Gypsy folk, a Jules Verne play and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Gypsy folk, a Jules Verne play and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - May 9, 2014

Music: Passiflora Folksy, bluesy, fun – Passiflora is a self-described “gypsy band,” and no band could fit more perfectly in Jazz Café. The band is Costa Rican,…

Delika Foodshow a gourmet cornucopia
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Business
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Delika Foodshow a gourmet cornucopia

Robert Isenberg - May 8, 2014

Jürgen Mormels has a remarkable track record: The German native has founded several top-quality restaurants during his 34 years in Costa Rica, from the widely praised L’Escargot…

Beach race, Shakespeare and other happenings in Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Beach race, Shakespeare and other happenings in Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - May 2, 2014

Race: Ruta La Paz Helping Costa Rican education never felt so good: This easygoing race takes place in the beautiful setting of Playa Flamingo, and all proceeds…

‘Mother Africa’ acrobatics, British picnics and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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‘Mother Africa’ acrobatics, British picnics and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - April 25, 2014

Mother Africa Prepare for sensory overload: Created by acrobat Winston Ruddle, “Mother Africa” combines Pan-African music, song, tumbling and step dance. The extravaganza showcases two dozen performers,…

3rd annual Craft Beer Fest offers a taste of the future in Costa Rica
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3rd annual Craft Beer Fest offers a taste of the future in Costa Rica

Lee Kaplan-Unsoeld - April 7, 2014

It can be challenging to find a good selection of beer in Costa Rica, but for the throngs of people who attended the third annual Craft Beer…

3rd annual Craft Beer Festival happening Saturday
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Arts and Culture
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3rd annual Craft Beer Festival happening Saturday

Ashley Harrell - April 3, 2014

The Craft Beer Festival  is back for a third go-round, again being held at Avenida Escazú, again including small-scale brewers from all over Costa Rica. The April…

International Arts Festival taking over San José for next 2 weeks
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Arts and Culture
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International Arts Festival taking over San José for next 2 weeks

Robert Isenberg - April 3, 2014

The International Arts Festival (FIA) is one of the biggest events of the year in San José. And it's not simply one event – the 26-year-old festival…

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‘Observations from the Kitchen’ by philosopher chef Richard Neat

Dorothy MacKinnon - March 30, 2014

[caption id="attachment_32084" align="alignleft" width="318"] Courtesy of Richard Neat[/caption] Richard Neat, the cerebral chef over at San José's Park Café, has a penchant for chess, Russian novels, philosophy…

Exquisite Park Café transitions back to small plates, dinner-only
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Dining and Nightlife
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Exquisite Park Café transitions back to small plates, dinner-only

Dorothy MacKinnon - March 29, 2014

For proof that smaller is better, look no further than Park Café, Sabana Norte’s intimate temple of gastronomy, presided over by internationally celebrated British chef Richard Neat.…

Guatemala’s 6.8 Palopó makes Buzzfeed’s global list for restaurants with incredible views
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Dining and Nightlife
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Guatemala’s 6.8 Palopó makes Buzzfeed’s global list for restaurants with incredible views

Anna-Claire Bevan - March 23, 2014

SOLOLÁ, Guatemala – Forget the list of restaurants with the most Michelin stars, the best chef or the one that boasts the best wine. The list to…