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Tuesday 27 June 2017

HOT? Let This “Vodka-Lada” Help

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

Playa Jaco’s Newest Grill & Lounge – Drift on In!

When I go to a restaurant, there are a couple of things that really set the tone for...

German Style Beer Garden Comes To Costa Rica

A German style "Biergarten" is brewing in Cuidad Colón, west of Santa Ana, where Maya Lounge restaurant  of...

Third Pollo Tropical Restaurant in Costa Rica

The Third Pollo Tropical Restaurant, the Caribbean-inspired quick-casual restaurant chain,  in Costa Rica Opens in San Jose's Exclusive...

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,...

This Cooking Trick Cuts Rice Calories in Half

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Rice is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the...

10 Signs You’ve Never Really Eaten Italian Food

From the MACARONI JOURNAL -  Being Italian I think it makes me somewhat of an expert on Italian...

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...

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...

Costa Rica’s Best Seafood Restaurants: Snapper, Sushi, Shrimp Ceviche

COSTA RICA EXTRA - While the expertly prepared seafood platters at Costa Rica's upscale resorts will satisfy your...

Turn Plantains Into Patacones

QTRAVEL by David Latt (Zester Daily) I was intimidated by plantains. Having eaten them in Latin American restaurants,...

Imaginary meal tricks the body into losing weight

YATZU (Planet Tech News) Salk researchers have developed an entirely new type of pill that tricks the body...

They May Be Banned in France … But in Costa Rica You Can Enjoy!

  (QCOSTARICA FOOD) A few days ago, the Minister for Ecology of France Ségolène Royal, asked the French to...

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...

The Nutella Lock: German Gadget Clamps Down on Nutella Thieves

QCOSTARICA EXTRA - If you hate sharing your Nutella and want to make sure no one gets their...

Healthy is the New Sexy with Costa Rica’s Gallo Pinto

(PRNewswire) Adding a sexy, healthy spin to our familiar breakfast menu of pancakes, eggs and cereal is now...

Costa Rica Cocoa Among World’s Best

Located in Moravia de Cutris, in Pocosol de San Carlos, the La Dorada San Luis farm offered up...

Costa Rica’s astronaut has brought a taste of space down to Earth

Costa Rica's very own astronaut, Franklin Chang Diaz, has teamed with the Four Seasons hotel, to serve up...

Dairy Queen Announces Three New Costa Rica Locations For This Year

Dairy Queen Costa  announced today (Monday) the opening of three new locations this year, located in San Pedro...

Maggi Wants You To Cook With Less Oil

QCOSTARICA - The Maggi brand launched a new product for those who want to use less in the...

Ice Cream So Close You Can Taste It

From TICO BULL - Uber customers can have an ice cream delivered to them on Friday. In 400...

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...

Making Coffee The Costa Rican Way

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

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”...

Feria del Café 2014

Some 15.000 people are expected to attend the Feria del Café de Frailes, January 17, 18 and 19,...

Move Over Pops, There’s Competition

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

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...

Pepperoni Pizza Cake!

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

The US diet is harmful to your health — but not how you think

(Q24N) In recent years, we’ve all been told that to eat healthfully, we have to forgo bread and...

RECIPE: a Vegan Macaroon Inspired by Costa Rica

I love me a good macaroon. And I love me some rich raw desserts. But as I write...

Gringa

The Urban Dictionary defines a Gringas as: A female native speaker of English, unrelated to race. Gringa is...

Costa Rican Empanadas

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

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(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration said that transporters of...

Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence this weekend, with some harsh words...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned...

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TODAY VENEZEULA - This weekend was Venezuela’s Army Day, marking the 196th Battle of Carabobo, an important victory that led to the country’s independence. The...

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

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...

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...

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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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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...

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