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La Mallorquina - Pirate booty, Teddy Roosevelt and Puerto Rico's first restaurant

300 year old mirrors stolen by pirates, a scene of Spanish resistance during the Spanish-American war, a Wikipedia mention — The world’s first “Puerto Rican restaurant” finally reopens after Maria! 558 more words

Clearing the cobwebs: Puerto Rican pan de Mallorcas

We didn’t even have anything to drink on Saturday night, but if we had, we’re pretty sure our three-step plan from Sunday morning would have had us fighting fit again in no time, so we would heartily recommend it: 706 more words



You guys know I LOVE the Bronx Zoo. What could make them even cooler? Well, they’ve teamed up with legendary rappers and street artists from the Bronx for a new series, “ 169 more words

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5 New Foods That Have Changed My Life (And Probably Yours Too)

I love food and I’ve always been that way.  In Elementary School, I was that kid who exclaimed, “WE’RE HAVING (put meal here) FOR DINNER”.  Basically, food gets me really excited.  761 more words


Spanish Rice + Beans with Sweet Plantains and Cilantro-Lime Cashew Crema

One day at the grocery store I passed by the “GOYA” section and just could not pass up a package of maduros which are also called “platanos” or “sweet plantains”. 355 more words


Stuffed Green Banana Fritters, Alcapurrias

They’re not sweet eating bananas nor are they plantains.  They’re what Hispanics, Indians and island people call “green bananas” and they’re heavenly boiled and made into a salad or cooked with root vegetables but everyone’s favorite is the meat stuffed fritter…the alcapurria, pronounced ahl-cah-POO-ree-ah.  878 more words


El Nuevo Frutilandia

I discovered El Nuevo Frutilandia  about 3 years ago, when I first moved from New York to SF. One day I was feeling really homesick and really hungry, so I began to desperately search for some Puerto Rican food to remind me of home and I stumbled right in this little gem. 734 more words