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Leaving Puerto Rico – Cafe Avila

We spent five days in Puerto Rico and had a terrific vacation filled with great weather, lots of relaxation, and fun times. After one more breakfast of eggs benedict soup, … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · 5 Comments

Maybe it’s all Puerto Rican food that sucks.

Trigger Warning:  This article contains information about Puerto Rican food which may be triggering to Puerto Ricans or others who love Puerto Rican food. This especially holds true for my … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · 58 Comments

Breakfasts with Jose

Dinner at Mi Casa by Jose Andres wasn’t the only opportunity on our trip to enjoy his inventive cuisine. The restaurant was the only one on the resort that served … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

Puerto Rico Eats: Mi Casa by Jose Andres

Even though the spa and the service at the Ritz-Carlton in Puerto Rico left much to be desired, I do need to give them credit for some really good food. … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 7 Comments

Puerto Rico Eats: Marmalade

On our recent trip to Puerto Rico, we took a little excurstion to Old San Juan. It’s a neat little area that’s packed with history with its centuries-old forts and … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · 9 Comments

Porking in Puerto Rico

Prior to our trip to Puerto Rico, I consulted with my friend and frequent commenter here – Max Doinel, for some local food recommendations.  Being from Puerto Rico and his … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · 7 Comments

Apparently $1200 Doesn’t Buy Much Anymore

Boom Boom and I just got back from five days in sunny Puerto Rico, which I’m going to be able to milk for at least half a dozen food posts … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · 16 Comments

Three Chicago Originals

You know how to tell tourists from natives in Chicago? Yes, fanny packs are an easy sure fire method, but I think the memo is FINALLY is getting around and … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 5 Comments