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Muzzarella Argentinian

Muzzarella Argentinian

      Muzzarella 1165 Ave J. T. Pinero San Juan 787-774-0990 $$$ Sunday to Thursday 11am to 10pm Friday and Saturday, 11am to 11pm   Praised for its food, by chefs Julio Catala and Francisco Sánchez, who specialize in grilled meats and Argentinian style pizza. A popular casual place.

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.

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.

Chops Steakhouse

Chops Steakhouse

Chops Steakhouse El Conquistador Resort, 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo 787-863-1000 Open for dinner daily. $$$$ Aged beef and more, in this elegant restaurant in this elegant resort. Chef is Donovan Campbell. Carne madurada y mucho más en este elegante restaurante en este elegante resort.

Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja 1025 Ashford Avenue, Condado (San Juan) 787-725-2665 Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday 11:30am to 10:30pm; Thursday and Friday 11:30am to midnight; Saturday 6pm to midnight. $$$ A popular spot for upscale local and Cuban dishes, known for its signature dish, Ropa Vieja. Un lugar popular para los platos cubanos y criollos de primera […]

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Pikayo

  Pikayo Condado Plaza Hilton Hotel, 999 Ashford Avenue, Condado (San Juan) 787-721-6194 Dinner nightly. $$$$ Award-winning chef Wilo Benet & his glamorous restaurant in this sophisticated space with ocean views. Serving global cuisine with a Puerto Rican flavor. El premiado chef Wilo Benet y su glamoroso restaurante a este espacio sofisticado con vista al […]

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Perla

Perla La Concha Renaissance Resort 1077 Ashford Avenue Condado 787-721-7500, x6800 Open for dinner weekdays from 6pm-10pm; Saturday and Sunday 6pm-11pm $$$$ Chef Dayn Smith of Stingray fame presides over this stunning almost-on-the-water white dining room with delicious and creative seafood dishes, and more, all under the famous Shell Dome. El chef Dayn Smith conduce […]

Panza

Panza

Panza Cervantes Hotel 329 Recinto Sur, Old San Juan 787-724-7722 Wednesday-Sunday lunch noon -3pm; dinner 6pm-midnight $$$$ Chef Ivonne Martinez specializes in creative seasonal foods, served in an elegant, sophisticated setting. Una sala sophisticado con un menu creativo de su chef Ivonne Martinez. Winner  Tables Magazine Chef’s Hat Award 2008.

Palio

Palio

Palio Río Mar Country Club Río Mar Beach Resort, A Wyndham Grand Resort Río Grande 787-888-6000, x4808 Dinner 6pm to 11pm nightly $$$$ Beautifully decorated with a menu of Northern Italian favorites. Restaurante bellamente decorado con un menu que incluye los platos favoritos del norte de Italia. Winner Chef’s Hat Award: 2002 Reviewed 2004: “Good […]

Orient House

Orient House

Orient House Embassy Suites Dorado del Mar Resort 201 Dorado del Mar Boulevard Dorado 787-796-6125 Dinner Monday-Saturday from 6pm. $$$$ Teppanyaki tables in addition to other Japanese cuisine. Mesas teppanyaki y otras muestras de la cocina japonesa.

    • 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 […]