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How to Spend 3 Days in San Juan, Puerto Rico

2016-10-17T23:57:38+00:00

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

Mofongo and Chicken in Criollo Sauce Recipe

2016-07-01T08:34:09+00:00

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

5 Hidden Gems of Old San Juan

2016-04-18T10:22:13+00:00

Old San Juan is a captivating city that draws in tourists and locals alike all year long. Most people know about all the classic places to visit like Old San Juan, El Morro, or Barrachina. But what about the places that aren't so obvious? What about the places that you have to do a little extra searching [...]

5 Hidden Gems of Old San Juan2016-04-18T10:22:13+00:00

Saborea Festival 2016 – What to do This Weekend

2016-04-04T15:33:45+00:00

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 [...]

Saborea Festival 2016 – What to do This Weekend2016-04-04T15:33:45+00:00

Guava & Cheese Empanadas

2017-07-12T14:52:59+00:00

Guava & Cheese Empanadas Fun and funky recipe by our very own Epicurean Guide and Assistant Manager, Alexandra Ostolaza! Ingredients: 3/4 cup goat cheese Juice of 1 lemon  or lime (just enough to melt the cheese and make it into a slightly runny paste) 1/2 cup of guava paste, sliced thinly, small enough to fit [...]

Guava & Cheese Empanadas2017-07-12T14:52:59+00:00

Arroz con Dulce (Puerto Rican-style Rice Pudding)

2015-03-11T13:06:05+00:00

This sweet treat is a Puerto Rican dessert that is traditionally served around the holidays (Christmas and New Years).  However many restaurants and homes serve this delicious dish year round. Our version of rice pudding is extra sweet and thick, made with coconut milk and flavored with spices like ginger. Enjoy! Ingredients:   1 ½ cup medium grain rice 6 [...]

Arroz con Dulce (Puerto Rican-style Rice Pudding)2015-03-11T13:06:05+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

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

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

A Taste of Rum Festival 2014

2014-02-15T17:33:03+00:00

    Save the date, the official rum festival of Puerto Rico is around the corner! The annual Taste of Rum Festival will be held next Saturday, March 1, 2014 in Old San Juan. The festival, which is sponsored by Rums of Puerto Rico, will give locals and tourists alike the unique opportunity to enjoy [...]

A Taste of Rum Festival 20142014-02-15T17:33:03+00:00
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