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Friday 18 August 2017

The “CHORIFRIJO”

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- While the family of the "Chifrijo" trademark battle it out with restaurants, one in...

Smoothies In Your Fridge

Coming to a fridge near you: Delicious frozen smoothies made from a careful combination of kiwi fruit, watermelon...

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...

Coca-Cola introduces bottle made of ice in Colombia

The ice bottle comes wrapped with a red rubber band as a barrier to the cold. Coca-Cola has the...

Così Opens in Multiplaza

Lately, more and more fast-casual U.S. chains are coming to Costa Rica. The newest, Così, has about 140...

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...

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 even pour on your...

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...

Tamales, Tamales and more Tamales during the holiday season in Costa Rica

From Live in Costa Rica Blog For foreign retirees part of the experience of learning about the local culture...

Costa Rica’s Culinary Recipe Books Made Available Online

QCOSTARICA - The kitchens of families in communities across the country, would be nothing without the careful and...

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,...

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...

McDonald’s Items You’ve Never Heard Of…Because

COSTA RICA EXTRA --  The McDonalds menu in Costa Rica is pretty much that of the U.S.  So,...

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 weekend, where you can...

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...

How to host an Argentinean asado

(QLIVING) It's the weekend. Skip the boring burger and hot dogs or a trip mall's food court and...

Living Healthier in Costa Rica

Q LIVING - One comment that I often receive from those who visit Costa Rica is that they...

Costa Rican Empanadas

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

Move Over Pops, There’s Competition

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

Roasted Chickpeas – Super Simple High Protein Snack!

(COSTA RICA EXTRA) Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) are the main ingredient for this nutritious, wholesome snack! Like most...

Perfect French Baguette at Home

COSTA RICA EXTRA (via Foodwishes.com) - Whenever someone asked me why I hadn’t done a baguette video yet,...

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...

HOT? Let This “Vodka-Lada” Help

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

An Affordable Lunch in Costa Rica!

inding a good an affordable lunch in Costa Rica isn't that difficult, it you take the time look...

Latin Americans Eat Junk Food To Feel Prosperous

(LATIN AMERICA NEWS) Via Fox News Latino-  Latin Americans see junk food as an "aspirational" product that helps...

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...

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...

Cervecita Bien Costarricense!

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

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...

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...

Feria del Café 2014

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

Doritos Locos Nachos Only in Costa Rica!

Taco Bell Costa Rica rolled out with Doritos Locos Nachos, something US locations have yet to do. Think...

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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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