Ceviche Tour invites public to help pick Costa Rica’s best raw fish dish
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Ceviche Tour invites public to help pick Costa Rica’s best raw fish dish

Karl Kahler - May 10, 2016

If you like your fish raw, yet well done, you may want to sample some of the entries in a monthlong contest to honor Costa Rica’s best…

Announcing ‘News and Brews,’ a Tico Times event
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Arts and Culture
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Announcing ‘News and Brews,’ a Tico Times event

The Tico Times - April 15, 2016

In downtown San José, a man in rubber boots is carefully measuring grains to be transformed into his award-winning beer. In Cartago, another man is glued to his cell…

VIDEO: Rebooting Costa Rican cuisine at Al Mercat
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VIDEO: Rebooting Costa Rican cuisine at Al Mercat

Zach Dyer - March 21, 2016

Chef José González has a frenetic passion about food, if anyone couldn’t tell from the beet he had just pulled out of the ground and was now…

Rodrigo Brenes wants to take over the world, one ice cream cone at a time
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Business
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Rodrigo Brenes wants to take over the world, one ice cream cone at a time

Jill Replogle - March 19, 2016

As I walk in the door of the home-office-ice cream factory that Rodrigo Brenes shares with his architect girlfriend, he's intensely waiving his imaginary conductor's baton at…

Costa Rica Craft Beer Festival gets bigger and better in 5th edition
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Costa Rica Craft Beer Festival gets bigger and better in 5th edition

Michael Krumholtz - March 13, 2016

It's no secret that Costa Rica has a hit-or-miss reputation with many of its festivals. Whether it was the disastrous mismanagement of last year's International Arts Festival,…

Iron Maiden rocks El Salvador with nod to slain archbishop, then heads to Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Iron Maiden rocks El Salvador with nod to slain archbishop, then heads to Costa Rica

AFP - March 7, 2016

SAN SALVADOR -- British heavy rock band Iron Maiden drew huge cheers from a 9,000-strong crowd in El Salvador's capital late Sunday when it upheld the memory of…

Philharmonic orchestra, coffee fair, and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Philharmonic orchestra, coffee fair, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 29, 2016

Guided visits to the Casa Amarilla The Foreign Ministry, better known as "La Casa Amarilla" (The Yellow House), will offer guided tours of the historic building, perhaps…

Papagayo: El Mangroove’s top chef leaves nothing to chance with the food
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Papagayo: El Mangroove’s top chef leaves nothing to chance with the food

Karl Kahler - January 27, 2016

PAPAGAYO GULF, Guanacaste — First I had my way with the Porn Star. Vanilla vodka, maracuyá and espumante ($10). Luscious. Then I got busy with the decadent…

Coffee fair, gospel concert, and other events around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Coffee fair, gospel concert, and other events around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 22, 2016

"The Government Inspector" Espressivo Theater kicks off its new season with an adaptation Nicolai Gogol's satirical play, a black comedy criticizing the government and corruption. Liubov Otto…

6 tropical foods you thought you knew
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Cooking
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6 tropical foods you thought you knew

Zach Dyer - January 18, 2016

Shrink-wrapped food in grocery stores is what lots of people think about when they shop for dinner. Whether it’s individually butchered cuts of meat, bushels of fruit…