Jamaicans almost never share their family jerk secrets, but this recipe was given to me years ago (albeit reluctantly) by my Jamaican sous-chef, Chris, and I’ve tweaked it myself through the years. TIP: Wear gloves when handling hot peppers! Ready for Iguana soup? | Caribbean's Best Food | Hawaii's Best Food
Sonia Rican Restaurant Sonia Rican Restaurant, Puerto Rico (Julien Capmeil) Puerto Rico When galloping gourmet Anthony Bourdain ate at this Playa Jobos spot, he declared, "Food tastes better when you're not wearing shoes." It's a common reaction to the Sonia Rican, which features a smattering of tables, a salsa-pumping jukebox, and a view of locals shredding the waves.