Seven Costa Rican breweries earned 13 medals at the fifth annual Copa Cervezas de América competition in Chile this past weekend.
In the second installment of a series on “Costa Rica’s Greatest Places,” today The Tico Times Travel kicks off a multi-story package on the attractions, the adventures and the backstory that have made Manuel Antonio and Quepos the top destination in Costa Rica.
At a time when a booming craft beer scene has made Costa Rica a regional leader in artisanal brewing, is guaro poised to be Tiquicia’s next big drink trend?
This weekend Costa Rican chocolate will be front and center as the Antigua Aduana in San José hosts the first Feria de Chocolate.
Francisco Mena of Finca Sumava in Lourdes de Cirrí, Naranjo is new at coffee farming. But that didn’t stop him from producing Costa Rica’s best bean of 2016.
Ever wondered how the experts know good coffee when they taste it? Experts use a process called cupping to find the best beans.
Judges named Francisco Mena of Monte Llano Bonito in Lourdes, Naranjo, the winner of the 2016 Cup of Excellence prize. This is the fourth time a farm in Lourdes has won top honors.
Officials from the San José municipality have passed an initiative looking to turn downtown’s Paseo de Los Estudiantes into a popular sprawl of gastronomy and culture.
Even in Playa Grande — the last mass nesting beach in the Eastern Pacific for critically endangered leatherbacks — menus largely feature seafood caught by longlines and trawling nets, fishing practices that have devastating impacts on sea turtles.
Brewers noted that Costa Rican ingredients — including coffee, tropical fruits and Costa Rica’s spring waters — give the country’s beer producers ample space to carve out a unique identity in the global craft beer scene.