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Puerto Rican Pastries

Pastries are a food group in Puerto Rico, so the island has many "panaderías" or bakeries. Try an assortment of guayaba pastelitos, bizcochos and danish. Pick a bakery that has a covered outside dining area where you can relish in the…

Piña Colada

The "piña colada" is a sweet cocktail made with rum, cream of coconut or coconut milk and pineapple juice, usually served either blended or shaken with ice. It may be garnished with either a pineapple wedge, maraschino cherry, or both. The…

“Frituras” – Fried Delicacies

Puerto Ricans love their deep-fried dishes ('frituras') and if you visit the countryside, you’ll find roadside kiosks where locals enjoy different variations of 'frituras'. You can start your island culinary trip by savoring "alcapurrias",…

Tripleta Sandwich

The Tripleta is Puerto Rico’s answer to the Cuban sandwich, but we think it is better because it combines chicken, ham and beef. It comes on a slightly sweet roll similar to a French Baguette, slathered with ketchup, mustard and mayo then…

Asopao de Pollo

"Asopao de Pollo", or Chicken and Rice Gumbo, is more than a soup, yet not quite a stew. The Puerto Rican "asopao de pollo", a cross between soup and paella, is an easy, hearty one-dish meal featuring juicy chicken thighs, diced lean ham,…

Popular Side Dishes

Puerto Ricans have an obsession with fried food and pork. Most meals include fried appetizers, tostones being the island favorite, with rice and bean, stews, soups and other meals. "Mofongo" with fried pork with stews and soups. Small bit…

Lechón Asado – Suculent Pig

"Lechón asado" is Puerto Rico’s unofficial national dish. It’s served year-round but is particularly prevalent during the holidays - especially Christmas and Three Kings Day, marked on Jan. 6. But it’s not just roasted pig, because "Lechón…

Puerto Rican Coffee

Historians’ accounts vary regarding how coffee came to Puerto Rico. Some say that coffee was introduced to Puerto Rico by the Spanish which found the Island to be the perfect harvesting ground for said crop. Others argue that the Arabica…

Mofongo

The story of 100 Vinos began on September 15, 2008, commemorating the 100 years of the distributor Quintana Hermanos and its work in Puerto Rico in the distribution of wines and gourmet products sector. Their gastronomy offer is aimed in a…