If you crave Puerto Rican food, the options are limited in the city. It is the cuisine of Cuba, Spain and parts of the African continent. That’s why I never turn down an opportunity to try authentic PR cuisine.
We were invited to attend a DC Food Blogger event at MIO. Typically restaurants showcase some of their signature dishes. But MIO went all out.
Most Puerto Rican restaurants do serve delicious food, but are typically holes in the wall. Mio is everything you’ve ever hoped for but never found in island cuisine with a 5-star decor.
As soon as you walk in, you are ushered into a very modern atmosphere with a lush, zen feel. There’s a plethora of dark wood on tables, chairs, walls and even the ceiling.
You are also provided with an attractive view of the kitchen from the dining area and from our private reception space we had a great vantage point.
The perfect thing about our space, we had lots of room which led to great conversation.
The food was out of this world and the atmosphere hip and trendy.
The Empanadas, Bolitas and Cured Salmon was cooked to perfection.
We definitely had a fabulous time, and we are sure to come back again