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The last town of any importance you'll pass after Bamboo Avenue en route to Mandeville is Santa Cruz, a thriving market town supported in part by a large factory. The best stopover is at Hind's Restaurant & Bakery, Santa Cruz Plaza (tel. 876/966-2234), serving Jamaican cuisine daily from 7am to 5pm (until 6pm Friday to Saturday, closed on Sunday). Main courses cost US$5-US$6. Many locals come here for breakfast, the favorite dish being ackee and salt fish. Main meals include such hair-on-your-chest dishes as stewed oxtail, tripe and beans, and curried goat. The faint-of-heart can order baked goods such as a rum cake. No credit cards are accepted.