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FUDIS Gourmet Food Truck Festival @ St. Regis

FUDIS Food Truck Fest 2015

Situated at the foot of El Yunque National Forrest, the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort is a study in understated luxury perfectly suited to host the 3rd annual FUDIS Gourmet Food Truck Festival. The tree-lined path that leads to the property’s entrance is an enchanting corridor that builds anticipation with each passing ceiba and almond…

Puerto Rico Meets NYC

Meets NYC Dish

The jaunty piragua cart with it’s bright colors and big umbrella ambles down the street in San Juan with the same awkward agility it does in New York City. A summer staple of both cities, the cart’s pyramid shaped icy treat is a tropical flavored harbinger of happiness. It exemplifies one of the many culinary…

SOFO Culinary Festival August 2015

SOFO 2015

San Juan’s culinary talent are bringing it to the streets this weekend for the bi-annual SOFO culinary festival. This gastronomic extravaganza emanates a block party vibe as the streets ‘South of Fortaleza’ are pedestrianized to make way for fine food, music, and revelry. SOFO 2015 will take place from August 19 – 23 and will…

History of Puerto Rican Rum: 150 Years of Serrallés Rum

The Serralles Castle

On a recent summer evening, we were invited to take part in a historic moment, the 150-year celebration of the Serrallés rum empire. The event took place at the Serrallés Castle, a mansion built in the 1930s for the founder’s son, Juan Eugenio Serrallés. The majestic castle, completely dressed in lights, could be seen from…

University of Puerto Rico’s Inaugural Food Truck Summer Fest

UPR Food Truck Fest July 2015

When does waiting behind a big line of trucks not induce a rage fueled steering wheel thumping fit? The correct answer: When the trucks are kitchens on wheels at a food truck festival in an idyllic setting! Line at High Kitchen

Last Chance to Dine Out for PR Restaurant Week

Nonna Gelato

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week 2015 Ends Today Puerto Rico Restaurant Week has been extended until June 6. Today is the last day! It ain’t over until the fat lady (this gal after restaurant week) sings! If you are in San Juan this weekend you still have a chance to try some truly wonderful food. Stop…

Where to Dine on Monday for PR Restaurant Week

RP restaurant week dessert

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week Restaurants Open Mondays   “Puerto Rico Restaurant Week provides locals and tourists an unbeatable opportunity to visit a different restaurant every day and explore the Island’s varied culinary scene at special prices,” Paulina Salach, Co-Founder of Puerto Rico Restaurant Week   During Puerto Rico Restaurant Week diners can visit a new…

PR Restaurant Week – Asia and Beyond

Caprese-Gallo-Negro

At Spoon Food Tours, daily life entails introducing visitors on the island to some of the best Puerto Rican cuisine on offer. It ain’t a bad gig! This week however is truly special – it’s Puerto Rico Restaurant Week. Whoop whoop! Restaurants are offering special prix fixe menus. At $20 for lunch and $28 or…

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week Is Here!

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Puerto Rico Restaurant Week 2015 Puerto Rico Restaurant Week 2015 is here! Some of the best restaurants in Puerto Rico are offering diners a chance to sample their cuisine at truly affordable prices. Participating restaurants are offering prix fixe 3 course menus set at just $20 for lunch and either $28 or $38 for dinner….

Saborea 2015 Recap

Saborea Puerto Rico

Another year, another phenomenal success from the organizers of Saborea 2015. The sun shone on the enchantingly beautiful shores of Escambrón Beach, as participating restaurants served delicious bites to the hordes of hungry attendees. Ceviche, sliders, ribs, churrasco, salads, chocolate frappes, bacon cupcakes, flan, California wine, beer, craft cocktails! All this and much more was…