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

William Ayre - November 2, 2018

Taj Mahal is well-known and might not be as “off the eaten path” as some of the other restaurants I review, but it was back when I…

Off the eaten path: La Tacopedia
Dining
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Dining
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Off the eaten path: La Tacopedia

William Ayre - October 26, 2018

When the owner is the one in the kitchen, you’re in for a treat. La Tacopedia is no exception. Chef and owner Mauricio Suvillaga was born in…

Delicious eats for your holiday celebrations
Dining
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Dining
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Delicious eats for your holiday celebrations

Elizabeth Lang - December 20, 2017

If you’ve got any room left in your belly after the delectable tamales most of us will eat this holiday season in Costa Rica, you might find yourself searching…

5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla
Arenal
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Arenal
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5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla

Karl Kahler - April 24, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — We ate at more eateries here than we could name, and we almost always found some little detail we didn't like. Still, at times we enjoyed…

Fun and free in Costa Rica: Get your veggies at the feria
Activities
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Activities
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Fun and free in Costa Rica: Get your veggies at the feria

Ilana Long - November 29, 2016

Normally, for me, food shopping is a chore. But on Saturday mornings outside the church square, it’s an adventure. The feria, the weekly outdoor market, is a…

5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants in Manuel Antonio and Quepos
Central Pacific Coast
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Central Pacific Coast
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5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants in Manuel Antonio and Quepos

Karl Kahler - October 20, 2016

MANUEL ANTONIO, Puntarenas — Reviewing hotels and restaurants in this place, we felt like mosquitoes at a nudist colony: We were very happy to be here, but we hardly…

Relaxing in style in Granada, Nicaragua’s best hotels and spas
Central America
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Central America
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Relaxing in style in Granada, Nicaragua’s best hotels and spas

Michael Krumholtz - September 8, 2016

There are plenty of vacations in Central America that can treat the adrenaline-seeker or those travelers who like to go off the beaten path. There are other types of…

Santa Ana: 5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants
Dining
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Dining
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Santa Ana: 5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants

Karl Kahler - July 29, 2016

This report is sponsored in part by:   SANTA ANA, San José — Here on the edge of urban boom and bucolic bliss, there are a dozen…

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