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Forbes Covers Flavors Food Tours


Flavors of San Juan Food and Culture Tours was thrilled to be covered by Forbes as part of the recovery efforts following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Read below:DEC 6, 2017 @ 12:37 PMThe Little Black Book of Billionaire Secrets How This Food Tour Startup Is Revitalizing Puerto Rico's Tourism Industry The month of September represented [...]

Forbes Covers Flavors Food Tours2017-12-06T20:37:59+00:00

Puerto Rican Coquito Recipe


The holidays are officially here! It's time to eat, drink, and be merry! There's no better way to do that in Puerto Rican than with some classic coquito. Coquito is a classic Christmas drink that is consumed in Puerto Rico around the holidays. It's kind of like eggnog, but better (hey, we're biased here!) and more [...]

Puerto Rican Coquito Recipe2016-12-19T13:34:56+00:00

The 38 Essential San Juan Restaurants


Our very own Director of Operations, Mikol Hoffman, published her own guide to Puerto Rico's culinary scene in Eater, the leader in foodie news and guides. Organized by neighborhoods and price points, this guide is the perfect way to discover the best places to eat and drink in San Juan. Be warned though, after reading this [...]

The 38 Essential San Juan Restaurants2016-12-12T12:49:20+00:00

How to Spend 3 Days in San Juan, Puerto Rico


When you're on vacation you want to see, taste, and do it all. A sense of exploration aan take over you, leaving you with a desire to discover everything that you can possibly find. It's especially easy to feel like this in a place like San Juan, Puerto Rico, where history, culture, food, and the beach all co-exist [...]

How to Spend 3 Days in San Juan, Puerto Rico2016-10-17T23:57:38+00:00

Flavors of San Juan Awarded Certificate of Excellence


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Flavors of San Juan Food and Culture Tours, the first company to bring the food tour concept to the Caribbean, has been awarded the 2016 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor. This is the 5th time Flavors of San Juan has received this honor. TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, awards [...]

Flavors of San Juan Awarded Certificate of Excellence2016-10-12T13:47:02+00:00

8 Essential Apps for Your Vacation to Puerto Rico


It's time for a reality check: most of us are addicted to our smartphones. You can check the weather, buy your groceries, keep track of your banking, read a book, turn the lights on in your house, and so much more, all with your phone. Without even realizing it, smartphones enhance our lives and make them [...]

8 Essential Apps for Your Vacation to Puerto Rico2016-08-31T16:30:05+00:00

A Little Extra Funk on Our Food Tour


Sarah Funk and Luis Yanes, New York City based travel writers of SarahFunky, found themselves self on our friendly little island and ate their way through Old San Juan on our Flavors of San Juan Food and Culture Tour. Luckily for us, they made a blog post full of fun gifs and beautiful pictures to show us their [...]

A Little Extra Funk on Our Food Tour2016-08-22T21:10:56+00:00

10 Things To Do in Puerto Rico This Summer


When most people think of a perfect summer they envision a tropical destination, sunny beach days, and exciting adventures. Luckily, Puerto Rico can check off most, if not all, the items on a perfect summer bucket list. Although there's really no such thing as summer - or seasons for that matter- on this island, summer is the [...]

10 Things To Do in Puerto Rico This Summer2016-08-22T16:31:01+00:00

Mofongo and Chicken in Criollo Sauce Recipe


There are few dishes in Puerto Rico that are as treasured as mofongo. It's as classic as a refreshing piña colada, and you'll be hard pressed to find a restaurant on the island that doesn't offer it. Mofongo is made from mashed plantains, crunchy pork rinds, and flavorful garlic and is usually served right out of the [...]

Mofongo and Chicken in Criollo Sauce Recipe2016-07-01T08:34:09+00:00