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Serafina Opens in San Juan

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Welcome to your new favorite spot in Condado! Located at the La Concha Hotel, Serafina is a cool, modern and fun restaurant. The outdoor terrace; with its foliage, wooden furniture and orange accents is inviting and demands something bubbly. Choose from Serafina’s own sparkling white or rosé, sit back, relax and enjoy the Caribbean scene. Serafina…

Last Chance to Dine Out for PR Restaurant Week

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

COCINA TROPICAL: The Classic and Contemporary Flavors of Puerto Rico

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Rich in flavor and a unique blend of African, Spanish, Taíno Indian and French roots, Puerto Rico’s cuisine is an explosion of flavors. In his book, Cocina Tropical, renowned chef Jose Santaella pays homage to his homeland with its beautiful mountains, picturesque beaches and historic Spanish colonial city. In this beautifully photographed book by Ben…