Barba Rooooo Jaaaaaa…..

I say that because this is how I feel every time I sit down to eat, drink, socialize, listen to music or just watch the sun make its exit from the day at our favorite restaurant here in Manuel Antonio. Barba Roja. Just the name itself conjures up visions of sailing ships, sea spray, rum and a million sunsets on a blue horizon. Oh, excuse me.. what? I’m sorry, just reliving my days as a pirate. Ha. Well, getting back to meat and potatoes here, let’s talk about the good people at Barba Roja. Nestled on a hillside on the … Continue reading Barba Rooooo Jaaaaaa…..

PS Just in Case…

For those of you who live here or are familiar with the Manuel Antonio area, you may be wondering how I could possibly have left out the icon of Manuel Antonio. It also happens to be our own personal very favorite restaurant here, where we have good friends and enjoy great food, music and fun several times each week. Where, you may ask? Why Barba Roja of course. I did not mention it before because I am dedicating an entire blog to it. As one of the oldest restaurants in Manuel Antonio, it has made a good name for itself … Continue reading PS Just in Case…

Adventures in Food

Hello again, I thought I might take a moment to talk about our food experiences here. Although it can’t really been done well in a moment, I will share a few of our favorite ones. We honestly have not had any food here in the country that was not suitable or extremely delectable. While not decadent or swimming in sauces and gravies as a general rule, the people here know how to cook simple, interesting and healthy meals. The abundant supply of fresh produce helps as well as the presence of good, fresh fish, always available and affordable.  As I … Continue reading Adventures in Food