Great view, great food!

Posted on July 5, 2017 · Posted in Dining and Wellness, Gaia Hotel and Reserve, Manuel Antonio, News

“It is not what you look at…It is what you see.”

La Luna is definitely very atmospheric. It was voted the best restaurant in Manuel Antonio by Fodors 2015. Visitors to Gaia Hotel and Reserve are spoiled for choice when it comes to a restaurant with a delectable cuisine and stunning view. La Luna boasts a 180 degree panoramic view of the Rainforest and Pacific Ocean.


Psss, this article was just an excuse for us to share our recipe for our delicious Signature Crusted Panko Tuna Dish which is from the making to the bite.


Warning: once you start eating this dish, you’ll get addicted!


Orange Risotto Ingredients

100 grams. Italian rice cooked already. (Risotto)
1 oz white table wine .
1 tablespoon chopped white onion.
3 cloves of crushed garlic.
50 grams cooked vegetables.
1 tablespoon butter
4 oz orange juice.


In a skillet crystallize the onion in the butter , add the garlic, add the rice wine and let reduce for 1 minute, then add the orange juice and the vegetables , mix well and let reduce until it forms a viscous mixture , but not dry. Serve tuna dish molded.

Panko Tuna Ingredients

1gr Black Pepper
1 med egg
1.5 oz Soy Sauce
2 oz Vegetable Oil
100 gr Bread Crumbs
15 oz Honey
150 gr Tuna
¾ tsp Wasabi
½ tsp Coriander


Marinate the tuna in soy and add bread crumbs, egg, honey and ginger. Cook to preference and do a horizontal cut. Cover with mixture of sesame vinaigrette and serve aside sauce made of wasabi, soy sauce and coriander.

Food Quote: “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw