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Asere Cuban Kitchen Bar

Asere Cuban Kitchen Bar

        Asere Cuban Kitchen Bar CalleDos Hermanos 180 Placita de Santurce San Juan 787-946-3804 Closed Monday. Tuesday through Saturday noon to 1:20 a.m.; Sunday noon to 9 p.m. Chef Gabriel Marino  prepares delicious food in a romantic, rustic 19th Century Cuban atmosphere. Crowded but loved; gets raves for food, ambiance and service.

Yantar Restaurant

Yantar Restaurant

    Yantar Restaurant 1018 Ashford Ave, Condo.Astor Condado (San Juan) 787-724-3636 Open Tuesday through Saturday, 5:30 pm to 2 am   Chef Xiomara Marquez presents perfectly plated dishes (tapas and entrees)  in the Spanish style. Elegant surroundings, lagoon view, and perfect service add to the appeal.

Many Sublime Fine Dining Choices in Puerto Rico

Many Sublime Fine Dining Choices in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean. You can enjoy American, Asian (Chinese, Japanese, Thai) Brazilian, Chilean, Cuban, French, Italian, Mediterranean (Greek, Turkish, Arabic) Peruvian, and Spanish cuisines… as well as traditional and modern Puerto Rican classics.

Yantar Restaurant Bar

      Yantar Restaurant Bar Edif. Astor, 1C 1018 Ashford Avenue Condado, San Juan 787-724-3636 Opens at 5:30 pm Tuesday through Saturday   A delicious tapas menu; gorgeous lagoon view from wall of windows. Another wall showcases wine bottles.  An elegant space; the hot new spot in Condado.    

Rosalía

Rosalía

        Rosalía 2324 Loiza Street Punta las Marias, San Juan 787-268-7328 Free Valet Parking Tuesday through Thursday noon to 10:30 pm; Friday and Saturday noon to 11:30 pm; Sunday 10a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Also Sunday Brunch. Excellent word of mouth for this newer establishment that offers free valet parking, outside seating if […]

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

      Ruth’s Chris Steak House Banco Popular Center – Penthouse Hato Rey (San Juan) 787-998-7073 Monday-Friday Lunch: 11am – 3pm; Dinner 3pm-10pm; Saturday dinner 5pm -10pm. Free parking     Scheduled to open Spring 2013, this newest Ruth’s Chris will occupy stunning space in Popular Center’s penthouse… with incredible views of the city. […]

Meat Market Miami

Meat Market Miami

      Meat Market Miami El San Juan Hotel 6063 Ave. Isla Verde Isla Verde, Carolina 787-791-1000 Opening summer 2013.…..Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, 5:30 pm to 11pm; Friday and Saturday 5:30 to midnight. $$$$ A glamorous take on the traditional steakhouse; their Crudo Bar offers Tapas & other small plates.

Tutt' Italia Ristorante

Tutt’ Italia Ristorante

      Tutt’ Italia Ristorante 1760 Fernández Juncos Santurce 787-982-8888 Tuesday to Friday noon to 10pm; Saturday 4pm to 1opm; Sunday 1pm to 7pm. $$ Authentic Italian cuisine. La auténtico cocina  italiana.  

Abreu's Wine Cellar

Abreu’s Wine Cellar

      Abreu’s Wine Cellar 650 Ponce de Leon Avenue Miramar San Juan 787-724-8266 Open noon to 10pm weekdays; 3pm to 11pm Saturday and 1pm to 10pm on Sunday. $$ Chef/owner José Abreu (of JoséJosé fame)  offers an extensive wine menu by the glass or the bottle, as well as tapas and full meals. […]

Zest

Zest

Zest San Juan Water Beach Club, 2 Tartak Street, Isla Verde (Carolina) 787-728-3666 Open Sunday to Thursday 6pm to 10pm; Friday and Saturday 6pm to 11pm. $$$ A sophisticated and beautiful water-themed experience with a creative fusion menu by executive chef Raúl Correa. Complimentary valet parking during dinner at Zest. Una sofisticada y hermosa experiencia […]

    • 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 […]