Raices Restaurant Old San Juan, PR.

Posted on In Old San Juan lies this nice nugget of a restaurant that will transport you in time to the Puerto Rico before urbanized was more widespread- when we lived in the countryside humbly with no electricity. The name of the restaurant, meaning roots, refers both to tradition and to the food. The wait staff […]


Puerto Rican Cookery

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  Puerto Rican Cookery By Carmen Aboy Valldejuli Author of Cocina Criolla 1989       A treasure trove of authentic Puerto Rican recipes as described by the author.The indigenous Tainos and Arawaks, the African slaves brought to the island, not the Caribs or better known as conquistadores, influence the ingredients used. Out of all […]


El Picoteo Tapas Bar, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Posted on In Old San Juan the El Convento Hotel is very well-known around the world especially for americans who grew up watching the Flying Nun with Sally Fields the pilot episode, its series opening and closing credits were filmed on site in Puerto Rico. El Convento was an actual Carmelite convent converted into a hotel […]


Oceano Condado, Puerto Rico

Posted on Oceano is located on the Atlantic Beach coast of the Condado area in San Juan PR. It has been featured on television show, Chef Wanted with Chef Anne Burrell. I worked at this restaurant, and used to hang out there in my youth. Formerly the space, housed a Guesthouse, Bar and Restaurant called The Barefoot. […]