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KABANAS

KABANAS

      KABANAS 1014 Ashford Avenue San Juan PR 00907 808-223-4722 2pm to 10pm daily $   Aa casual eatery, serving tacos, burgers, sandwiches, salads and smoothies. –    

Toro Verde

Toro Verde

      Toro Verde at Toro Verde Nature & Adventure Park Bo. Gato, Carr. 155, Km. 33 Orocovis 787-867-7020   Spectacular views, live music and a family ambiance… all with a gourmet take on Puerto Rican food.  

Ajimojitos

      Ajimojitos Road 167, Km. 1.6 Barrio Dona Elena Sector Media Luna Comerio, PR 00782 787-914-58347   Thursday 2 pm to 10 pm; Friday 9 am to  midnight; Saturday 9 am to 3 pm   Chef Juan Nieves offers fusion criollo cuisine.

Yamburger

      Yamburger 1104 Ponce de Leon Ave, corner of Ponce de Leon Hato Rey San Juan 787-238-3830 $$ Tuesday and Wednesday, 11am to 4pm; Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11am to 1 a.m. Closed Sunday and Monday. Chef Yamuel Bigio prepares a large variety of delicious burgers in this popular new casual place.  

Muzzarella Argentinian

Muzzarella Argentinian

      Muzzarella 1165 Ave J. T. Pinero San Juan 787-774-0990 $$$ Sunday to Thursday 11am to 10pm Friday and Saturday, 11am to 11pm   Praised for its food, by chefs Julio Catala and Francisco Sánchez, who specialize in grilled meats and Argentinian style pizza. A popular casual place.

Melanzana Bistro Pizzeria

Melanzana Bistro Pizzeria

      Melanzana Bistro Pizzeria 650 Ave. Ponce de Leon Miramar 787-722-1010 $$   Monday to Thursday  Noon to 10 pm; Friday Noon to 11pm; Saturday 1pm to 11 pm and Sunday 1pm to 10 pm. Pizza, salads, soups, pastas, risot5t6as and desserts from Exec. Chef Luigi Olivella of Sofia in Old San Juan, […]

La Jaquita Baya

      La Jaquita Baya 801 Fernandez Juncos (corner of Estado) Miramar, San Juan 787-993-5359 Casual dining Monday 6:30 pm – 10pm; Tuesday-Thursday 11:30am-3:30 pm and 6:30 pm – 10pm.; Friday 11:30 am to 11pm; Saturday 6:30 pm – 11pm. Cherf Xavi Pacheco creates what regulars call Puerto Rican  gourmet cuisine. (valet parking)  

Bistro La Plage

Bistro La Plage

      Bistro La Plage Beach Club Restaurant & Bar 4851 Isla Verde Avenue (front of Howard Johnson) Isla Verde, Carolina 787-268-7733   Monday-Thursday 5pm-10pm; Friday and Saturday,  5pm-11pm; Sunday Brunch 11am – 4pm; and dinner  Sunday 4pm-10p. Beach Menu Monday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm Well-known and award-winning Chef David Chaymol presents this […]

Salt Gastrobar

Salt Gastrobar

    Salt Gastrobar Howard Johnson Isla Verde Hotel 4820 Isla Verde Avenue Carolina PR 787-919-7575   Sunday 10am to 5pm; Monday through Wednesday 4pm to 11pm; Thursday through Saturday 4pm to midnight.   Chef Rene Marichal offers a multi-sensory experience: good looking dining room, creative menu (try the Himalayan Salt Block Platters) and a […]

La Veranda

La Veranda

    La Veranda Mayagüez Resort & Casino Mayagüez, PR 787-832-3030 $$ A casual al fresco site for lunch or dinner, by executive chef Alex Saez.

    • 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 […]