Sunday, October 6, 2013

DEMOCRATS ABROAD Costa Rica DINNER at Tin Jo Restaurant - October 12, 2013


DEMOCRATS ABROAD COSTA RICA (aka DACR) is hosting the
ARM—Americas Region Meeting
at Hotel Bougainvillea in Santo Domingo de Heredia next week.

They will also be hosting a dinner at Tin Jo Restaurant and would like for as many of their local members to come as possible.    Click "READ MORE" for the details

WHEN:
Saturday - October 12, 2013 - 7pm


WHERE:
Tin Jo Restaurant
TinJo.com/new/?lang=en  •  facebook.com/TinJoRestaurant
Bamboo Room
(next door - to the left of the main entrance)  

San Jose-Downtown  -  Calle 11 between Avenidas 6 and 8
(Calle 11 is 1 block east of the new ChinaTown gate on Avenida 2nd/Segundo so maybe go check that out while you're there!!)
  DIRECTIONS and parking instructions at the bottom of the page:   


MENU
DRINK:
Choose from one of these Exotic Tin Jo Designer Ice Teas:

•  Ginger and Lemongrass

•  Tamarind and Mint
•  Jasmine and Passion Fruit - OR
•  Basil Lemonade




APPETIZERS: 
Both appetizers will be served together on one plate for each person:

•  Thai Yam Woon Sen Salad - Transparent mung bean noodles with Wood ears, herbs and peanuts in a zesty sweet and sour dressing
•  Samosas - Indian vegetarian turnovers with tamarind chutney


MAIN DISHES: 
These will be served Family-Style to share among the guests at the table.  This makes it very communal and convivial and allows the guests to sample different dishes. 
•  Thai Fish Curry in coconut milk
•  Kung Pao Chicken served in a taro root nest with cashew nuts
•  Sautéed Bok Choy with hearts of palm (very Tico) and shiitake mushrooms


Jasmine Rice


DESSERT:
Passion Fruit Tart

PRICE:
$30
INCLUDES the 13% tax and 10% tip. 
Alcoholic beverages are not included in this quote but are available and can be put on individual tabs.


RESERVATIONS:
Mandatory - BY Thursday - October 10, 2013
If you commit and are a no-show - you are obligated to honor the payment for it.

Please reserve by responding Emailing - CR.DemocratsAbroad@yahoo.com
with the following Information:
Name(s) of people attending
Number of people attending


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TIN JO Restaurant

TIN JO  
(2-221-7605 / 2-257-3622 /  http://TinJo.com/new/?lang=en [English] / hola@TinJo.com

Tin Jo is THE HOT place to go for ASIAN food in Costa Rica!!!  They're DEFINITELY the nicest Asian restaurant with the nicest decor and #1 - they're one of the MOST CONSCIOUS restaurants/businesses around!! 
#2 - They do NOT use MSG AT ALL!!!!  

They have a HUGE VERY DIVERSE menu of ASIAN FOODS!
Their prices seem to be at the higher end but they INCLUDE the 13% tax and 10% service up front (no surprises). 

HOURS:  Daily 11:30am-3pm and 5:30-10pm.  

LOCATION:  San Jose-Downtown - Calle 11 and Ave. 6 and 8.

Tin Jo is home to THE HOTTEST CHINESE NEW YEARS PARTY in Costa Rica!!!

CONSCIOUS BUSINESS PRACTICES:  Tin Jo is ACTIVELY seeking new ways to be more and more Environmentally Conscious!!  They do not use straws, they use re-usable containers for take-out, 10% discount off if you bring your own reusable containers and bags for take-out - even 10% off if you arrive by bike!!  They collect rainwater in tanks for their plants and to flush the toilets in the new Bamboo Room. And excess oil from the kitchen is used as fuel after purification.

OWNERS:  Maria Hon and Robert (give Maria a HUG from Vicki).  Maria is such an AWESOME breath of fresh air type of energy!!!!  ALWAYS SOOOO POSITIVE!!!


DIRECTIONS
150 meters Behind Iglesia La Soledad (in front of the Teatro Lucho Barahona - Casa del Tornillo), 100 West, 125 North)150 meters Detras de la Iglesia La Soledad - Al frente del Teatro Lucho Barahona (de la Casa del Tornillo, 100 meters Oeste and 125 meters Norte)
COMING FROM THE WEST SIDE:  Go straight up Avenida 10 until you pass Feraguilar (ceramic tile place) on your left. Turn left at the next corner (Calle 11), and Tin Jo is a block and a half up on the LEFT side.  

PARKING DIRECTIONS:
On-street parking is not permitted during the day, there are several parking lots in the immediate vicinity. The parking garage Parqueo Musical on Avenida 6 gives FREE PARKING to guests that have dined at Tin Jo so make sure to bring your Parking Ticket and give it to the Host up front to give it a Validation Stamp (note that especially if there's a large group meeting/gathering - this garage WILL fill up FAST!!!). There is also a parking lot on Calle 11 - 50 meters past/North of the restaurant (on your left). 


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SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR MOTHER EARTH
RIDE SHARE!!
If you wish to attend but cannot drive into town on Mondays, please let me know, and if you can drive into town and are willing to give rides, please let Nelleke know - cr.DemocratsAbroad@yahoo.com.  Please indicate the town where you live.


Anyone DRIVING • NEED a ride from ESCAZU
Please e- me at LivingLifeInCostaRica@gmail.com or call 8-378-6679
THANX!   Vicki Skinner



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