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Dish Spotlight: Gallo Pinto in Costa Rica

August 4, 2015

   Dish Spotlight: Gallo Pinto in Costa Rica

It doesn’t get much more tipico than this deceptively basic rice-and-beans breakfast, reports contributor (and Costa Rica resident) Chelsey Perron.

Typical breakfast with gallo pinto, from a soda in Costa Rica
A typical breakfast plate with gallo pinto, from a roadside soda.

Costa Ricans—Ticos, as they’re called here—wake up to a different…