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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

10 Ways to Save Money on Vacation in Puerto Rico

2016-06-28T16:37:38+00:00

Who says you have to break the bank to enjoy a getaway to a tropical and sunny island? Just by traveling to Puerto Rico you're already a step ahead of the game:  you don't need to worry about currency exchanges or roaming charges! Plus, there's tons of things to do in and around San Juan that are 100% [...]

10 Ways to Save Money on Vacation in Puerto Rico2016-06-28T16:37:38+00:00

HIBISCUS TEA

2015-04-09T11:14:25+00:00

HIBISCUS TEA    Did you know that Puerto Rico's national flower is  the flor de maga (Maga Grandiflora)?  While it's very closely related to the common hibiscus flower, the maga's petals are larger and the flowers grow on large trees. It is endemic to the tropical climate of Puerto Rico and is grown as an ornamental plant with pink [...]

HIBISCUS TEA2015-04-09T11:14:25+00:00

Flavors of San Juan featured on Real Food Finds

2014-07-31T15:34:05+00:00

  Foodie, blogger, adventurer, and traveler Doug Brown graced Flavors of San Juan Food & Culture Tours with a visit to our historical port of Old San Juan while on a recent Caribbean cruise. In search of an out-of-the-box experience that deviated from the typical cruise shore excursions, Doug and his friends decided to take [...]

Flavors of San Juan featured on Real Food Finds2014-07-31T15:34:05+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

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

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

Music and Art come together @ Musicarte @ El Convento Hotel in Old San Juan

2013-10-13T15:38:06+00:00

Every last Thursday of the month (jueves social, or social Thursdays as its known in Puerto Rico) the convent-turned-boutique hotel El Convento teams up with the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico and The School of Visual Arts for an evening filled with great music, art, food, drink, and of course, socializing! This Thursday August [...]

Music and Art come together @ Musicarte @ El Convento Hotel in Old San Juan2013-10-13T15:38:06+00:00

Girls Just Wanna Have fun: A Girls Get-Away Weekend in San Juan, Puerto Rico

2013-10-13T15:35:58+00:00

What could be better than getting away from it all with your best girlfriends? The trend of “women-only” getaways is on the rise and women everywhere are creating weekend escapades that cater around their needs and wants.  A recent womansday.com article listed Puerto Rico among the top “just-the-girls” trips for 2013.  In honor of National Girlfriend’s Day [...]

Girls Just Wanna Have fun: A Girls Get-Away Weekend in San Juan, Puerto Rico2013-10-13T15:35:58+00:00

Cattlemen’s Caribbean BBQ Competition & Outdoor Festival

2013-10-13T15:30:29+00:00

July 13 and 14 dozens of teams from all over Puerto Rico, the US, and the Caribbean came together on the grounds of the Puerto Rico Convention Center for the biggest outdoor, culinary event of its kind in the Caribbean: the 6th annual Cattlemen’s Caribbean BBQ Competition & Outdoor Festival. Over 80 teams and 35 sponsors [...]

Cattlemen’s Caribbean BBQ Competition & Outdoor Festival2013-10-13T15:30:29+00:00
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