The colors of the Jamaican flag provide a bright touch of the Caribbean along Short Vine in Cincinnati. (Photo by G. Yek)
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The Global Table: Island Frydays serves up tastes of the Caribbean a stone's throw from UC campus

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CINCINNATI - Our Thursday column explores the international side of Greater Cincinnati dining. Follow WCPO contributor, Grace Yek, as she talks to the chefs and owners of these dining spots about their food, culture and journey to the Tri-State.

"Jamaican food brings me happiness. It reminds me where I'm from," says Leighton Morgan, owner of Island Frydays. "The magical flavor is love."

Morgan's journey to a popular eatery on Short Vien took him from Jamaica to Connecticut (and back) before leading him to Cincinnati as a UC football player.

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