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Costa Rica’s Coffee and Chocolate Cultural Revolution

The rich landscape of Costa Rica is famous for its high-quality coffee beans and cacao fruit, but until recent years, the country has been primarily an exporter—with the best of its raw materials roasted, brewed, and blended far from its borders. But the times, they are a-changin,’ and all for the better if you love […]

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The San José Restaurants Giving Costa Rica’s Traditional Food A Fresh New Twist 

Unlike culinary destinations like Mexico and Peru, Costa Rica’s food scene is considered a bit…bland. Visitors expect gallo pinto—the country’s quintessential beans-and-rice dish—as well as meat, fish, plantains, and little else. But all this is quickly changing as a new wave of ambitious eateries introduce global cuisines and reimagine traditional recipes. Costa Rica’s largest city and capital, […]