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Friday 18 August 2017

Caldosa, A New Homegrown Costa Rican Dish

Q MAGAZINE - It’s not often we get to witness the birth of a new homegrown Costa Rican...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Costa Rica’s ‘Water Positive Beer’ Is Now on Tap in the U.S.

Making beer takes a lot of water. Though numbers vary based on a lot of factors, one estimate...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Making Coffee The Costa Rican Way

(QCOSTARICA) - Costa Rica is known for its coffee, could even be said it is the coffee capital...

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...

San Jose’s Street Food

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

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...

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...

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...

Tamales, A Christmas Tradition in Costa Rica

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

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...

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...

Costa Rican Empanadas

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

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”...

Copos “Snow Cone” Desserts, Costa Rica Beach Delicacy

Copos (literally, “flakes” – as in “snow flakes”) are sold on the street and many of the popular...

Move Over Pops, There’s Competition

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

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...

Cervecita Bien Costarricense!

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

Little Caesars Pizzeria To Open First Restaurant in Costa Rica

QCOSTA RICA - The American pizza chain Little Caesars on Friday December 19 will be opening its first...

Enjoying Downtown San Jose’s International Restaurants

by Michael Miller (QCostarica) - We are often asked why we enjoy living in Downtown San José, Costa...

Pepperoni Pizza Cake!

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

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,...

Cafeteria Served Up By Local Models

(CONFIDENTIAL) Marcela Negrini and Diana Ibarra, two local models, have joined forces to open the “Café con cuerpo”...

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Two Costa Ricans Suffered “Minor Injuries” In the Barcelona ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Q COSTA RICA - Two young Costa Rican women (Ticas), studying in Barcelona, Spain, were "injured" in the terrorist attack that shook Barcelona Thursday...

2017 Tamarindo Art Wave set for November

The Tamarindo Art Foundation, a non-profit NGO with big goals for the community, is in the early stages of planning this year’s Tamarindo Art...

When in Guanacaste, You Can’t Miss A Visit To The Rincon de la Vieja

Just outside of Costa Rica's northwest capital of Liberia, where you'll find Daniel Oduber International Airport, is Rincon de la Vieja National Park, a...

Quick Driver’s Licensing Process For Foreigners (And Ticos) On Tuesdays and Wendesdays

If you are a foreigner who lives in Costa Rica and have a driver's license of another country, you can obtain a Costa Rican...

By Any Means Necessary: Refugees Fleeing Violence in Central America

Women and children from Central America began arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers during the summer of 2014. Referring to the “urgent...

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from Mexico, which are now being sold in El Salvador and...

Downtown San Jose Through The Eyes of Ronald Duran Martinez

All photo from Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/ronald.duranmartinez

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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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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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