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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


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….

Sophie’s Restaurant at The Mall of San Juan

Sophie's Avocado Caprese Salad

Avocado Caprese Salad Located within Saks Fifth Avenue, Sophie’s at Saks is the newest restaurant to open in San Juan, Puerto Rico in the brand new Mall of San Juan. The third Sophie’s in the United States, this incarnation is reminiscent of the Sophie’s at Saks brand – a study in understated elegance and luxury. The…

Mother’s Day Lunching and Brunching


Mother’s Day Lunching and Brunching for the Last Minute Traveler It is certain that every human being is begotten of a mother. Another truism: Every Sunday should certainly beget a Bloody Mary. This Sunday May 10 is Mother’s Day and the only excuse for not treating Mom to a Bloody Mary is if she wants…

Valentine’s Day Dining Guide 2015

Mi Casa

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.              –Charles M. Schulz   A few oysters, Caribbean spiny lobster, and champagne doesn’t hurt either! Here at Spoon we’ve compiled a list of restaurants on the Island of Enchantment offering special Valentine’s Day menus. Spend the evening with someone who…

Spoon’s 2014 San Juan Holiday Dining Guide


Celebrating the holidays in Puerto Rico means relishing life’s pleasures: beaches, palm trees, sunshine, rum, arroz con gandules, lechón, pasteles, and coquito. Unfamiliar with the last few items on that list? Never fear, Spoon has got you covered. We spend all year tasting the best this island has to offer and this holiday season we…

Ají for You and Me

Pulpo Ajimojitos

On a recent afternoon, we had the pleasure of escaping to the nearby mountains of Comerío, a lovely rural town an hour south of San Juan. Sure, we love the city but it was so refreshing to breathe in some fresh, cool air, especially after the sticky, sultry summer. San Juan seems like a megapolis compared…

Its Summer Time, Drink Up!

George + Death in the Afternoon

Gone are the days of vodka tonic and fake cranberry for mixing. Don’t get us wrong we do indulge in an occasional Cuba Libre or rum with fresh-squeezed juice (must be freshly-squeezed) but these days we tend to go for an old-fashioned, a classic twist on the Negroni or something prepared with lavender, lemongrass soda,…