows 'Golden Krust' Empire

Carolyn Weaver

Published September 11, 2012

Starting in 1989, Jamaican-born Lowell Hawthorne and his family have built one of the largest Caribbean American food businesses in the United States. Dishes like jerk chicken and oxtail stew wow food critics and lunchtime crowds alike. Golden Krust is best known, however, for its patties - spicy turnovers with meat or vegetable fillings that make a quick, inexpensive meal. VOA’s Carolyn Weaver has a profile in this week's Voices of America -- shot by Weaver, Daniela Schrier and Azhar Fateh -- from the Bronx neighborhood in New York City