• Perfect Day: San José

    6 monthes ago - By Imbibe Magazine

    Franco's open exterior. Photo courtesy of Franco.
    Long famous for its coffee, Costa Rica has become a haven for sustainable gastronomy in recent years, and the country's drinks scene is following suit. In the capital of San José, bartender Liz Furlong has helped spearhead the movement since arriving in Costa Rica six years ago. While working at Hotel Belmar in the Monteverde region, the 30-year-old Canadian ex-pat embraced the fertile surroundings, often foraging for cocktail ingredients, or as she calls it, “jungle bartending.”
    “I started visiting the market and experimenting with...
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