Feeling Fruity in Panama

Panama Fruity Drink

I'm a little farther north than usual and the colder temps have me missing  my tropical oasis.  Next to .65 cent beers nothing is more Panamanian then fruity drinks.  So in honor of my missing the beach, sun and rum here's a shot of some of my favorites.  A Coco Colada,  a Tequila Sunrise and a batido!...DELISH! ~Lauren   … [Read more...]

Restaurante Chitre, Bocas del Toro, Panama

Restaurante Chitre, Bocas del Toro, Panama

After a week in Bocas del Toro of eating rich, foreign foods brought to the area by the huge ex-pat community that calls Bocas home I was craving some good old fashioned Panamanian fonda.  Chicken, rice, beans...the usual. Located on the main street on Isla Colon, Restaurante Chitre is popular among locals and tourists for just that. … [Read more...]

Paki Point, Bocas del Toro, Panama

Paki Point, Bocas del Toro, Panama

Tuna Tartare.  TUNA TARTARE.  Seriously.  The greatest tuna tartare I've ever had in my life was at Paki Point. Paki Point Art, Surf, Food is a restaurant, bar, surf joint and artist hangout located in front of Tiger Tail, a surf break in Playa Paunch. This place has amazing food, a killer view and is a trip to walk around and just … [Read more...]

Bruschetta Restaurant in El Valle.


Adjacent to the Anton Valley Hotel on the main street in El Valle, Bruschetta's serves a variety of foods.  From traditional Panamanian to fresh seafood and Italian.  The salads leave a vegetable loving girl wanting a little more but order the Greek with chicken and the piles of feta cheese, black olives, super ripe tomatoes and zesty … [Read more...]

Mon Petit Cafe, El Valle Panama


Mon Petit is a darling cafe on the right side of the road just as you enter El Valle.  Owned by a kind Frenchman named Sebastian who now calls El Valle his home.  Mon Petit has a great menu of quiche, tarts, salads, crepes and breads.  I had worked up an appetite meandering around El Nispero Zoo all morning so I ordered the Classico … [Read more...]