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The Magic of Sofrito


Sofrito lies at the heart of so many Puerto Rican recipes.  Sofrito is a beautifully colorful aromatic menagerie of finely chopped and blended fried peppers, onions, garlic, cilantro, and spices. The sauce adds a powerful and balanced punch of fresh ingredients to nearly any dish. Whether added to meats, grains, or soups, sofrito brings an […]

Off the Eaten Track in Old San Juan

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Our very own fearless leader and founder of Flavors of San Juan, Leslie Prado, has published her list of Puerto Rico’s best foodie secrets. The Lonely Planet article explores the best hidden foodie gems in Old San Juan. The best part? Many of these finds are featured on our Old San Juan Food Tour, which […]

Guide to San Se 2017 (Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastian)

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Time to bust out your favorite party outfit and grab your family or friends because Fiestas de La Calle San Sebastian (or San Se for short) is right around the corner! As the final farewell to the holidays in Puerto Rico, San Se is a huge deal and the biggest block party of the year. […]

The 38 Essential San Juan Restaurants

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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 […]

Exciting New Foodie Video of Old San Juan

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words – which means this video must be worth a million! Check out our newest video to learn how you can literally eat your way through the Caribbean’s most historic and delicious cities!   Check out the video here:

Saborea Festival 2016 – What to do This Weekend

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Close your eyes. Imagine a beautiful beach and a weekend full of delicious food from Puerto Rico’s best restaurants. Want to make this daydream a reality?  You can, this weekend at Saborea 2016! As Puerto Rico’s largest culinary event of the year, Saborea is a can’t-miss event for foodies and non-foodies alike. Taking place on Escambrón […]

What to Do In Puerto Rico This Weekend (Feb. 19-21)

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If you’re wondering what to do in Puerto Rico this weekend, wonder no more! Read on for a complete guide to navigate your way through all the different events going on this weekend! Taste of Rum Festival Old San Juan, February 20 Puerto Rico is known for a variety of things; It’s white sandy beaches, delicious Caribbean […]

What can you bring from Puerto Rico to the United States?

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So you finally booked those tickets to Puerto Rico and are sitting at your desk daydreaming of warm beaches, white sands, and all-day piña coladas when suddenly you wonder, exactly how much of that dangerously delicious Puerto Rican rum can I bring back home with me? Worry not dear foodies, we’re here to help you stock […]

Festive Dishes and Magnificent Markets: Puerto Rico Food Culture

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Festive Dishes and Magnificent Markets: Puerto Rico Food Culture Dazzling colors, exuberant dishes and vibrant music illuminates the food scene in the Caribbean’s most enchanted isle. From the succulent dishes of lechón asado (BBQ pig) to the boudin de pasas con coco (coconut bread pudding), there is a plethora of delights to sate the taste buds of food lovers […]

Culinary Road Trips Puerto Rico

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The foodie blogger Paola Gabriela Zaragoza Cardenales featured Flavors of San Juan for a special edition post on her foodie blog Culinary Road Trips Puerto Rico.  This might seem like another foodie blog in town, but Paola makes her mark as she discovers the hidden gems of Puerto Rico all while meeting the challenges of […]