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

Fishy dreams: Turning passion into Poke with Canadian chef William Ayre
Food
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Food
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Fishy dreams: Turning passion into Poke with Canadian chef William Ayre

The Tico Times - August 3, 2018

Most kids who go to Costa Rica’s elite Country Day School dream of the Ivy League, not culinary school - and most chefs who graduate from culinary…

A little corner of Russia in Costa Rica: Café Anka
Food
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Food
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A little corner of Russia in Costa Rica: Café Anka

The Tico Times - June 26, 2018

Imagine yourself sitting down at a cozy, small Russian dining room surrounded by matryoshka dolls and the delicious smell of freshly cooked dishes. Imagine stepping out the…

IHOP looking for investors to open in Costa Rica
Business
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Business
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IHOP looking for investors to open in Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 17, 2017

The U.S. restaurant chain International House of Pancakes (IHOP) is looking for investors to move forward with the company’s plan to open ten restaurants in Costa Rica.…

What to do this Valentine’s Day
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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What to do this Valentine’s Day

The Tico Times - February 9, 2017

Valentine’s Day, or el Día del Amor y la Amistad in Costa Rica, is right around the corner – and as usual, a wide range of hotels…

Dining options for your New Year’s celebrations
Events
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Events
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Dining options for your New Year’s celebrations

The Tico Times - December 23, 2016

New Year’s is right around the corner, and Costa Rica offers various options for those seeking to enjoy a delicious meal along with family and friends. Sedate, luxurious…

Delicious eats for your holiday celebrations
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Delicious eats for your holiday celebrations

The Tico Times - December 16, 2016

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…

Thanksgiving feasts, festivities abound in Costa Rica 2016
Holidays
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Holidays
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Thanksgiving feasts, festivities abound in Costa Rica 2016

The Tico Times - November 22, 2016

Hungry for turkey and all the fixings? A wide array of options are available for Thanksgiving revelers this year. Here are just a few of the best…

Recommended hotels and restaurants in Quepos and Manuel Antonio
Hotels
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Hotels
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Recommended hotels and restaurants in Quepos and Manuel Antonio

The Tico Times - October 20, 2016

Quepos and Manuel Antonio are one of Costa Rica’s top meccas of great hotels and restaurants, many with gorgeous ocean views, with options for all budgets and…

5 questions for a Costa Rican chef
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican chef

Amanda Zúñiga - July 3, 2016

Kembly Rodríguez, 28, is a self-taught chef completely devoted to culinary arts. She's worked in a variety of settings, but always dreamed of finding her own place –…