Wait Continues For The First Hard Rock Cafe in Costa Rica

Natalia Santamaria Benavides, marketing and sales manager at Hard Rock Cafe Costa Rica. Photo:...

Family Sues Hotels and Restaurants Over “Chifrijo”

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

The “CHORIFRIJO”

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- While the family of the "Chifrijo" trademark battle it out...

French Bakery in Rohrmoser Innovates With Airtight Tubes To Keep Bread Fresh

How many times has this happened to you? You are tempted by that great...

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

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

Maggi Wants You To Cook With Less Oil

QCOSTARICA - The Maggi brand launched a new product for those who want to...

A Platano is Not a Banana. So Make Patacones.

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

This Cooking Trick Cuts Rice Calories in Half

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

Scatola Rossa: A Unique Experience

For all those who want to, from time to time, to treat themselvs to...

Nutella Prices Could Go Up, But Not For Why You May Think

COSTA RICA EXTRA - The next time you go to grocery store to pick...

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...

Two Scoops Please!

COSTA RICA EXTRA! MAGAZINE - Ice cream is pleasurable enough on its own. Succulent...

How Long Will Caffeine Buzz Last? Genes May Tell

Nothing beats a great cup of Costa Rican coffee to get your day started....

The Rise of Handcrafted Beers in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - It is official: there is a beer revolution happening in Costa Rica....

The Benefits of Eating Like a Local in Costa Rica

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

Invasion by U.S. Hamburger Chains Continues

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

Making Coffee The Costa Rican Way

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

Starbucks’ new super-expensive coffee: Geisha variety that sells for $7-a-cup

The Costa Rican Fince Palmilera is the company's most expensive coffee It is only available...

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...

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...

Finally, A Scientific Reason Why Ketchup Is So Damn Hard To Pour

If you've ever handled ketchup, you know the struggle of trying to get an...

Tamales, A Christmas Tradition in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA EXTRA - For almost all Costa Rican families a Christmas season without...

Copos “Snow Cone” Desserts, Costa Rica Beach Delicacy

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

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...

Enjoy A Great Cup of Java and More This Weekend In Los Santos

Los Santos is holding its first coffee festival - Festival del Café - this...

Yahnel Mar, Food with Peruvian Influence in Nicoya

  By Luis Castro, VozdeGuacanaste - On Saturday, March 22, a new restaurant called Yahnel...

Fresh Baked German Bread Now in Escazú!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Just discovered this new bread place/eatery that is a must...

HOT? Let This “Vodka-Lada” Help

QCOSTARICA - HOT? The last couple of days have been perfect beach weather 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*...

Imaginary meal tricks the body into losing weight

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

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

When I go to a restaurant, there are a couple of things that really...

German Style Beer Garden Comes To Costa Rica

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

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Woman Charged With Production Of Pornography and Having Sexual Relations With A Minor

The video that was on a 14-year-old's cellular phone was evidence enough for police to arrest a woman who took advantage sexually of the...
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(Video) Italian Gives The World Cup Anthem Competition

Italian multimillionaire entrepreneur Gianluca Vacchi and singer Sebastian Yatra have created a video to become the potential for the official theme, as excitement is...

Parallel Worlds – Seeing Red Again

Our world. My wife and I drove to a lunchtime party at Los Sueños, (The dreams), an enormous luxury housing development on Costa Rica's...

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica In Peaceful Demonstration In Front of Their Embassy in San Jose

A group of Nicaraguans in Costa Rica demonstrated Friday afternoon in front of their country's Embassy located in Barrio la California, on the east...

Confrontation Leaves One Dead and Several Injured at Crucitas mine

A clash between 'coligalleros' and the police apparently left one dead death and several injured in the Crucitas mine, confirmed Friday night Costa Rican...

La Sele Unveils Alternate Uniform

Costa Rica's national team - "La Sele" or "La Tricolor" - lived its sweetest moments in World Cups by using the alternate uniform. In...

In 1895 Argentina Had the World’s Highest GDP Per Capita: What Went Wrong?

It is widely known that towards the end of the 19th century Argentina had managed to position itself as one of the richest countries...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

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

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Costa Rica’s Canal 9 Fires 120 In Massive Layoff; Calls It Quits To Local Programming

QCOSTARICA BREAKING NEWS - Juan Diego Lopez, now former director of the Hoy television news, confirmed the mass lay off of 120 people at...

How Fear of Crime in Central America Impacts Daily Life, Contributes to Migration

A new report by Vanderbilt University's Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) and the Inter-American Dialogue titled "Beneath the Violence" at an October 3...

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Statue of Alfredo Gonzales Flores, President of Costa Rica from 1914 to 1917.  Photo from Flickr : Andres Avila

Traffic Law Isn’t Right Yet!

Lawmakers can't seem to get it right. The reform to the reform of the old traffic law still has defects, appeals courts have revealed...

President Solis Serenades La La Land’s Emma Stone To Visit Costa Rica

COSTA RICA EXTRA - In October 2016, oscar winning actress said Emma Stone told Vogue magazine she would like to visit Costa Rica. This...