Off the eaten path: Bar y Restaurante Rio de Janeiro
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Bar y Restaurante Rio de Janeiro

William Ayre - October 19, 2018

Apart from its name and a mural inside featuring the namesake city in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is a very much a Costa Rican establishment. It’s a…

Off the eaten path: Holiday
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Holiday

William Ayre - October 12, 2018

Visiting Holiday is like stepping into a foreign land. I’m surprised they don’t ask for your passport at the door. The food is not the only thing…

Off the eaten path: Pad Thai
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Pad Thai

William Ayre - October 5, 2018

At Pad Thai, everything is grounded down fresh. I’m talking all the curry paste, turmeric, galangal, basil and coriander; all ground with a mortar and pestle. I…

Off the eaten path: Bar La Selegna
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Bar La Selegna

Wililam Ayre - September 28, 2018

Bar La Selegna has been run by the same family in Liberia since the 1970s. While the family has stayed the same, the name hasn’t. It started…

Off the eaten path: Cantina X
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Cantina X

William Ayre - September 21, 2018

You’ll find one of the best chifrijos in the country at the base of a mountain near Salitral in Santa Ana at a spot I will call…

Off the eaten path: Soda Lima
Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path: Soda Lima

William Ayre - September 14, 2018

To find Soda Lima, look for a yellow and red sign painted on a white wall that's shared with the neighboring Mini Super Feng. The sign is…

Off the eaten path: Fritos Comida Coreana
Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path: Fritos Comida Coreana

William Ayre - September 7, 2018

If you’re walking on Calle 11 near Avenida Central, you might get a whiff of freshly cooked, spicy food. The source is easy to pinpoint, a Korean…

Off the eaten path: Coconut
Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path: Coconut

William Ayre - August 31, 2018

In North America we like to use the phrase “Chinese food” quite broadly: it’s a general term when discussing this kind of food, or foods that we…

Off the eaten path: Espacio Picante
Food
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Food
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Off the eaten path: Espacio Picante

William Ayre - August 24, 2018

If you’re constantly in search of heat, make your way to Avenida 2, between Calle 38 and 40 and you’ll find the perfect spicy space, literally. Espacio…

Off the eaten path: Ban Mee
Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path: Ban Mee

William Ayre - August 18, 2018

You might not expect to find an authentic Vietnamese restaurant tucked away on Calle 38 in Paseo Colon, near the heart of San Jose. But there it…