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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.

La Vecindad del chavo

La Vecindad del chavo

      La Vecindad del chavo Road 771 interior, KM. 4.1 Barrio Barrancas Barranquitas 787-385-6417 $$ Tuesday and Wednesday 2pm to 10pm; Thursday through Sunday, 11am – 11pm. $$ Known for its food, the views, the music  and  often, the crowds.  

 Colina 360, La

Colina 360, La

      La Colina 360 Barrio Pugnado, Road 137 Morovis 787-807-0360 Open Saturday and Sunday, noon to 8pm. $$$ The English-Spanish menu lists a bevy of local favorites, including seafood, paella and chicken dishes. A kids menu, too.  

Asao Smokehouse

Asao Smokehouse

        Asao Smokehouse Road 149, Km. 18.5 (intersection with Road 615) Ciales 787-871-4992 Thursday through Sunday 9am to 7pm. $$ Raves for the ribs as well as the chicken, pork and beef options. Gets busy mid-afternoon.

Vaca Brava, La

Vaca Brava, La

La Vaca Brava, (2 locations) 253 Recinto Sur, Old San Juan; 787-723-3700 Thursday 11am-6pm; Friday 11am-midnight; Saturday 11am-9pm; Sunday 11am-6pm. $$$ Steaks reign, but chicken, pork and fish dishes are on the menu of this 2nd edition of the popular Barranquitas mountainside restaurant. It also boasts soaring ceilings, full bar and separate gift shop. La […]

Toro de Piedra, Restaurante

Toro de Piedra, Restaurante

Restaurante Toro de Piedra, Road 7718, Km. 0.8, Mirador Piedra Degetau, Aibonito 787-735-1034 Friday-Sunday 11am-11pm. $$ Country food in a country setting. Comida campestre en un entorno rural.

Tío Pepe

Tío Pepe

Tío Pepe Road 723, Km 0.3., Aibonito 787-735-9615 Open Wednesday-Sunday from 11:30am to 10pm. $$ International food with a Puerto Rican taste. Live music weekends. Comidas internacionales con sabor criollo. Música en vivo los fines de semana.

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.

Rancho Marina

Rancho Marina

Rancho Marina Road 123, Km 68.0, Embarcadero Lago Dos Bocas, Utuado 787-894-8034 Open 10:30-6pm Saturday, Sunday and holidays. $$# A family restaurant with unusual dishes. Un restaurante familiar con platos poco comunes.

    • 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 […]