Off the eaten path: Bar La Selegna
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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
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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…

Two winning drinks with Costa Rica’s best bartender at Mil948
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Two winning drinks with Costa Rica’s best bartender at Mil948

Natalia Díaz - September 16, 2018

Isaac Montero barely looks at the bar while he's assembling his equipment. He quickly stacks cocktail mixers, puts down tiny bottles of homemade cocktail bitters and fastens…

Drinks, conversations and a view to remember at Hotel Presidente’s Azotea
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Drinks, conversations and a view to remember at Hotel Presidente’s Azotea

Natalia Díaz - September 8, 2018

You might have already walked past by Azotea Calle 7 in downtown San José without realizing it. It's just around the corner from the Hotel Presidente's old…

Add some Costa Rican love to your Thanksgiving table
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Add some Costa Rican love to your Thanksgiving table

Adrián Obando and Katherine Stanley - November 23, 2017

Gone are the days when Thanksgiving-lovers in Costa Rica could only dream of pumpkin pie or cranberry sauce. So many imported foods are available at supermarket chains…

5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla
Arenal
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Arenal
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5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla

Michael Krumholtz - April 24, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — We ate at more eateries here than we could name, and we almost always found some little detail we didn't like. Still, at times we enjoyed…

10 restaurants in Nosara you don’t want to miss
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Destinations
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10 restaurants in Nosara you don’t want to miss

Karl Kahler - March 6, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — We spent close to six weeks in Nosara, occasionally doing some cooking but usually eating out, and we came away impressed with a number…

Caliche’s Wishbone in Jacó is a seafood paradise for the hungry surfer
Central Pacific Coast
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Central Pacific Coast
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Caliche’s Wishbone in Jacó is a seafood paradise for the hungry surfer

Michael Krumholtz - February 20, 2017

JACÓ, Puntarenas — The first thing you notice in Caliche's Wishbone, located smack-dab in the middle of Jacó's main street, is all the signed surfboards decorating the…

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

Elizabeth Lang - 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…

Costa Rican craft beers score big at international competition
Business
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Business
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Costa Rican craft beers score big at international competition

Michael Krumholtz - October 4, 2016

Costa Rica's young craft beer scene has grown up in a big way over the past few years. The country's brewers won a flurry of medals at the…