Costa Rica Coffee Guide
Off the eaten path: Pescadería Bertil
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Pescadería Bertil

William Ayre - April 5, 2019

I was recently enjoying some summer weather at the beach, in Jacó, when I got a craving for some ceviche – a natural reaction when you spend…

Off the eaten path: Aroi Thai
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Aroi Thai

William Ayre - March 22, 2019

Aroi Thai was the first Thai restaurant in Costa Rica. They started as a delivery-only service before opening a restaurant in Ciudad Colon in 2013. Then they…

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
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
Dining and Nightlife
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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…

The history of chifrijo
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Pic of the Day
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The history of chifrijo

Alissa Grosskopf - November 12, 2018

The owner of Cordero's Bar claims to have invented the legendary chifrijo. Want to learn more about the popular Costa Rican dish's history? Read here: http://ticotimes.net/2018/11/09/off-the-eaten-path-corderos-bar

Off the eaten path: Cordero’s Bar
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Cordero’s Bar

William Ayre - November 9, 2018

I’ve already highlighted what I think are the top three chifrijos in Costa Rica. Doing so was one of my first orders of business when I started…

Off the eaten path: Taj Mahal
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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…