Costa Rica food and drink
Local food in Costa Rica is simple, but nevertheless very tasty. Costa Rican cuisine is a blend of Native American, Spanish, African and many other cuisine origins. Casado is a mixture of rice, black beans, lettuce, fries plantain served with chicken, fish, beef, pork or vegetables. You can decide if you want it plain or fried. The other favourite is Pataconas made of fried green bananas served with sour cream, avocado sauce and other dipping sauces. But the most commonly found dish is Ceviche, originally from Peru. Raw fish or other seafood is paced in acidic fluids like lime or lemon juice and mixed with red onion, cilantro, chili, seasoned with salt and other herbs. Besides local and Peruvian dishes the most popular cuisine is Italian in Costa Rica. Local diners are called Sodas, where visitors can eat prime dishes cheap. It is recommended to drink a lot of fresh juices, since we’re in a place where there’s many sweet fruits grown. At most places they add sugar to all kinds of drinks, because locals eat and drink everything really sweet. The most popular alcoholic drink is beer, with many new artisan breweries. The most popular one among these in Uvita is Whale Tail Brewery.