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Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again


Originally featured HERE By Chris Bunting  Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still in progress and riots in the streets over allegations of high-level government corruption and ex-Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s not-so-woke chats. But on the bright side, its bangin’ [...]

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again2020-08-14T17:52:57+00:00

Off the eaten track in San Juan


Enjoy "Off the eaten track in San Juan," originally published in Lonely Planet by Flavors Food Tours CEO, Leslie Padro Wiggins. A foodie trip to Puerto Rico might evoke images of traditional island fare: red beans and white rice, lechón – a roasted suckling pig – or even the island’s ubiquitous signature dish mofongo, made [...]

Off the eaten track in San Juan2020-07-15T16:07:24+00:00

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 Tours2020-04-12T02:38:57+00:00

Mother’s Day Dining Guide 2017 in Puerto Rico


Mother’s Day is just around the corner. It’s that special day of the year you dedicate to the #1 woman in your life, the one that gave you life! And if you still don’t know where to wine and dine with mom then have no fear, Flavors is here. We’ve compiled our dining guide list [...]

Mother’s Day Dining Guide 2017 in Puerto Rico2020-03-25T21:14:21+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
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