Despite the easy going vibe there seems to be a lot happening at Simon Says, a no-frills spot in the heart of downtown San Juan del Sur. In one corner patrons are playing card games, in another avocados are tossed with tomatoes and olives, books are being exchanged and smoothies are being blended behind the counter.
“Just a couple of years ago it was hard to eat healthily in San Juan del Sur” said my lunch companion as she contemplated the menu. But today we’re sitting in what could almost be described as a US style juice and salad bar. Almost, because the Argentinian owners have given the place a super casual, cheerful feel that fits well with what San Juan del Sur is all about. If you’re wearing more than flip flops here, you’re overdressed. [Read more…]