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Off the eaten path: Santa Ana Farmers Market
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Santa Ana Farmers Market

William Ayre - March 15, 2019

This week I’ll highlight an assortment of different and delicious street foods at a place that doubles as a cost-effective alternative to your local chain grocery store.…

Off the eaten path: Salt Traders
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Salt Traders

William Ayre - March 1, 2019

Salt Traders doesn’t always have food. As their name implies, their main trade is peddling salt. They produce small batches of one-of-a-kind blends, as well as a…

Off the eaten path: Ristopizza Napolitano A Vit è N’Attim
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Ristopizza Napolitano A Vit è N’Attim

William Ayre - February 15, 2019

In late September of 2016, the D’Angelo family moved from Naples, Italy to Playas del Coco, Costa Rica. Now they’re pumping out some of the best pizza…

Off the eaten path: La Deportiva Charlie’s Bar
Dining
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Dining
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Off the eaten path: La Deportiva Charlie’s Bar

The Tico Times - February 8, 2019

As its name implies, La Deportiva Charlie’s Bar is a sports bar. But it’s not one of the many copy-and-paste American sports bars all around Costa Rica.…

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