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Recipe: Pumpkin Flan

2014-04-26T20:28:12+00:00

Weekends are the perfect time for trying new recipes, learning new tricks, and enjoying great food with your loved ones.  Flavors of San Juan Food & Culture Tours shares with you one of our favorite Puerto Rican recipes, Flan de Calabaza (Pumpkin Flan). We like to think that no two flans are ever the same, [...]

Recipe: Pumpkin Flan2014-04-26T20:28:12+00:00

Saborea Puerto Rico 2014: A Culinary Extravaganza

2014-04-05T20:59:43+00:00

Don't miss out on your chance to taste the best of the gastronomic capital of the Caribbean at Saborea Puerto: A Culinary Extravaganza.  The weekend-long food festival takes place April 4-6 at the Escambrón Beach and features tastings from over 30  of the island's best restaurants! Plus, stop by the Saborea Village with a one-day pass and [...]

Saborea Puerto Rico 2014: A Culinary Extravaganza2014-04-05T20:59:43+00:00

Newly Renovated Intercontinental San Juan Hotel in Isla Verde

2014-03-22T20:17:09+00:00

The iconic InterContinental San Juan Resort & Casino has undergone a $22.5 million renovation as announced by the Intercontinental® Hotels Group (IHG), a global leader in the hospitality industry and a pioneering international hotel company in Puerto Rico since 1960.  Originally designed by famed architect Morris Lapidus, the property is one of the most renown in [...]

Newly Renovated Intercontinental San Juan Hotel in Isla Verde2014-03-22T20:17:09+00:00

Does Daylight Savings Time Apply in Puerto Rico?

2014-03-08T20:01:49+00:00

Good question! One we get asked very often here at Flavors of San Juan Food & Culture Tours. The answer: NO! Daylight Savings DOES NOT apply to American territories, such as Puerto Rico.   So while most of the mainland will be setting their clocks 1 hour ahead on Sunday, March 9 at 2am (remember: [...]

Does Daylight Savings Time Apply in Puerto Rico?2014-03-08T20:01:49+00:00

Carnival Traditions in Puerto Rico

2014-03-04T20:42:05+00:00

Laissez les bons temps rouler...   It's Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras en française) and here at Flavors of San Juan Food & Culture Tours we wanted to share the origins of our very own Caribbean-style carnival and the unique and rich traditions celebrated in Puerto Rico. Much like the world-famous celebrations of New Orleans, Venice, and Rio de [...]

Carnival Traditions in Puerto Rico2014-03-04T20:42:05+00:00

Mayaguez Culinary Fest 2014

2014-03-01T19:48:00+00:00

The coastal town of Mayaguez on the west coast of Puerto Rico is inaugurating its first-ever culinary fest this weekend. Around 80 industry experts will participate in the event, which is to be held as a benefit for the American Cancer Society. Besides great food, local celebrity chefs there will also be live music, fashion shows, and [...]

Mayaguez Culinary Fest 20142014-03-01T19:48:00+00:00

2014 Puerto Rico National Culinary Team

2014-02-21T11:51:54+00:00

  The results are in! After competing at the University of Puerto Rico, Carolina campus, a panel of local celebrity chefs has  selected the 2014 Puerto Rico National Culinary Team members. The new all-star ensemble will feature local chefs Luis Castillo of IHE Inc, Raul Correa of San Juan Water Beach Club Hotel, Christopher Vega [...]

2014 Puerto Rico National Culinary Team2014-02-21T11:51:54+00:00

Top foods for a prosperous Chinese New Year

2014-01-31T14:36:31+00:00

Chinese New Year is not only a wonderful celebration, but also a time to enjoy culinary rife with meaning and symbolism. Below Flavors of San Juan shares with you the top foods to ensure a prosperous and happy year to come.   Tangerines (wealth) and Oranges (good luck) Represent: happiness and abundance How to:  display as [...]

Top foods for a prosperous Chinese New Year2014-01-31T14:36:31+00:00

Art & the City: Open Air Market in Old San Juan

2014-01-11T14:16:07+00:00

This Saturday January 11 and tomorrow Sunday January 12, the Plaza de Armas square in Old San Juan welcomes the new Art & The City open air market. The cultural event will host over 20 artists and artisans as well as feature performances by Poncili Creación y Brendamaris Rodríguez y live music by Vozegata Música. [...]

Art & the City: Open Air Market in Old San Juan2014-01-11T14:16:07+00:00
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