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Valencia, Café

Valencia, Café

Café Valencia, 1000 Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Río Piedras (San Juan) 787-764-3790 Open Monday-Thursday and Sunday from 11:30am to midnight; Friday from 11:30am to 2am;  Saturday from 5pm to 2am. $$ A loyal clientele appreciates the special paella and Spanish dishes, whether they dine in or take out. La clientela de la localidad aprecia la paella […]

Totopos

Totopos

Totopos 1698 Paraná St., Río Piedras (San Juan) 787-751-3973 Open Tuesday-Sunday from 11:30am through dinner. $$ Family-oriented neighborhood restaurant with loyal clientele. Restaurante familiar del barrio con siguientes leales.

Seagrapes

Seagrapes

Seagrapes St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Road 187, Km. 4.2, Río Grande 787-809-8033 Lunch 11am-5pm; drinks until 6pm. $ Chef Rocio Varela serves up casual al fresco dining (under a thatched roof). La chef Rocío Varela sirve sus creaciones en un ambiente casual al aire libre, bajo un techo rústico.

Sangría

Sangría

Sangría Calle Alda #1577, Urb. Caribe, Río Piedras (San Juan) 787-758-8596 11:30am to 10pm, Monday through Friday; 1pm to 10pm Saturday; closed Sunday. $$ Global cuisine by Chef Pedro Torres and Marilyn Arroyo. Cocina global por el chef Pedro Torres y Marilyn Arroyo.

Red Ginger

Red Ginger

Red Ginger 147 Winston Churchill, Río Piedras (San Juan) 787-767-7999 Monday-Thursday 11am-10pm; Friday 11-11; Saturday noon-11pm. $$ Popular spot for sushi and other Japanese fare. Popular sitio donde disfrutar de sushi y otros platos japoneses.

Outback Steak House

Outback Steak House

Outback Steak House (2 locations) Embassy Suites, 8000 Tartak Street, Isla Verde (Carolina); 787-791-4679 Galería Los Paseos, Río Piedras (San Juan);  787-292-0505 Open Monday-Saturday 5:30pm to 10:30pm;  Sunday 2pm to 10pm. $$ Casual, popular and crowded. Delicious steaks and great Bloomin’ Onions, among the other Aussie-type fare. Un restaurante casual, bien conocido y muy frecuentado. […]

Kiku

Kiku

Kiku Las Vistas Shopping Village Las Cumbres Avenue Río Piedras (San Juan) 787-283-6054 Monday-Thursday noon-10pm; Friday & Saturday noon-11pm; Sunday noon-9pm. $ Sushi, tempuras and more by chef José Ramirez. El chef José Ramírez prepara sushi, tempura y más.

Houlihan’s

Houlihan’s

Houlihan’s 100 Galeria Paseos Mal Grand Boulevard Río Piedras (San Juan) 787-292-0606 Open Monday-Thursday from noon to 11pm; Friday-Saturday from noon to 1am, closed Sunday. $$ As eclectic as the Houlihan’s in many states; great for lunch, dinner and late-night snacks. Igual de ecléctico como Houlihan’s de los Estados Unidos e ideal para almuerzo, cena […]

Hipopótamo, El

Hipopótamo, El

El Hipopótamo, 880 Muñoz Rivera Ave, Río Piedras (San Juan) 787-767-2660 Open for breakfast from 7:30am, for lunch from 11:30am and for dinner from 6pm. $$ Specializing in Spanish fare, with a criollo touch. International flavors also on the menu. Especializado en comida española con toque criollo. Sabores internacionales en el menú también.

Carreta, La

Carreta, La

  La Carreta 1322 Avenida Americo Mirando, Caparra Terrace, Río Piedras (San Juan) 787-749-0236 Open Monday-Wednesday noon-5pm, Thursday-Saturday til 10pm. $$ Fusion Caribbean foods, specializing in mofongos and chuletas cancan. Music Friday and Saturday evenings. Ofrecen comidas caribeñas al estilo fusión y son especialistas de mofongos y chuletas cancan. Música en vivo viernes y sábado.

    • 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 […]