This is huge!! The “Bombonera” reopens!! Yay ….
Melissa Cruz Ríos (El Vocero) made me very happy this week with the news that one of my favoritecoffee and pastry shops, the iconic La Bombonera, has reopened after remaining closed for four years. Here are excerpts (my translation) of Cruz Ríos’s celebratory article:
On Tuesday May 10, just four years after that sad closing day of La Bombonera—on San Francisco Street in Old San Juan—on 10 May 2012, Isabel Obrador, granddaughter of the founder, Majorcan Antonio Rigo, announced to a select group of guests and journalists that the café would open on Friday May 13, from 7:30am to 5:00pm. [We] were able to enjoy the beauty of its newly renovated interior, the magnificence of its famous Royal brand espresso machine, and the rich taste of a Mallorca bun [. . .]. The café revived its traditional look while adding a hint of modernity.
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