Category Archives: Puerto Rico

Guavate, Puerto Rico

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Puerto Rico Guavate Pork Highway

Situated high in the Cayey mountain range of Puerto Rico, Guavate is a small town abutting the Bosque Estatal De Carite Mountain preserves.  It is also the location of the famous “La Ruta del Lechon” or “Pork highway”, a stretch of Route 184 absolutely littered with Lechoneras, restaurants specializing in whole roasted suckling pig or,...

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Top 25 Bites of 2011

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Fried Chicken & Waffle Biscuits Oak Bluffs

In no particular order, here are our 25 favorite bites of 2011. Some were time-honored classics, some were fresh new creations and a few were just plain weird. Either way, these are the bites that inspired us to write about, photograph and eat food in the past year. Fried Chicken & Waffle at Biscuits Restaurant...

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Chickpea and Pigs Feet Stew

KD found these pigs feet while shopping at the grocery store and decided to bring them home because they were “so pink and cute”.  This left us with the dilemma of what the to do with these things.  Remembering that we had sampled a tasty pigs foot stew in Puerto Rico at Wilo Benet’s restaurant...

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Calypso Caribbean Style Grill, Rincon

Perched above Maria’s Beach in Rincon, the deck at the Calypso Café is the perfect spot to watch surfers ply the breaking waves that Puerto Rico is known for.  Popular with surfers, spectators and ex-pat Americans alike, Calypso is also a great spot to grab a drink and watch the sunset.  If you visit during...

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El Karacol, La Parguera, PR

The town of La Parguera is situated in the southeastern end of Puerto Rico’s main island and is most famous for it’s bioluminescent bay, one of three such bays in P.R.  On the weekends, people flock to La Parguera to snorkel, scuba dive, or just enjoy a day on the water exploring the mangrove-lined channels...

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Budatai, Condado, PR

Budatai is a Latin/Asian fusion restaurant located on trendy Ashford Avenue in the Condado area of San Juan, Puerto Rico.  First opened in 2007, Budatai is run by partners Francisco De Juan, and Chef Roberto Trevino.  Chef Trevino has been a contestant on both Iron Chef America, and The Next Iron Chef.  Roberto Trevino built...

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The English Rose, Rincon

English Rose Rincon Puerto Rico Breakfast

The English Rose is a bed and breakfast in the Ensenada section of Rincon, Puerto Rico.  Rincon is located in the northwestern part of the Island, and is considered one of the premier surfing destinations in the world. Their website says that they are “nestled in the hills of Ensenada with breathtaking views of the...

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Puerto Rican Street Food

Tripleta Street Food Puerto Rico San Juan

Puerto Rico is a great place for food in general, but especially street food. It’s a shame that so many people only experience PR as a staging point for cruise ships.  About a block away from the main piers in San Juan is Plazoleta del Puerto, home to many food carts and stands, especially on...

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