Food truck Fridays!

It’s amazing the amount of food trucks, wagons, carts, and guaguitas there are in our fine town. It seems like everywhere look there’s a little food stand with 5-10 cars precariously parked on the side of the road with cars going 50+ mph or maneuvering a blind turn.
Some are a little suspect.
But from the wise words of travel food guru ( aka crazy fat man who will eat anything) Andrew Zimmern, ‘if there’s a long line then that’s where you want to eat.’ So we began searching out the places with long lines cars parked by them.
The first was Bluefin.

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This is a little covered wagon of a place that churns out half pound burgers cooked to order, taco Tuesdays of beef, chicken, and fish, and an exceptional tuna steak burger. All from a little shed-like kitchen. Amazingly! It took us a while to actually find the place (although if you ask my husband he’ll tell you he knew exactly where it was at). It’s no bigger than a booth at a carnival but the food they put out is exceptional.
It was a bit in the expensive side – almost $10 per item- but it really, really was worth it!

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This past Friday brought us to a Venezuelan ‘shack’ that offered arepas, which is a corn type of pancake that is used as a bun and the filling can be chicken, pork, seafood, etc.

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We decided to check it out because my father had fond memories if Venezuelan fare.

So ours was their best seller: a yummy concoction of chicken with avocado, mayo, and a special sauce. The corn cake was a little different from what I am used to but it really worked well – as in not too flavorful- to really let the chicken and the fresh avocado come through.

We were afraid it wasn’t going to be filling enough so we stopped at this little place that is precariously perched at a corner on the beach road to pick up a few empanadillas.

Well, the arepas were definitely enough but the empanadillas were just as yummy!

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It’s amazing what you can find when you just slow down, look around, and take in the world around you.

Looking forward to our next food truck Friday!

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3 thoughts on “Food truck Fridays!

  1. schuttzie June 28, 2015 at 4:03 pm Reply

    Hi, Jen, thank you for following my miniscule blog. I love Puerto Rico and look forward to checking more of your blog out. We are retired and looking to start renting in the Rincon area long term. You are right in that we need to slow down and look around to appreciate the world around us 🙂

    • Jen July 1, 2015 at 1:02 pm Reply

      Her Barbara! Thank you for reaching out! We absolutely love it here. Lots of things to get used to and adjust but it’s so worth it. I hope to show you some amazing places in PR and if you ever have any questions please feel free to hit me up!

      • Barbara Schutt July 1, 2015 at 2:10 pm

        Oh, you are so very kind! I’m sure as we progress, we will have many questions, haha. We’ll be in Rincon next Feb. for 4 weeks. We’ve yet to experience the summers of PR because of my husband’s work and now because we have property that needs constant attention in the summers here in Illinois. Hoping to have that sold in the near future 🙂 All the best to you!

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