Puerto Rico Food - Food and Dining in Puerto Rico
The Food of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of typical foods in Puerto Rico, and some not-so-typical fusion cuisine, that make this island a gastronomic center in the Caribbean.
Unusual Foods of Puerto Rico
Food in Puerto Rico iss delicious, exotic, and, these days, rich in creative fusion flavors. But a culinary tradition this diverse obviously comes with its exotic side, and Puerto Rico has its share of dishes that might make you think twice before diving in. Here are just a few examples of the interesting, unusual, and just plain weird foods of Puerto Rico.
Piña Colada: A Recipe for a Puerto Rican Classic
A recipe for making Piña Colada, taken from the restaurant in Old San Juan where the cocktail was first made: Barrachina.
An Introduction to Rum
A terrific introduction to Puerto Rico's most prized liquid asset by the true expert: your About.com guide to cocktails.
All About Coffee in Puerto Rico
A summary of coffee in Puerto Rico, including how coffee is served, where to visit coffee plantations, and the history of the coffee industry on the island.
Rums of Puerto Rico
A comprehensive online resource that will tell you all you need to know about the island's favorite libation.
Puerto Rico's Panaderías
Puerto Rico's panaderías , or bakeries, are far more than a place to get cakes and pastries in Puerto Rico. A panadería can be anything from a hole in the wall that sells bread and basic groceries to a full-blown restaurant and mini-mart. It’s a good way to experience a slice of daily life (and local bread), no matter what part of the island...
Buena Comida Guide to Restaurants
A handy online resource that lists restaurants throughout Puerto Rico by type of cuisine and location. Check out their top ten lists and featured restaurants for more in-depth reviews.
All About Puerto Rican Rum
A history of rum, Puerto Rico's most famous drink and its chief export. From the 1600s, this island has been producing the world's finest rum, following a tradition that continues to this day.
Pork: Puerto Rico's Favorite Food
A list of pork dishes in Puerto Rico, representing many of its most populars foods and recipes.
A Visit to Heladeria Lares in Puerto Rico
A visit to Heladeria Lares in Puerto Rico is more than a trip to the local ice cream shop.
Food and Drink Tours in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is known for its gastronomy. These food and drink tours will introduce you to the unique and tasty flavors of the island.
Meet Sofrito: The staple sauce of Puerto Rico
Sofrito is a savory sauce used as a base for many of Puerto Rico's most popular and traditional dishes. Learn why sofrito is a staple of Puerto Rican cuisine.
Meet the Plantain: the most popular food of Puerto Rico
The humble plantain is used in many of my favorite foods of Puerto Rico. Enjoy mofongo, tostones, pastelón, amarillos, arañitas, and more with this versatile fruit.
What Foods to Order at a Puerto Rican Restaurant
A handy reference to help you decipher what's on a typical menu at a Puerto Rican restaurant; these foods represent the most authentic dishes on the island.
The Food of Christmas in Puerto Rico
As with any major holiday, Puerto Ricans have a particular menu for Christmas. Fruitcake, egg nog (as you know it) and ham take a back seat to island specialties. Not surprisingly, a certain roast suckling pig everyone knows and loves makes an appearance, but so do pasteles and tembleque and the 'Rican version of egg nog. Here's the full...
What to Order at a Kiosk in Puerto Rico
Kiosks are an integral part of Puerto Rico's culinary tradition, but many people don't know what to order when they visit one. Here's a handy reference.