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A hangover, brunch and a classic bloody mary at Maza
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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A hangover, brunch and a classic bloody mary at Maza

Natalia Díaz - September 30, 2018

The bloody mary is as classic as a cocktail gets. Articles and books are full of colorful stories about how it was created around the 1920s. The…

Poetry, Cacique and memories at San José’s cultural dive bar: La Bohemia
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Poetry, Cacique and memories at San José’s cultural dive bar: La Bohemia

Natalia Díaz - September 23, 2018

La Bohemia is something you can really only experience sitting with a self-made cheapskate gin and tonic in hand, watching the bar's natural course take place on…

Two winning drinks with Costa Rica’s best bartender at Mil948
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Two winning drinks with Costa Rica’s best bartender at Mil948

Natalia Díaz - September 16, 2018

Isaac Montero barely looks at the bar while he's assembling his equipment. He quickly stacks cocktail mixers, puts down tiny bottles of homemade cocktail bitters and fastens…

Drinks, conversations and a view to remember at Hotel Presidente’s Azotea
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Drinks, conversations and a view to remember at Hotel Presidente’s Azotea

Natalia Díaz - September 8, 2018

You might have already walked past by Azotea Calle 7 in downtown San José without realizing it. It's just around the corner from the Hotel Presidente's old…

Espresso gets NSFW treatment in Franco’s ‘carajillo’ cocktail
Drinks
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Drinks
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Espresso gets NSFW treatment in Franco’s ‘carajillo’ cocktail

Natalia Díaz - August 31, 2018

  I set out to get coffee at Franco with some friends, but the afternoon heat was so intense that all I could think of was to drink…

Apotecario’s amazing kombucha margarita is not (yet) on their menu
Drinks
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Drinks
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Apotecario’s amazing kombucha margarita is not (yet) on their menu

Natalia Diaz - August 24, 2018

In the midst of ambitious renovations, Apotecario’s kombucha cocktails are barely a month old. They are so new that they're not even on the menu. You have to…

Know thyself: meet your signature cocktail at Bebedero
Drinks
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Drinks
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Know thyself: meet your signature cocktail at Bebedero

Natalia Diaz - August 17, 2018

There’s a bar in the heart of San José with a menu full of flavors and textures that you can mix at your whim. Bebedero, a sophisticated…

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…

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…

Treintaycinco craft brewery opens doors to public
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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Treintaycinco craft brewery opens doors to public

Jill Replogle - September 14, 2016

Craft beer lovers in Costa Rica have a new place to imbibe while mingling with kindred spirits, listening to great music and trying out some of Costa…

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