Off the eaten path: Pollos Male
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Pollos Male

William Ayre - February 1, 2019

For more than 20 years, there’s been a fire burning nearly every day in Escazú. To find it, look for a smokestack towering up in the sky…

Off the eaten path: Don Doner
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Dining
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Off the eaten path: Don Doner

William Ayre - January 25, 2019

While Don Doner is named after the doners it sells, the french fries here are quite possibly the best in the country. Most places around Costa Rica…

Off the eaten path: Cebolla Verde
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Dining
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Off the eaten path: Cebolla Verde

William Ayre - January 18, 2019

For the last 20 years, La Cebolla Verde has been an icon along the calle vieja – or old road – that winds its way up and…

Off the eaten path: Lidia’s Place
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Dining
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Off the eaten path: Lidia’s Place

William Ayre - January 11, 2019

PUERTO VIEJO, Limón — While Lidia’s Place is about 12 years old, Lidia Palmer has been cooking Caribbean specialties for decades. She got her first professional kitchen…

Off the eaten path: The best of 2018
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: The best of 2018

The Tico Times - December 28, 2018

We debuted a lot of things in 2018 and one of our favorites was our new dining and nightlife column “Off the Eaten Path.” This column focuses…

Off the eaten path: Tamura
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Tamura

William Ayre - December 14, 2018

I grew up in Vancouver, Canada, a world-class sushi city and so I can confidently claim to know the difference between the real deal and the not-so-authentic…

Cabra Negra’s warm rompope foams its way until Christmas
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Dining and Nightlife
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Cabra Negra’s warm rompope foams its way until Christmas

Natalia Díaz - December 13, 2018

Christmas in a tropical country like Costa Rica is a show. Lights and huge decorations almost make the tax season and hellish traffic bearable. Even though we…

Off the eaten path: Al Masri Cocina Egipcia
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Al Masri Cocina Egipcia

William Ayre - December 7, 2018

Admittedly I have never eaten Egyptian food, so I have no reference point for good Egyptian food. But I do know food, and the food at Al…

Can it still be agua de sapo if El Portón Rojo mixes it with rum?
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Dining and Nightlife
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Can it still be agua de sapo if El Portón Rojo mixes it with rum?

Natalia Díaz - December 2, 2018

I sat down to eat pizza at El Portón Rojo (200 meters east and 75 south from Arenas store, at Los Yoses) and ordered my usual pizza…

Off the eaten path: Villa Oro
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Villa Oro

William Ayre - November 30, 2018

I must have driven passed Villa Oro a thousand times before I finally went in. Every time I passed the “Comida Taiwanesa” sign out front, my curiosity…

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