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‘Tostones’ Double-fried Green Plantains

15/04/2016 - FOOD - RECIPES

Tostones, or fried green (unripe) plantains, are a staple of the Puerto Rican diet. – Editor’s Note, New Worlder   INGREDIENTS   vegetable oil, for deep frying 1 green plantain, peeled and cut crosswise into 1-inch slices Kosher salt   Prep Time: 10 Minutes Serves: 6-8 Tostones   PREPARATION   In a large skillet, heat...

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Food Lover’s Guide to San Juan

13/04/2016 - FOOD - MIXOLOGY - TRAVEL

By: Fodors     With its Spanish, African, Taíno (Native American), and French influences, the food of Puerto Rico, or cocina criolla, has always been an adventure for the taste buds, one that utilizes the island’s natural gastronomic bounty. In the past few years, however, forward-thinking chefs have redefined the boundaries of their culinary...

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Dining Traveler Picks: Places to Eat in San Juan

21/11/2015 - FOOD - TRAVEL

By: The Dining Traveler   I have been traveling to Puerto Rico quite often in preparation of my upcoming book, Dining Traveler Guide to Puerto Rico and in doing so have experienced some delicious meals.  There are so many places to eat in San Juan and the list gets longer as friends rave of new restaurants popping up in the city.  Just as in many other...

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How To: Eat Like a Local in San Juan, Puerto Rico

05/10/2015 - FOOD - TRAVEL

By: Kyle Valenta, OYSER.COM - Link to Article -     Sure, you can jostle the hordes of tourists in any of the restaurants liningOld San Juan's charming streets. But the city of San Juan -- one of the most cosmopolitan in the Caribbean -- has a vibrantly mixed culture, and dining there can be a wildly flavorful blend of local traditions, mouth-watering...

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Why You Should Be a Regular at Santaella, San Juan’s Most Sophisticated Restaurant

11/06/2015 - FOOD - MIXOLOGY - PRESS

By: Amanda Cargill, THE LATIN KITCHEN - Link to Article -   Sophisticated. This is the word that best describes Santaella, the beautifully designed restaurant and bar located in the heart of San Juan, Puerto Rico's hottest nightlife destination, La Placita de Santurce. A former hardware store, it was transformed by chef owner Jose Santaella into one of the island's...

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