PRE & POST
Following a clockwise tour, the author explores the island's famed fried cuisine (frituras). By Kathleen Squires.
Puerto Rico's Coffee Revival
The former "coffee of popes and kings" is making a comeback? By Michael Tulkoff.
Pasteles, a Puerto Rican Tradition, Have a Special Savor Now
A centuries-old blend of Taino Indian, Spanish and African flavors, pasteles are a prime example of Puerto Rico’s cocina criolla — Creole cooking...
Puerto Rico Wants To Grow Your Next Cup Of Specialty Coffee
Puerto Rico used to produce some of the best coffee in the world — but that was more than a century ago. Today, the coffee crop is just a fraction o...
A Struggle For The Identity Of Puerto Rican Music
NPR producer Jasmine Garsd took a reporting trip to Puerto Rico recently. She found that the island's uncertain economic future not only affects day-t...
A History of Puerto Rican Salsa
The music being made in Puerto Rico before and during the salsa years had its own sabor, even while the salsa boom was exploding out of New York. In t...