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Coffee Shops in San Juan

Café_Puerto_Rico_Hacienda

Image cc Puerto Rico Tourism Co. There’s something magical about a cup of coffee. Well, not just any cup of joe! It must unquestionably begin with quality beans. [Disclaimer: I’m not a purist and I will sometimes add cinnamon and other toppings if the beans are not great to begin with] For me, it’s a…

Sofrito Recipe

Cooking the Globe

Sofrito: The Flavor of Latin-American Cuisine By Chef Daniela Rivera Sofrito – It’s the condiment or “sazón” that gives Latin American cuisine its distinct flavor. Each country has a variation of sofrito and Puerto Rico is no exception. What makes sofrito in Puerto Rico different from those in the rest of Latin America would be…

El Yunque Treehouse

Arroz – El Yunque Treehouse

You jumped in a cold yet revitalizing waterfall, hiked some scenic trails and even saw a coquí frog. But now your stomach is grumbling and you need to remedy the situation before you start considering eating what looks like a delicious red berry (and is actually a poisonous seed). Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered!…

Summer Deals at BLT Steakhouse

BLT Steak

BLT has been one of our favorite steakhouses in San Juan for years. The service is impeccable and the food is on point. They are consistently on top of your steak’s doneness and always ensure it is cooked to your liking. How many times have you…

Best Bars in San Juan

Junglebird

Our co-founder, Paulina Salach Antonetti recently wrote an article for NewWorlder.com about where to get your drink on in San Juan. See below for the full article. In San Juan, the sexy capital of Puerto Rico, the finest bartenders are dominating the cocktail scene. It’s the…