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Saborea Puerto Rico 2013

Image courtesy of the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association

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If Puerto Rico had an official food holiday, Saborea Puerto Rico would be it.  The sixth edition of Saborea Puerto Rico – A Culinary Extravaganza kicks off tonight, with its flagship event taking place on April 6th and 7th at the Parque del Tercer Milenio (el Escambrón).  This event is organized by the Puerto Rico Hotels and Tourism Association and sponsored by the City of San Juan, the Puerto Rico National Parks Company, and MasterCard among other entities.  Sixty-two chefs from Puerto Rico and the US will be participating in different activities during these four days of tastings, education, and fun. Read More…

Food & Wine People’s Best New Chef: Gulf Coast Nominee – Raul Correa

“¡Qué cool por Puerto Rico!”
– Chef Raul Correa

Popcorn Soup Shot – Zest @ San Juan Water & Beach Club Hotel

Puerto Rico chefs and restaurants are having a wonderful run this year in terms of national recognition.  Chef José Enrique and his eponymous restaurant in Santurce and the new José Andrés venture Mi Casa in Dorado have garnered nominations from the James Beard Foundation.  In addition to those, FIVE out of the ten nominees for People’s Best New Chef: Gulf Coast from Food and Wine magazine have Puerto Rican roots or experience.  It is probably the most exciting time in gastronomy on the island. Read More…

Saborea Puerto Rico 2012

The fifth edition of Saborea Puerto Rico will be held this weekend (April 21 and 22) at San Juan’s beachside Parque del Tercer Milenio.  This event is organized by the Puerto Rico Hotels and Tourism Association and sponsored by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company and MasterCard, among other entities.  Fifty chefs from Puerto Rico, the US, and the Caribbean will be participating in different activities during these two days of tastings, education, and fun. Read More…

Puerto Rico Street Food Fest 2012

PR Street Food Fest 2012

The first Puerto Rico Street Food Festival is taking place this weekend on the Hiram Bithorn Stadium grounds.  This event – the first of its kind – gathered around thirty local food trucks and their fans for an afternoon/evening of tastings, music, and fun for the whole family.  I was looking forward to this event for some time now – there were a few trucks I already knew about and enjoyed, but there were others I was really looking forward to trying. Read More…

Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastian

“Voy subiendo, voy bajando…
Voy subiendo, voy bajando…
Tu vives como  yo vivo, yo vivo vacilando!”

(The Puerto Rican interpretation of vacilando is “goofing around”.  No one is undecided about having fun at la Calle San Sebastián!)

Fiestas Calle San Sebastian 2012

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