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Gallo pinto or gallopinto is a traditional dish of Costa Rica and Nicaragua made with rice and black beans. Beans are quickly cooked until the juice is almost consumed.
So I rave about Gallo Pinto, a central American style of making rice and beans. I learned how to make it while I studied abroad in Costa Rica as I paid for some cooking lessons during my last month. 454 more words
The paved road nearly reaches the destination, but ‘nearly’ never does. The road south from Liberia is littered with large overloaded sugar cane trucks rumbling and swaying their way to the refineries, leaving a trail of slithering sugar cane stalks in their wake. 1,094 more words
Tico plans romantic date at overpriced roadside diner
ALAJUELA — Lenin Vega Lopez has big plans this Valentine’s Day to treat his girlfriend to a romantic brunch at Denny’s all-American diner. 197 more words