// add this before event code to all pages where PII data postback is expected and appropriate ttq.identify({ "email": "", // string. The email of the customer if available. It must be hashed with SHA-256 on the client side. "phone_number": "", // string. The phone number of the customer if available. It must be hashed with SHA-256 on the client side. "external_id": "" // string. Any unique identifier, such as loyalty membership IDs, user IDs, and external cookie IDs.It must be hashed with SHA-256 on the client side. }); ttq.track('ViewContent', { "contents": [ { "content_id": "", // string. ID of the product. Example: "1077218". "content_type": "", // string. Either product or product_group. "content_name": "" // string. The name of the page or product. Example: "shirt". } ], "value": "", // number. Value of the order or items sold. Example: 100. "currency": "" // string. The 4217 currency code. Example: "USD". }); ttq.track('AddToWishlist', { "contents": [ { "content_id": "", // string. ID of the product. Example: "1077218". "content_type": "", // string. Either product or product_group. "content_name": "" // string. The name of the page or product. Example: "shirt". } ], "value": "", // number. Value of the order or items sold. Example: 100. "currency": "" // string. The 4217 currency code. Example: "USD". }); ttq.track('Search', { "contents": [ { "content_id": "", // string. ID of the product. Example: "1077218". "content_type": "", // string. Either product or product_group. "content_name": "" // string. The name of the page or product. Example: "shirt". } ], "value": "", // number. Value of the order or items sold. Example: 100. "currency": "", // string. The 4217 currency code. Example: "USD". "query": "" // string. The word or phrase used to search. Example: "SAVE10COUPON". }); ttq.track('AddPaymentInfo', { "contents": [ { "content_id": "", // string. ID of the product. Example: "1077218". "content_type": "", // string. Either product or product_group. "content_name": "" // string. The name of the page or product. Example: "shirt". } ], "value": "", // number. Value of the order or items sold. Example: 100. "currency": "" // string. The 4217 currency code. Example: "USD". }); ttq.track('AddToCart', { "contents": [ { "content_id": "", // string. ID of the product. Example: "1077218". "content_type": "", // string. Either product or product_group. "content_name": "" // string. The name of the page or product. Example: "shirt". } ], "value": "", // number. Value of the order or items sold. Example: 100. "currency": "" // string. The 4217 currency code. Example: "USD". }); ttq.track('InitiateCheckout', { "contents": [ { "content_id": "", // string. ID of the product. Example: "1077218". "content_type": "", // string. Either product or product_group. "content_name": "" // string. The name of the page or product. Example: "shirt". } ], "value": "", // number. Value of the order or items sold. Example: 100. "currency": "" // string. The 4217 currency code. Example: "USD". }); ttq.track('PlaceAnOrder', { "contents": [ { "content_id": "", // string. ID of the product. Example: "1077218". "content_type": "", // string. Either product or product_group. "content_name": "" // string. The name of the page or product. Example: "shirt". } ], "value": "", // number. Value of the order or items sold. Example: 100. "currency": "" // string. The 4217 currency code. Example: "USD". }); ttq.track('CompleteRegistration', { "contents": [ { "content_id": "", // string. ID of the product. Example: "1077218". "content_type": "", // string. Either product or product_group. "content_name": "" // string. The name of the page or product. Example: "shirt". } ], "value": "", // number. Value of the order or items sold. Example: 100. "currency": "" // string. The 4217 currency code. Example: "USD". }); ttq.track('CompletePayment', { "contents": [ { "content_id": "", // string. ID of the product. Example: "1077218". "content_type": "", // string. Either product or product_group. "content_name": "" // string. The name of the page or product. Example: "shirt". } ], "value": "", // number. Value of the order or items sold. Example: 100. "currency": "" // string. The 4217 currency code. Example: "USD". });
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  • Writer's pictureWouter van Straten

Where To Eat In Leon?

Forget boring travel food! 

León is a backpacker's paradise, and that extends to its culinary scene. This vibrant city explodes with flavor, offering everything from fiery local specialties to international comfort food. Ditch the guidebooks and join me on a mouthwatering adventure through León's hidden gems and must-try spots!


Fuel Up for Adventure:

  • Mañana Mañana Cafe: Craving something familiar? This hipster haven serves up delicious coffee, smoothies, and Western-style breakfasts, the best burgers in the city, perfect pasta's and much more! Perfect for those days when your inner gringo needs a hug.

  • El Desayunazo: Start your day like a Nicaraguan champion with a massive "desayuno típico" at El Desayunazo. Gallo pinto (mixed rice and beans), fried plantains, fluffy eggs, and fresh tortillas will put enough pep in your step to conquer any volcano.


Go Local:

  • Comedor Poneloya: Dive into the heart of Nicaraguan cuisine at this hidden gem at the beach. Their fresh seafood dishes, straight from the Pacific, are legendary, and the prices are backpacker-friendly.

  • Asados El Pelibuey: Get your meat fix at this traditional "asador." Tender, marinated cuts of chicken, beef, and pork sizzle on the grill, served with sides like plantains and yucca. Don't forget the "tajadas," addictive fried green bananas!

  • Fritanga Doña Tania: Don't miss this street food legend! Doña Tania's "fritanga" is a symphony of fried goodness: chicharrones (fried pork), chorizo, yuca, plantains, and veggies, all smothered in her secret salsa. Prepare for flavor overload!

Beyond the Basics:

  • El Sesteo: Escape the midday heat with a craft beer and a delicious burger at El Sesteo. Their juicy patties and creative toppings are a welcome change from traditional fare.

  • El Bodegon: Craving Cuban vibes? El Bodegon serves up mouthwatering ropa vieja, mojitos, and other Caribbean classics. The lively atmosphere is perfect for a night out with fellow travelers.

  • SUA: Real nice mediterranean food available in Nicaragua. Great pizza's, pasta's or burgers for you to enjoy.



Sweet Endings:

  • Kiss Me: offers a sweet escape. Made with fresh, local ingredients, their scoops burst with Nicaraguan flavors like mango, tamarind, and even lavender. Cool down, refuel, and pucker up for bliss – your taste buds will thank you!

  • Forget scoops, crave rolls! Dulcemente's ice cream artisans transform your flavor dreams into thin, delicious ribbons. From tropical twists to classic comfort, it's a frozen fiesta for your taste buds.

Remember:

  • Embrace the street food: Don't be afraid to try the local street vendors! They often serve the most authentic and delicious food.

  • Go local: Many hidden gems are tucked away on side streets, so wander off the beaten path and explore.

  • Bargain (respectfully): Haggling is common at markets and street vendors. Do it with a smile and a sense of fun.

  • Bring cash: Not all restaurants accept cards, so come prepared with Nicaraguan córdobas.



Now that your stomach is rumbling, what are you waiting for? León awaits with its vibrant flavors and culinary adventures. So grab your backpack, lace up your boots, and get ready to devour your way through this incredible city!


And that's just the tip of the delicious iceberg! León has something for every taste bud and budget. Share your favorite León eats in the comments below!


P.S. Remember, I'm here to help with all your backpacking adventure needs. What other Nicaraguan adventures would you like to explore next?

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