Preserving our traditional Puerto Rican cuisine

Eris Carriga

Preserving our traditional Puerto Rican cuisine. . . by Erisbelia Garriga Traditional Puerto Rican Food Each ethnic group considers its own typical cuisine as the best food in the world.  At the same time virtually all cuisines have had foreign influence.  Puerto Rican cuisine has been no different, with contributions from Spanish, French, African and more recently American food.  One pillar of Puerto Rican cooking is its seasoning, sofrito, which gives it its distinctive flavor. I was born and raised in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.  I grew up among women who…

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Andres Restaurant San Diego, California. Cuban and Puerto Rican Cuisine

Cuban and Puerto Rican Cuisine 1235 Morena Boulevard San Diego, CA 92110Hours of Operation: Monday – Thursday 11:00am – 8:30pm Friday & Saturday 11:00am – 9:00pm Closed Sunday Reservation 619.75-4114Visit their Website: Our family owned and operated restaurant was established in 1983. We have a strong local following, but have had the privilege to serve many visiting dignitaries, pro-athletes and non-local people in search of good authentic Caribbean food. Offering the delights of the islands, our menu has many incredible choices: beef with rich sauces simmered with garlic, onions…

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