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SOFO Culinary Festival August 2015

San Juan’s culinary talent are bringing it to the streets this weekend for the bi-annual SOFO culinary festival. This gastronomic extravaganza emanates a block party vibe as the streets ‘South of Fortaleza’ are pedestrianized to make way for fine food, music, and revelry. SOFO 2015 will take place from August 19 – 23 and will…

Virgin Coconut Mojito Popsicles by Great Food 360

To celebrate the hot days of summer, we’ve invited our good friend Adriana Angelet of Great Food 360 to share her Virgin Mojito Popsicle Recipe. Thanks Adriana, these look amazing!!! Hi there! My name is Adriana and I blog over at GreatFood360.com. I love cooking with local ingredients, incorporating them in Puerto Rican recipes and…

What to Pack for a Foodie Weekend in Puerto Rico

It’s 10 pm. You’ve booked a weekend jaunt to San Juan, Puerto Rico and your flight is leaving in the morning. The gaping black hole that is your suitcase mocks you from across the room. The contents of your closet smother your mattress in what looks like some sort of chaotic bedtime murder scene. Panic…

Puerto Rican Turkey Sliders by Pizca de Gourmet

Here at Spoon Food Tours its no secret that we all love food. Everyone on our team also loves to cook. In our new recipe series, we will be inviting guest bloggers to share their stories and recipes with you. Up first is Devorak Amadeo of the beautifully curated cooking blog, Pizca de Gourmet. We…

History of Puerto Rican Rum: 150 Years of Serrallés Rum

On a recent summer evening, we were invited to take part in a historic moment, the 150-year celebration of the Serrallés rum empire. The event took place at the Serrallés Castle, a mansion built in the 1930s for the founder’s son, Juan Eugenio Serrallés. The majestic castle, completely dressed in lights, could be seen from…

University of Puerto Rico’s Inaugural Food Truck Summer Fest

When does waiting behind a big line of trucks not induce a rage fueled steering wheel thumping fit? The correct answer: When the trucks are kitchens on wheels at a food truck festival in an idyllic setting! The Spoon Food Tours family happily decided to test this theory last weekend at the University of Puerto…

Last Chance to Dine Out for PR Restaurant Week

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week 2015 Ends Today Puerto Rico Restaurant Week has been extended until June 6. Today is the last day! It ain’t over until the fat lady (this gal after restaurant week) sings! If you are in San Juan this weekend you still have a chance to try some truly wonderful food. Stop…

Where to Dine on Monday for PR Restaurant Week

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week Restaurants Open Mondays   “Puerto Rico Restaurant Week provides locals and tourists an unbeatable opportunity to visit a different restaurant every day and explore the Island’s varied culinary scene at special prices,” Paulina Salach, Co-Founder of Puerto Rico Restaurant Week   During Puerto Rico Restaurant Week diners can visit a new…

PR Restaurant Week – Asia and Beyond

At Spoon Food Tours, daily life entails introducing visitors on the island to some of the best Puerto Rican cuisine on offer. It ain’t a bad gig! This week however is truly special – it’s Puerto Rico Restaurant Week. Whoop whoop! Restaurants are offering special prix fixe menus. At $20 for lunch and $28 or…

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week Is Here!

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week 2015 Puerto Rico Restaurant Week 2015 is here! Some of the best restaurants in Puerto Rico are offering diners a chance to sample their cuisine at truly affordable prices. Participating restaurants are offering prix fixe 3 course menus set at just $20 for lunch and either $28 or $38 for dinner….

Sophie’s Restaurant at The Mall of San Juan

Avocado Caprese Salad Located within Saks Fifth Avenue, Sophie’s at Saks is the newest restaurant to open in San Juan, Puerto Rico in the brand new Mall of San Juan. The third Sophie’s in the United States, this incarnation is reminiscent of the Sophie’s at Saks brand – a study in understated elegance and luxury. The…

Mother’s Day Lunching and Brunching

Mother’s Day Lunching and Brunching for the Last Minute Traveler It is certain that every human being is begotten of a mother. Another truism: Every Sunday should certainly beget a Bloody Mary. This Sunday May 10 is Mother’s Day and the only excuse for not treating Mom to a Bloody Mary is if she wants…