Category Archives: Food

Luquillo Farmers Market

First Farmers Market At The Arts And Culture Center

On January 23rd, Luquillo will kick off the first-of-its-kind Farmers Market (Feria Agrícola de Luquillo) at the Arts and Culture Center. The inaugural event will take place from 8:00AM to 1:00PM and additional markets will be held every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month during the same hours. The goal of the Feria Agrícola de Luquillo is to increase community access to fresh and locally produced food and wares, as well as support and promote the entrepreneurial efforts of local, independent growers, micro-farmers and…

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lechon

Lechon – Traditional Roasted Pig In Puerto Rico

If you’re a tourist “in-the-know”, you have probably heard of Lechon (Lechón). If you’re not in the know, however, you might be asking yourself, “what’s this lechon everyone talks about?” Simply put, Lechon is a roasted pig but there is so much more to it than that. In Puerto Rico Lechon proudly holds the title of the national dish. It is a seasoned, whole roasted pig cooked over charcoal open fire. Even Food Network celebrities like Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern have come to Puerto Rico…

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Puerto Rican Coffee

Puerto Rican Coffee Anyone?

Ready for the best cup of coffee you’ve ever had? Call it coffee, joe, java, brew, cuppa, jolt, or even nectar of the gods; whatever your favorite name, coffee is drank by millions and is one of the most popular beverages in the world. It is no different here in Puerto Rico – an estimated thirty million pounds of coffee are consumed in Puerto Rico every year. When you visit Luquillo, the locals will proudly tell you that the Pope drinks Puerto Rican coffee. You may…

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Mofongo recipe

Tostones And Mofongo Recipe

Puerto Rican Tostones And Mofongo Recipe If you have visited Puerto Rico, you likely already tried Mofongo and Tostones – two of the most popular, traditional food items on the island. You tried them, you loved them, and now you are back home and you want them again. So, what do you do? You have two choices: (1) Find a restaurant near you that serves them or (2) Make them at home yourself. Unless your town has a Puerto Rican restaurant, the first option will…

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Puerto Rican Food

Puerto Rican Food

Try Our Amazing Puerto Rican Food: There are plenty of options for food in Puerto Rico to satisfy even the fussiest eaters. If you want to stick to what you know, you will find McDonalds, KFC, Wendy’s, Burger King etc. (all around the island), as well as some non-fast food chains like Ponderosa or Cheesecake Factory. But, when you visit Luquillo, do not miss out on the wonderful local cuisine! Puerto Rican food is rooted in Spanish, African and native Indian traditions and has emerged…

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