Tag archive for ‘Boricua’
By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

The Poetry of Franchesca Guzman: Borinquen In Me

Artwork by Franchesca Guzman © 2007 Borinquen in me Franchesca Guzman 1998 Dedicated to: Juan, Miguel, Milagros, Olga, y Manuel Borinquen, a name soothing and comforting like a mothers touch to her ill child. More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Urban Jibaro’s Quick Guide To Christmas Dinner The Way Mami Used To Make It!

Ever dreamt about making Christmas happen the way Mami and “Wela used to? Is it possible you took to much time indulging and did not pay attention. Well now you are probably on your own and have no idea how More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Urban Jibaro Reflects: Honor Your Elders…

I am a very fortunate man and I know this. I recognize the fact that not many have gotten the opportunity to witness and experience some of the the things I have. I have been taught values and work ethic by my grandmother, More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

My Love Affair with Puerto Rico

  My Love Affair with Puerto Rico by Casinera in DCJennifer Gonzálezcasineraindc@gmail.com After the applause of landing in Puerto Rico had died down, I looked out my More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, December 13th, 2009

Don Coqui: Jimmy’s Back y Con Mas Sabor…

Si lo dije, Jimmy is back con mas sabor… Master Restaurateur Jimmy Rodriguez has returned to NY with yet another culinary brand that already has true fans of traditional Puerto Rican food buzzing. More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, December 21st, 2008

How do Puerto Rican’s celebrate Christmas?

Saludos… Well if you read my last post "Meet the Rican Chef" , you already know I am missing my family during this time of the year. Now I know that I keep making references to what my More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, August 25th, 2008

The Return Of Agüeybaná!!!

I remember a place not far from the Nuyorican Poetry Cafe that sold rare books and hosted random acts of culture in a very intimate setting. That setting, is often called a "Tertulia"…it is basically More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, August 25th, 2008

Nuestra Arte: Jose Joaquin Diaz Vasquez

Here is a Artesania feature that actually should have been one of the first ones on this website…ever. I have been a fan of Don Jose's work for well over ten years. I have been looking forward to the day More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, May 12th, 2008

Daily Dose of Sofrito: Chicago’s Jibarito Sandwich

In 2005, I had an opportunity to visit Chicago for a few days for a business conference and as soon as I arrived to the hotel my conference was being held at, I recieved an email on my blackberry from a friend More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Bomba y Plena Spring Extravaganza

Sofrito For Your Soul is proud to be a media sponsor for the 2008 “Bomba y Plena” Spring Extravaganza. Puerto Rican Bomba & Plena Spring Extravaganza In celebration of Spring awakening come and More...