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Mamón Chino (Costa Rican Rambutan)

One of the great things about travel is finding things you have never seen before, much less tasted. To be fair, we had a wonderful guide in Costa Rica by way of ex-pat Andrea Fellman and she basically ran off the road when she saw a Mamón Chino stand. I did some googling and this red spiky tropical fruit goes by many names, officially "Rambutan" and sometimes called "mamoncillo," which is technically a cousin. In Costa Rica, Panama and elsewhere in Central America, it goes by "Mamón Chino" because it is an Asian fruit and that phrase literally means "Chinese sucker."

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