Drink wine in Chile, but do it at the Bocanáriz wine bar
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Dining & Nightlife
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Drink wine in Chile, but do it at the Bocanáriz wine bar

Natalia Díaz - November 22, 2018

I’m scared of drinking wine. Almost everyone I know is scared of drinking wine. It's scary to buy cheap and regret it later. It's even scarier to…

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…

Halloween is not over yet
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Pic of the Day
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Halloween is not over yet

Alissa Grosskopf - October 30, 2018

Missed all Halloween parties last weekend but still in the spirit? Don't worry, there's still time. We have some suggestions for you, including events coming up this…

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…

Another culinary trip around the world
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Pic of the Day
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Another culinary trip around the world

Alissa Grosskopf - October 25, 2018

With a funky setting, an alleged ramen and the assistance of Google Translate, our freelancer William Ayre entered a restaurant San José that felt like it was…

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…

Buchón cantina: Spritz cocktails to dine for
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Dining and Nightlife
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Buchón cantina: Spritz cocktails to dine for

Natalia Díaz - October 18, 2018

Buchón was the first place I tasted the Aperol Spritz, months before it became fashionable around San José. In fact, I tried it before they even officially…

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…