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Throwback Thursday: Making cocktails with Cacique

The Tico Times - February 14, 2019

In this Throwback Thursday we revisit one of our classic videos on how to make cocktails with Costa Rica's classic spirit: Cacique. Join Liz Furlong as she…

Bribri Springs Brewery: Bending the craft beer rules in Puerto Viejo
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Bribri Springs Brewery: Bending the craft beer rules in Puerto Viejo

Natalia Díaz - February 4, 2019

Jason Tayler “JT” Ficociello is a happy craft beer brewer. The U.S. expat lives in Puerto Viejo and gets to do what he loves ever since he…

Off the eaten path: Don Doner
Dining
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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
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: Wong’s
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Wong’s

William Ayre - November 23, 2018

Just up the street from the Jade Museum in San José, there’s a Chinese-style roof displaying a large gold and red sign with a glaring typo: there’s…

Drink wine in Chile, but do it at the Bocanáriz wine bar
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Drink wine in Chile, but do it at the Bocanáriz wine bar

Natalia Díaz - November 22, 2018

I’m scared of drinking wine. Almost everyone I know is scared of drinking wine. It's scary to buy cheap and regret it later. It's even scarier to…

Off the eaten path: The Escazú Farmers Market
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: The Escazú Farmers Market

William Ayre - November 16, 2018

This week, I will not highlight a restaurant, but rather an assortment of different and delicious street foods, which at the same time could double as a…

Wine, cocktails and girls-only sex talk are the best kind of Sundays at Bebedero
Booze
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Booze
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Wine, cocktails and girls-only sex talk are the best kind of Sundays at Bebedero

Natalia Díaz - November 4, 2018

For two months, Bebedero has been changing its rules on a few special Sundays. On those days, the cocktail room only entertains women. Unlike the more raucous…

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…

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