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Caficultura

Caficultura

      Caficultura 401 San Francisco Street Old San Juan 787-823-7031 Monday to Sunday 8am to 5pm. $$ Great coffee and breakfast choices.

Fatty's

Fatty’s

      Fatty’s 103 O’Donnell Street Old San Juan 787-586-6925 $ Open for lunch and dinner. Jamaican fare by owner/chef Yvette includes red snapper, curried or jerk chicken and more, all served with rice and beans, salad and fried plantains. No air conditioning. Comida jamaicina por dueña y chef Yvette, como chillo rojo, pollo […]

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 […]

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Trois Cent Onze

            Trois Cent Onze 311 Fortaleza Street, Old San Juan 787-725-7959 Lunch Wednesday-Saturday, Dinner nightly from 6pm-10:30pm; Sunday noon-10pm. $$$ French cuisine with the taste of Provencal in this lovely restaurant. Award-winning Chef Juan Peña has a global menu. Bar menu available. Cocina francesa con sabor de Provencal en este […]

Triana Tapas y Flamenco

Triana Tapas y Flamenco

Triana Tapas y Flamenco 251 Recinto Sur, Old San Juan 787-725-8819 Open Sunday-Thursday from 11am to 10pm;  Friday-Saturday from 11am to 11pm. $$ Dine on Spanish favorites, with lunch specials daily that include a beverage. Flamenco dancing Friday and Saturday beginning at 8:30pm. Pruebe la oferta española y los especiales de almuerzo diarios, con bebida […]

Toro Salao, El

Toro Salao, El

El Toro Salao, Plaza Arturo Somuano (behind the Tapia Theatre) Old San Juan 787-722-3330 Open daily 11am to midnight. $$ A Latino/Spanish tapas bar, with seating on 2 floors and outdoor dining under the umbrellas on the plaza. Another experience by OOF! restaurants. Una barra de tapas latino-españolas, con mesas en dos niveles y bajo […]

Tijuana’s Bar & Grill

Tijuana’s Bar & Grill

Tijuana’s Bar & Grill (2 locations) 1350 Ashford Avenue, Condado (San Juan); 787-723-3939 Pier 2, Old San Juan; 787-724-7070 $$ Open Tuesday-Friday from 11:30am to midnight, Saturday and Sunday from 5pm to midnight. Another popular Mexican eatery. Otra fonda mejicana popular.

Tantra

Tantra

Tantra 356 Fortaleza Street, Old San Juan 787-977-8141 Open daily noon to 3pm and 6pm to 11pm (longer on weekends). $$ Chef Ramesh Pillai presents traditional Indian cuisine and Indo-Latino specialties in an authentic décor… including the water pipes. La cocina india tradicional de chef Ramesh Pillai y especialidades indio-latino en un decor autentico… incluyendo […]

St. Germain Bistro & Café

St. Germain Bistro & Café

St. Germain Bistro & Café 156 Sol Street, Old San Juan 787-725-5830 Breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday Brunch from 10am. $$ Getting raves for its eclectic menu; everything from sandwiches and salads to ceviches, crepes and more. Ha recibido loas por su menú ecléctico: desde sándwiches y ensaladas hasta cebiches, crêpes y más.  

Sofia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar

Sofia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar

Sofia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar 355 San Francisco Street, Old San Juan 787-721-0396 Open Monday-Thursday 5pm to 11pm; Friday and Saturday noon to midnight; Sunday noon to 10pm. $$ Elegant dining room with Maurano glass décor and a smoking patio. Full bar. Classic and creative Italian specialties by Chef Alessandro Calendo. Especialidades italianas tanto […]

    • 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 […]