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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.

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.  

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, […]

Rosa Mexicano

Rosa Mexicano

      Rosa Mexicano The Shops at Paseo Caribe Ave. Muñoz Rivera San Juan, PR 939-338-7344 Casual-Elegant dining. Lunch Monday-Sunday 11:30 – 4pm; Dinner: Monday – Wednesday, 4pm-10pm; Thursday – Saturday 4pm – midnight; Sunday, 4pm-11pm. Brunch: Saturday and Sunday 11:30 – 3pm Happy Hour: Monday-Friday 4pm-7pm   New to Puerto Rico, but 30 […]

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 […]

Red Coral Lounge

Red Coral Lounge

Red Coral Lounge San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, 1309 Ashford Avenue, Condado (San Juan) 787-722-7000 Open daily intro the wee hours. $$ Sophisticated Lounge in the lobby has it all: comfortable seating areas, classy bar, great drinks, great menu of flatbreads, wings, bacalaitos, ceviche, etc… and live music…for instance,  Sunday is Jazz Night […]

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.    

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.

Osaka Japanese Restaurant

Osaka Japanese Restaurant

      Osaka Japanese Restaurant 670 Ponce de Leon Avenue, suite 2 Miramar,  (San Juan) 787-723-0020 Monday – Friday 11:30 am – 11pm.; Saturday and Sundasy 1pm – 11pm. $$ A neighborhood favorite that serves Bento Boxes until 2 p.m. Try, too, the Sesame Chicken, Ramen Soup and Rice Balls, as well as sushi. […]

    • 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 […]