Off the eaten path: Al Masri Cocina Egipcia
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Al Masri Cocina Egipcia

William Ayre - December 7, 2018

Admittedly I have never eaten Egyptian food, so I have no reference point for good Egyptian food. But I do know food, and the food at Al…

Off the eaten path: Villa Oro
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Villa Oro

William Ayre - November 30, 2018

I must have driven passed Villa Oro a thousand times before I finally went in. Every time I passed the “Comida Taiwanesa” sign out front, my curiosity…

Off the eaten path: Wong’s
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Dining & Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Wong’s

William Ayre - November 23, 2018

Just up the street from the Jade Museum in San José, there’s a Chinese-style roof displaying a large gold and red sign with a glaring typo: there’s…

Off the eaten path: The Escazú Farmers Market
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Dining & Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: The Escazú Farmers Market

William Ayre - November 16, 2018

This week, I will not highlight a restaurant, but rather an assortment of different and delicious street foods, which at the same time could double as a…

Off the eaten path: Cordero’s Bar
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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…

Off the eaten path: La Tacopedia
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Dining
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Off the eaten path: La Tacopedia

William Ayre - October 26, 2018

When the owner is the one in the kitchen, you’re in for a treat. La Tacopedia is no exception. Chef and owner Mauricio Suvillaga was born in…

Off the eaten path: Bar y Restaurante Rio de Janeiro
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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
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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
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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…