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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.

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 […]

Orquideas

Orquideas

    Orquideas 61 Calle Orquideas Esperanza, Vieques 787-741-1864 $$$ Open for dinner 6:30 to 10pm nightly. Casually elegant with its open pavilion and white sheer curtains, this former steakhouse has been renovated and reopened with a broader  menu of steak, fish and vegetarian dishes, by executive chef Richard Nell and sous chef Matt McPherson. […]

Ali Baba Turkish Restaurant

Ali Baba Turkish Restaurant

      Ali Baba Turkish Restaurant 1214 Ashford Avenue Condado, San Juan 787-722-1176 Open Tuesday through Saturday 4pm to 11pm; Sunday noon to 10 pm. $$ Raves for its delicious middle-eastern foods like baba ganoush, hummus, pita, lamb chops, and all the traditional favorites. 

Zuly's Yogurt & Cafe

Zuly’s Yogurt & Cafe

        Zuly’s Yogurt & Cafe Torre de la Reina 450 Ave Constitucion 787-314-8827 Opening April 2013 Monday – Friday d6:340a.m. to 8pm; Saturday 8am to 8pm; Sunday 9am to 7pm. $ This casual eatery, across the street from Parque Luís Muñoz Rivera in Puerta de Tierra, hits the spot with Colombo frozen […]

Via Appia

Via Appia

      Via Appia 1350 Ashford Avenue, Condado (San Juan) 787-735-8711 Open from noon to midnight, daily. $ Sit indoors or out and people-watch, in this popular more-than-a-pizza parlor. ¡Más que una pizzería! Siéntese adentro en el comedor o disfrute de ver y ser visto por los que pasean por la avenida.

Zucchini Health Bar

Zucchini Health Bar

Zucchini Health Bar 1054 Ashford Ave (third floor of Zen Spa), Condado (San Juan) 787-725-6986 Monday-Friday 9:30am-8pm; closed Saturday and Sunday. $$ Open terrace and tables inside. Pastas, veggie sushi, fresh fruit juices and other creative cuisine. Terraza al aire libre y mesas adentro. Sirven pastas, “sushi”, jugos frescos y otros tipos de cocina creativa.

Yeyo’s Seafood

Yeyo’s Seafood

Yeyo’s Seafood Road 2, Km. 252.1, Sector Las Cáceres, Ponce 787-843-7629 $$ Open daily from 11am to 11pm. This restaurant overlooks the water, under a large metal awning. Breezy, open-air dining. Comedor abierto al mar con techo de metal. Ventilado y fresco.

Yerba Buena Café & Bar

Yerba Buena Café & Bar

Yerba Buena Café & Bar 1372 Ashford Avenue, Condado (San Juan) 787-724-6411 Open Monday-Saturday from 11:30am to 11:30pm. $$ Local delicacies by chef Alfredo Méndez. Mojito is signature drink of the establishment. Delicadezas locales por chef Alfredo Méndez. Mojito es la bebida especial del establecimiento.

Wet

Wet

Wet W Retreat & Spa, Road 200, km. 3.2, Vieques 787-741-4100 Open daily from 11am to 5pm. Bar hours Sunday-Thursday from 9am to 7pm; Friday-Saturday from 9am to 10pm. $$$ Mediterranean specialties at this poolside eatery. La cocina mediterránea es la especialidad en este espacio junto a la piscina.

    • 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 […]