Rambarran eatery opens in New Amsterdam
New Amsterdam was abuzz with news on Tuesday when Topaz, a unique restaurant in the heart of the town was officially opened for business.
Owned and operated by Canadians Ryan and Surya Rambarran, Topaz is located on the western half of the ground floor of Dave’s Building, an incomplete edifice at 12 Chapel Street, New Amsterdam. The building which was designed by Dwayne Ferdinand and constructed by Home Designs and Engineering Associates is owned by the Rambarrans. Construction started on June 1st 2011, but due to financial constraints, the building is still to be completed. Nevertheless, the ground floor houses Topaz and three other units which are available for rent. While the first floor consists of four self-contained apartments; the second floor has a conference/reception hall which when completed will also be available for rent; and the top floor is a roof garden.