July is the season for trees to be covered with the mamón chino fruit, a ready to eat fruit with an attitude! Roadside stands selling them for a few colones a bag are starting to crop up. You will also find them in at local farmer’s markets. If you see a tree covered in parakeets it is likely that they are feasting on the new crop of mamón chinos. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy this Costa Rican favorite!