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El Yunque Treehouse

Arroz - El Yunque Treehouse

You jumped in a cold yet revitalizing waterfall, hiked some scenic trails and even saw a coquí frog. But now your stomach is grumbling and you need to remedy the situation before you start considering eating what looks like a delicious red berry (and is actually a poisonous seed). Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered!…

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week is Back for its 6th Edition

1919 restaurant

1919 Restaurant The most delicious time of the year is here! The 6th annual Puerto Rico Restaurant Week is happening now through June 10 with incredible dining deals at over 25 restaurants. Participating restaurants are offering three or four course dinner menus for $28 or $38 and a select number are also offering a prix…

It’s Time for Saborea Puerto Rico!

Saborea Puerto Rico

  Here at Spoon, we’re all about good eats and food fests. We eagerly await each Spring so that we can attend Saborea, a 4-day culinary festival that’s always a grand time. Celebrating its 10 year anniversary, the festival will take place May 18 – 21, 2017.

ARETE & The Lemon Experience


I fondly remember my ARETĒ nights. So much excitement, so much build-up for the unforgettable 6-course meals prepared by Chef Mario Juan and proudly served by Kali & Bria Solak. Usually capped at 6 guests, the wait at times was two to three months. I of course, would frequently call and plead to be put…

1041 Gastronomia de Barrio + Gallo Negro Takeovers

take-over flyrt

Gallo Negro is taking over Puerto Rico. Or rather, they will if Chef Maria Grubb has her way. Their recent spate of collaboration dinners or ‘takeovers’ organized by Chef Grubb and her staff have been a hit with diners from San Juan to Isabella. It’s a simple idea that lends itself to tremendous creativity. Come…

FUDIS Gourmet Food Truck Festival @ St. Regis

FUDIS Food Truck Fest 2015

Situated at the foot of El Yunque National Forrest, the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort is a study in understated luxury perfectly suited to host the 3rd annual FUDIS Gourmet Food Truck Festival. The tree-lined path that leads to the property’s entrance is an enchanting corridor that builds anticipation with each passing ceiba and almond…

Puerto Rico Meets NYC

Meets NYC Dish

The jaunty piragua cart with it’s bright colors and big umbrella ambles down the street in San Juan with the same awkward agility it does in New York City. A summer staple of both cities, the cart’s pyramid shaped icy treat is a tropical flavored harbinger of happiness. It exemplifies one of the many culinary…

University of Puerto Rico’s Inaugural Food Truck Summer Fest

UPR Food Truck Fest July 2015

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! Line at High Kitchen

More Than A Game, An Experience! PUERTO RICO OPEN 2014

PR Open

The Puerto Rico Open, presented by, is the premier sporting event on the Island. It will be open to the public March 6-9 and take place at the Trump International Golf Club, Coco Beach Resort in Río Grande. Over the past four years, over $1,200,000 was raised to send deserving children to college, develop music…