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Sogo Asian Bistro, Plaza San Francisco, Rio Piedras

On a rainy evening, we caravanned over to Plaza San Francisco in Rio Piedras to try Sogo Asian Bistro. Sogo is a two-year old sushi and Pan-Asian restaurant is located at the Plaza San Francisco and open until 9pm weeknights … Continue reading ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 31, 2012 |  Original Post

La Taberna Lupulo, Old San Juan

We ventured through Old San Juan to enjoy the romance of the architecture and rumblings of Latin music. Despite being in PR, we were listening to a lot of old school tunes from Black Street, Ms. Hill and Montell Jordan, … Continue reading ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 30, 2012 |  Original Post

Bebidas: Don Q and Gasolina, San Juan

This post is legal drinking age eyes only. Americans, please stop reading if you are under 21 and Puerto Ricans under age 18! Our numero uno favorite cocktail in Puerto Rico is Serralles Don Q Cristal rum and jugo de china (orange … Continue ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 30, 2012 |  Original Post

El Jibarito, Old San Juan

After wandering the Forts and Old San Juan, we stopped at El Jibarito for some local cuisine. El Jibarito is 36 years old and has an interesting design concept. The interior of the restaurant has indoor window scapes and Disney-like building ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 30, 2012 |  Original Post

Candy: Ferrero Tronky

We picked up several Ferrero Tronkys. According to the Valentine red package, it is a crunchy wafer filled with hazelnuts and chocolately filling. They are some of the best hazelnut wafers out there. The chocolate wafer exterior We always takes ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 29, 2012 |  Original Post

Candy: Magritte Chocolatier, San Juan

Within Plaza Las Americas is Magritte Chocalatier. Magritte has been a candy institution in the mall for over twenty years. The Willy Wonka candy world is filled with wide eyed children and yielding parents who select chocolate, fudge, gummies, ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 29, 2012 |  Original Post

Taco Bell, Plaza Las Americas, San Juan

In Plaza Las Americas we had Papas Supreme, the glorious holy grail of non-US Taco Bell’s. Since Taco Bell in the States does not offer this dish, I am so thrilled we finally got to enjoy the french fries, salsa, sour cream … Continue ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 29, 2012 |  Original Post

Supermarkets: Puerto Rico

I really enjoy going to local supermarkets to get a sense of the snack food and items that seem unique to the culture of the location. In San Juan, we picked up several snacks and various local items that can … Continue reading →

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 29, 2012 |  Original Post

Kasalta, Condado, San Juan (Revisited)

Yes, another trip to Kasalta. Kasalta’s dining area is cafeteria style, so we had to be quite strategic to find seating. Divide and conquer. Some of us hopped in line to order, while the remainder of the crew stayed at … Continue reading ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 28, 2012 |  Original Post

Pinky’s, Condado, San Juan

Pinky’s, located near the Starbucks and Fuddruckers in Condado is one the best breakfast joints in PR. Hands down one of the best. The prices are perfect for the quality and fresh items Pinky’s offers and the service is impeccable, ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 27, 2012 |  Original Post

La Bombonera, Old San Juan

La Bombonera or “cozy sweet box” is a must visit when wandering Old San Juan.La Bombonera is one of the oldest restaurants on the island and serves  pastries, Cuban sandwiches, mallorcas, cafe con leche and freshly squeezed juice. La ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 27, 2012 |  Original Post

Luquillo Kiosks, Luquillo Beach

After a day trip to El Yunque rainforest, experiencing the waterfalls and noshing on roadside empanadas, we made our way to the beach side and the Luquillo food stands for more eats. Luquillo has from burgers to pizza, as well … Continue ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 26, 2012 |  Original Post

Bebo’s Cafe, Condado, San Juan

Bebo’s Cafe is a Puerto Rican institution and popular amongst locals and tourists, serving authenic Puerto Rican cuisine including mofongo and empanadillas. Throughout the restaurant were colorful and surreal art pieces including our favorite ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 26, 2012 |  Original Post

Mercado Urbano, Condado, San Juan

On the first Sunday of each month over 40 vendors gather at the Mercado Urbano at La Ventana al Mar in Condado. There were white tents filled with locally grown flowers, fruit, coffee, pastries, breads and Puerto Rico made clothing, soaps … ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 25, 2012 |  Original Post

Lechonera El Rancho, Cayez

On the hunt for Lechon (crispy roasted pig), we took out the 4×4 and cruised down Highway 184, to the Caguas, the Lechonera area of Puerto Rico. Caguas has numerous Lechoneras on the ride, but our final destination was Lechonera … ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 25, 2012 |  Original Post

One Ten Thai, Aguadilla

After a perfect day at the beach and hearing superlative commentary about the best Thai place on the island, we had to go to One Ten Thai. One Ten Thai in Aguadilla is a pan-Asian restaurant filled with limited indoor and … Continue reading ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 24, 2012 |  Original Post

Los Pinchos de Titi, Crashboat Beach, Aguadilla

Our favorite food stand at Crashboat Beach was Los Pinchos de Titi. Titi’s grill and table is the first in a series of stands. Her creative signage and super fresh kebabs make us repeat visitors. At 6pm, Titi closes up … Continue reading ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 24, 2012 |  Original Post

Cafe Latino, Government Center, Beacon Hill, Boston

There are few places in Boston to go to for  authentic Puerto Rican (we can not wait for Vejigante in Roxbury’s old Don Ricardo’s). Cafe Latino, located in 3 Center Plaza in the second floor Courtyard, is one of Boston’s best ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 23, 2012 |  Original Post

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