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Capital Brasserie

Capital Brasserie

        Capital Brasserie City View Plaza Lobby, Torre 1 Guaynabo 787-782-7292   Lunch Monday – Friday 11am to 3:30 pm; Drinks and snacks Friday 3:30 to 10pm This is award-winning chef José Enrique’s second restaurant.    

Shimas Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Shimas Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Shimas Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar Río Mar Country Club, Río Mar Beach Resort, A Wyndham Grand Resort, Río Grande 787- 888-6000, x4801 Dinner 6pm to 10:30pm nightly $$$ Gourmet cuisine featuring sushi and other Asian delights. Cocina gourmet con sushi y otros deleites asiáticos. Winner Chefs’s Hat Award: 2000 Reviewed 2001: “Delicious food, beautiful […]

Richie’s Café View

Richie’s Café View

Richie’s Café View Carr. 968, Km. 2.0, just past entrance to Río Mar Resort, Río Grande 787-887-1435 Open for lunch and dinner. $$$ Offering outstanding views and excellent service with tempting dishes of local favorites. Ofrece magníficas vistas y excelente servicio, además de tentadores y populares platos locales. Winner Tables Magazine Chef’s Hat Award: 2009

Il Postino Pasta & Pizza

Il Postino Pasta & Pizza

  Il  Postino Pasta & Pizza 1104 Magdalena Avenue, Condado (San Juan) 787-729-7799 Open Monday-Thursday 11:30am-11pm; Friday 11:30am to 1am;  Saturday and Sunday breakfast 8am to 10 am. Saturday open to 1am; Sunday to 10pm. $$ Known for its weekend brunches and popular lunches by chef Victor Naula. Famoso por sus brunches de fines de […]

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Pikayo

  Pikayo Condado Plaza Hilton Hotel, 999 Ashford Avenue, Condado (San Juan) 787-721-6194 Dinner nightly. $$$$ Award-winning chef Wilo Benet & his glamorous restaurant in this sophisticated space with ocean views. Serving global cuisine with a Puerto Rican flavor. El premiado chef Wilo Benet y su glamoroso restaurante a este espacio sofisticado con vista al […]

Piccola Fontana, La

Piccola Fontana, La

La Piccola Fontana El San Juan Hotel, Isla Verde (Carolina) 787-791-0966 Open daily 6pm to midnight. $$ An intimate restaurant in an elegant setting; known for its delicious Northern Italian cuisine by chef Alfonso Pescarino.. Un restaurante íntimo en un espacio elegante; conocido por su cocina del norte italiano. El chef Alfonso Pescarino Winner Tables […]

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Perla

Perla La Concha Renaissance Resort 1077 Ashford Avenue Condado 787-721-7500, x6800 Open for dinner weekdays from 6pm-10pm; Saturday and Sunday 6pm-11pm $$$$ Chef Dayn Smith of Stingray fame presides over this stunning almost-on-the-water white dining room with delicious and creative seafood dishes, and more, all under the famous Shell Dome. El chef Dayn Smith conduce […]

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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. […]

Panza

Panza

Panza Cervantes Hotel 329 Recinto Sur, Old San Juan 787-724-7722 Wednesday-Sunday lunch noon -3pm; dinner 6pm-midnight $$$$ Chef Ivonne Martinez specializes in creative seasonal foods, served in an elegant, sophisticated setting. Una sala sophisticado con un menu creativo de su chef Ivonne Martinez. Winner  Tables Magazine Chef’s Hat Award 2008.

    • 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 […]