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From Oxcart to Export: Costa Rica’s Steeped Coffee Culture

From Oxcart to Export: Costa Rica’s Steeped Coffee Culture March 25, 2012 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
 Since 1779, Costa Rica has been producing its own coffee, primarily in the Central Valley around the capital city of San Jose, where soil conditions and climate are ideal for growing gourmet Arabica beans. On the Cafe Britt Coffee Tour, visitors learn about the variety of beans an the stages they go...

Sweet Spots for Happy Hour in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Sweet Spots for Happy Hour in Puerto Viejo de Limon February 24, 2012 | Food | Read More
Happy Hour is one of the most popular attractions in Puerto Viejo de Limon, and dipping into some two for one drink specials is easily a highlight of an afternoon in the Caribbean sun. At the Lazy Mon, happy hour specials of the day are posted on the roadside chalkboard, and those who heed the call are...

Creative Seasonal Chile Rellenos at the Lizard King Resort

Creative Seasonal Chile Rellenos at the Lizard King Resort February 1, 2012 | Food | Read More
Tracking down a Chile Relleno in Costa Rica can seem surprisingly akin to finding a needle in a haystack, despite the growing number of Mexican Restaurants cropping up around the country and the bounty of chile peppers that are native to the region. With a little hunting, however, superior Chile Rellenos...

Sheridan’s Irish Whiskey Liqueur Coffee: The Perfect Pour is in Puerto Viejo

Sheridan’s Irish Whiskey Liqueur Coffee: The Perfect Pour is in Puerto Viejo January 16, 2012 | Food | Read More
The slick double-sided Irish Whiskey Coffee Liqueur called Sheridan’s is perhaps an unlikely suspect to be found in a Mexican Restaurant in Costa Rica, but indeed the Lizard King Resort in Puerto Viejo de Limon is one select provider of this delicious beverage, straight from the revolutionary dual-color...

Great Desserts Spots on the Caribbean

Great Desserts Spots on the Caribbean December 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
These days, I can’t get enough of the Lizard King Cafe’s Divine Chocolate Cake made with pure criollo cacao and Liliana’s Decadent Mexican flan, but since it’s often all gone by the time I show up for happy hour, I am satisfied with the always fresh seasonal baked goodies, like...

Feeling Blue? This Valentine’s Day Chill Out with Caribbean Xantheose

Feeling Blue? This Valentine’s Day Chill Out with Caribbean Xantheose December 29, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
There are so very few places in the world one can go and truly let one’s hair down, have it braided, and get dreadlocks all in a long weekend, but Puerto Viejo de Limon, Talamanca, Costa Rica is one such place. When it comes to treating yourself to something out of the ordinary and downright mood...

Lizard King Resort: My Favorite Cafe in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Lizard King Resort: My Favorite Cafe in Puerto Viejo de Limon December 21, 2011 | Food | Read More
I won’t deny that I’ve become a bit spoiled and occasionally am the recipient of special treatment, but all insider perks aside, it’s still easy as pie to declare the Lizard King Resort  my favorite cafe in Puerto Viejo de Limon. Spend a week in Puerto Viejo, a month, or even a year,...

Indian Nights Heats up Puerto Viejo’s Restaurant Scene

Indian Nights Heats up Puerto Viejo’s Restaurant Scene October 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Just in time for the cooler evenings of November, a hot new restaurant has very recently opened its doors in Puerto Viejo de Limon.  In a cozy location ideal for romantic dinners and solo diners alike, Indian Nights is just the place to complement the global cuisine scene that Puerto Viejo is recognized...

Best Breakfast in Puerto Viejo

Best Breakfast in Puerto Viejo October 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
 If you have a penchant for pancakes, try them at the Lizard King Resort. They come buttered, topped with fresh fruit, served with maple syrup, and they’re downright irresistible. If you prefer French Toast, it is battered to a tee and dusted with powdered sugar, drizzling syrup makes them delicious...

Puerto Viejo’s Best Sandwiches

Puerto Viejo’s Best Sandwiches September 26, 2011 | Food | Read More
Chicken BLT at the Lizard King Sink your teeth into a sandwich from one of my six favorite spots in Puerto Viejo and I bet you won’t be disappointed. 1. Pan Pay Bakery: Jamon y queso (Ham & Cheese) on a fresh baked baguette. I like to eat half right away and save the other half for later,...
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