‘Tostones’ Double-fried Green Plantains

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  ...

Food Lover’s Guide to San Juan

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...

Dining Traveler Picks: Places to Eat in San Juan

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. Whenever I travel around Puerto Rico to learn more about the food and culture there, I...