Puerto Rico Tourism Roundup: March 2012

Puerto Rico Tourism Roundup: March 2012With the annual Saborea Puerto Rico Food Extravganza taking place in April, this month’s roundup has a culinary feel about it along with some ideas on how to make the best of your stay here

Puerto Rico’s Culinary Renaissance

Former resident and now frequent visitor to Puerto Rico, Julie Schwietert Collazo has a great article on LatinoFoxNews about Puerto Rico’s Culinary Renaissance. If you are looking for some new places to try on your next trip to the island, check out Julie’s article here (latinofoxnews)

New Puerto Rico Cuisine

Travel expert Peter Greenberg, reveals some of the chefs who are putting Puerto Rico on the Global Culinary Map. Chef Ariel Rodriguez (Augusto’s), Chef Lamerto Valdez (miX on the Beach @ W Vieques) and Chef Damien Hernandez-Lorenzo (Eighty20 Bistro @ Hotel Verdanza) give their take on awesome Puerto Rican Cuisine. Check out the full article here (petergreenberg.com)

Where to Find Authentic Puerto Rican Food

Bradley Steven gives a great overview of the best places to go around Puerto Rico if you are looking for great authentic flavors. Check out Bradley’s article here (bradsteven.com)

Hot New Things to Do in Puerto Rico

Looking for something new to try in Puerto Rico, Departures has you covered with a list of some of the newest hotels, up and coming art galleries and the emerging local chefs taking Puerto Rico’s cuisine to the next level. Jose Enrique, José Santaella and Christian Darcoli are all featured as chefs raising the bar when it comes to locally inspired dishes. Check out the Departures article here (departures.com)

Seeking the Real San Juan

It may not have been a critically acclaimed movie but the Daily Mail set out to follow in the footsteps of Johnny Depp’s ‘The Rum Diaries’ as the search for the ‘real’ San Juan. Fortunately, they have great success and you can check out the article here (dailymail.com)

Puerto Rico: Smart Choice for Families

Examiner.com gives some great tips for families traveling to Puerto Rico, including; El Yunque, the Biobays and touring Old San Juan. Check out this family friendly article here (examiner.com)

Gallery Inn, Old San Juan

If you are looking for a small intimate place to stay in Puerto Rico, then you might want to consider the Gallery Inn, in Old San Juan. The Coolist.com has a detailed review of this small hotel with some really good photos. You can also find out which Presidential hopeful enjoyed a brief stay at the Gallery Inn. Check out the review here (thecoolist.com)

Colors of Puerto Rico

Finally, Coastal Living has a great slideshow for those looking for inspiration or an excuse (if one is needed) for visiting Puerto Rico. Check out the great photos here (coastalliving.com)

Photos: Saborea Puerto Rico

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