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Tuesday 27 June 2017

Here’s What Breakfast Looks Like Around Latin America

Q TRAVEL - I don't know if breakfast is really the most important meal of the day. For...

That ‘Red Liquid’ In Your Meat Isn’t What You Think It Is

When purchasing red meat, including steaks, many grocery shoppers often find red liquid in the bottom of the...

A Platano is Not a Banana. So Make Patacones.

QLIFE - A platano (plantain) is not a banana. Tough it may look like a banana, feel like...

What Are Some of Nicaragua’s Popular Food?

TODAY NICARAGUA – Nicaragua is an interesting place, with a tumultuous history and a relatively peaceful present. and...

Make The Best Homemade Tortillas Costa Rica Style (For Free!)

QCOSTARICA from Detailedorientedtraveler.com - One of my favorite things we did when we were in Costa Rica was...

It is not difficult for Retirees to be vegetarians in Costa Rica

Tuesday 06 November 2012 | QRetirement I have been a vegetarian for almost forty years. I am actually Lacto-ovovegetarian...

Family Sues Hotels and Restaurants Over “Chifrijo”

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Chifrijo is a Costa Rica contemporary dish from 1990's with its origin from the...

Why the mountains of Costa Rica produce some of the world’s finest coffees

Q COSTA RICA  - Zona de Los Santos, Costa Rica (EFE via COMTEX) -- High in the mountains...

Tico Coffee Shop Ranked Best in New York City

COSTA RICA EXTRA - The coffee shop 12 Corners, owned by Costa Rican Wally Corrales, has been ranked...

Cervecita Bien Costarricense!

Q24N -  When Jesse Pine and his wife Agi moved from San Diego to Costa Rica three years...

The Benefits of Eating Like a Local in Costa Rica

Eating like a local is one of the best ways to keep your cost of living low in...

Pussy Energy Drink Makes Its Way To Costa Rica Stores

There is a new energy drink causing a buzz in at least one supermarket in Costa Rica, recently...

Finding a Good Cup of Coffee in Downtown San José

QCOSTARICA by Michael Miller -Costa Rica is known for producing some of the world's best coffee. So you...

San Jose’s Street Food

(QCOSTARICA) Though San Jose may not be on the CNN list of the "World's 23 best cities for...

Paseo Gastronomico la Luz; Downtown’s Restaurant Row

QCOSTARICA - In the last few years, the city of San José has been creating a “restaurant row”...

MAP: The Most Popular Beer In Every Country

COSTA RICA EXTRA - After publishing our guide to America’s most popular beers, Vinepair took a look at...

FAKE Olive Oil is Literally Everywhere! How To Know Whether It Is Fake Or Original?

Q24N - Olive oil is a part of the Mediterranean diet, and it has been used thousand years...

Chili’s Times Two. Popular American Eatery Opens Second Location in Costa Rica

Only three months after inaugurating its first restaurant in Escazú, Chili's has just opened its second, this one...

Tamales, A Christmas Tradition in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA EXTRA - For almost all Costa Rican families a Christmas season without tamales is just not...

HOT? Let This “Vodka-Lada” Help

QCOSTARICA - HOT? The last couple of days have been perfect beach weather in the Central Valley (San...

Invasion by U.S. Hamburger Chains Continues

Consumers in Costa Rica will soon have another choice of hamburger, one from California-based burger chain Johnny Rockets,...

Turning Cheese Into Profit in Costa Rica

(Q24N)  Misty, dream-like cloud forests…Olympian mountaintops with fertile river valleys…miles of pristine, empty beaches… Despite its small size,...

Colonel’s Nephew Reveals KFC Secret Recipe

KFC is without question the first choice in fried chicken in Costa Rica. And the Costa Rica franchisee...

Doña Ligia Serve Up Lunch In Samara

COSTA RICA EXTRA (By Ariana Crespo, Vozdeguanacaste) - Ligia Solis Lezcano came to the community of Samara 25...

Pepperoni Pizza Cake!

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- This is a pepperoni pizza cake, which is just a layer of pizza, topped...

Cuba’s Flying Pizza

RICO’S JOURNAL – Watching this video brought back memories of my recent trip to Cuba. I didn’t try...

Move Over Pops, There’s Competition

Q COSTA RICA - For, well the longest time ever, almost five decades, Pops was alone in the...

Costa Rican Empanadas

In Costa Rica an empanada (Spanish)is a stuffed pastry fried. The name comes from the Galician, Portuguese, and...

Light or Dark Roast Coffee, Which Has More Caffeine?

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- Which coffee has more caffeine? The short answer: It depends. Let’s dispel the most common...

Fresh Baked German Bread Now in Escazú!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Just discovered this new bread place/eatery that is a must try, Mocapan. Located in...

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

You won't believe it!!!!!! NO FLOUR, NO OIL, NO WHITE SUGAR Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups canned* chickpeas, well-rinsed and patted...

And Now The ‘Chiliguaro’ Is Also A Registered Name

COSTA RICA NEWS -- First it was the "chifrijo" that is being challenged by the registered owners of...

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Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

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