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Uvva

Uvva

Uvva Hostelería del Mar, #1 Tapia St., Ocean Park (San Juan) 787-727-3302 Daily for lunch and dinner, and Sunday for brunch. $$ An ocean-front escape, with creative cuisine by chef Zelma Parra. Escápese a este restaurante con vista al mar y cocina creativa por chef Zelma Parra.

Terra Campestre

Terra Campestre

    Terra Campestre 1353 Road 7, Guaynabo (San Juan) 787-731-6799 Wednesday-Thursday 8am-10pm; Friday-Sunday 11am-11pm. $$$ Chef Alexis Torres prepares creative Cuban, Criollo and international cuisines in this beautiful restaurant. El chef Alexis Torres maneja las cocinas cubano, internacional y criolla en este hermoso restaurante. Reviewed 2009: “Caribbean cuisine that uses fresh local flavors… masterful […]

Tasca de Yiyo, La

Tasca de Yiyo, La

La Tasca de Yiyo, 1753 Loíza Street, Santurce (San Juan) 787-728-5009 Open for lunch and dinner. $$ Puerto Rican and Cuban cuisines in a casual setting on a busy street; large portions, low prices. Las cocinas puertorriqueña y cubana en un ambiente casual, ubicado en una bulliciosa calle. Reviewed 2010: “large portions of traditional, mouth-watering […]

Sirena Restaurante

Sirena Restaurante

Sirena Restaurante Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort, Isla Verde (Carolina) 787-791-0404 Open for lunch and dinner, daily. $$$ Executive chef Ricky Rivera offers an American/Caribbean fusion of Crab Cakes to a variety of ceviches and main courses. Overlooking the beautiful beach. El chef ejecutivo Ricky Rivera brinda desde fusión caribeño-americana en su “Pastel […]

Sand and the Sea, The

Sand and the Sea, The

Sand and the Sea, Road 715, Km. 5.2, Bo. Cercadillo, Cayey 787-738-9086 Open Saturday and Sunday. Live music Sunday starting at 4pm. $$ Be on top of the world at this hidden, well-known restaurant with a loyal following. Restaurante bien conocido con comensales leales. Estará encima de las montañas en un lugar apartado.

Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja 1025 Ashford Avenue, Condado (San Juan) 787-725-2665 Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday 11:30am to 10:30pm; Thursday and Friday 11:30am to midnight; Saturday 6pm to midnight. $$$ A popular spot for upscale local and Cuban dishes, known for its signature dish, Ropa Vieja. Un lugar popular para los platos cubanos y criollos de primera […]

Pura Vida

Pura Vida

Pura Vida Palmanaova Plaza ste 119; Palmas del Mar Resort, Humacao 787-531-8849 Opens at 6 p.m. $$ Chef John Eric in the kitchen. Dine indoors or on the expansive terrace. El chef John Eric maneja la cocina. Puede comer adentro o en la amplia terraza.

Picante Lobby Bar & Grill

Picante Lobby Bar & Grill

Picante Lobby Bar & Grill Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort, 7012 Boca de Cangrejos Avenue, Carolina 787-791-0404 Open Monday through Thursday  5 pm to midnight; Friday and Saturday 5 pm to 2 a.m. and Sunday 3 pm to midnight.l. $$ Known for their house specialty drinks, with dancing Wed-Sun. Executive chef Ricky Rivera […]

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Carli’s Fine Bistro and Piano

Chef’s Hat Award Hall of Fame Winner. Carli’s Fine Dining and Piano Banco Popular Building, Old San Juan 787-725-4927 Dinner 4pm to 11pm Monday to Saturday. Closed Sunday. $$$ Winner Chef’s Hat Award 2007, 2008, 2009,, 2010 = Member, Hall of Fame International cuisine attracts local following with a Mediterranean/Caribbean flair. Carli Muñoz (of Beach […]

Parrot Club, The

Parrot Club, The

Parrot Club, The 363 Fortaleza Street Old San Juan 787-725-7370 Open Monday-Saturday 11:30am to 4pm for Lunch; Sunday Brunch from 11:30am to 4pm; Dinner from 6pm to 11pm Sunday-Wednesday, til midnight Thursday to Saturday. $$ Creative Nuevo Latino cuisine; popular bar . Another experience by OOF! restaurants. Comidas al estilo nuevo latino.  Un barra popular. […]

    • Cranberry Sauce…Finally! November 26, 2015
      Originally posted on Hot, Cheap & Easy: I have never posted a cranberry sauce recipe before because frankly every time I tried I ended up with a lip-puckering nasty gloopy mess and we’ve just used lingonberry jam from IKEA instead. A happy surprise for the table So this year, I did not even tell my…
    • Sweet-Tart Homemade Lemonade (made entirely by the kids) August 21, 2015
      My son and niece (8 and 11 respectively) had made some sugar syrup* for me last week – they are pretty good with the stove these days and eager to see how things are done. I actually used most of it for adult beverages (mango-chile mojitos and passionfruit mojitos), but in return for their help, […]
    • Mango Mojitos With Ancho Chili Salt August 15, 2015
      It was another summer Friday in the neighborhood and that called for another festive cocktail. Riding high on the success of last session’s passionfruit mojitos, I decided to make mango mojitos. The drink itself followed much the same construction, but the mango was decidedly sweeter than the passionfruit, so I decided that it needed a […]
    • Savory Spicy Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken August 3, 2015
      It is too hot for cooking, but the family’s gotta eat, so cook I must. So I have employed the slow cooker; it makes for tasty and tender meals and doesn’t heat up the kitchen. Here is my interpretation of Moroccan Chicken; it was a big success with everyone in the house (the spiciness is […]