Category Archives: Sao Paulo

Secrete Japanese restaurant in Pinheiros

Looking for a cool date spot with seriously amazing food? You must try Minato Izakaya, an incredible hidden gem tucked away in Pinheiros.    This unique Japanese restaurant  is a serious dining experience.  No reservations aloud, seats only twenty people and no saving seats for your friends running late; so try to go on the earlier side otherwise […]

Traveling to Sao Paulo for business? Recommended meeting spots

If you intend to conduct business in Brazil, there’s a good chance you’ll be going to São Paulo as it is by far Brazil’s most import business center in Brazil.  Almost every major industry in Brazil is based there (as well as most of the minor ones, too), and 15% of Brazil’s gross national product is […]

Karaoke + Sushi night in Sao Paulo

In New York when you decide or rather someone yells ‘let’s do karaoke’ there is a good chance you end up at SingSing in the East Village or Japas 38.  The benefit of SingSing is that you can get a private room with your friends (so you don’t embarrass yourself in front of of the […]

Fun House SP

Set in an actual house, Funhouse is a unique mix of house party, bar, and mini-club.  the decoration is inspired by Coney Island in New York.  Personally, I think this is super random, I’ve been to Coney Island and besides the russian baths it’s not a place I would normally hang out at, plus Funhouse looks like […]

Brunch in Moema

Staying in Sao Paulo over the weekend? Feeling an intense chocolate craving coming on?  Head over to Pain et Chocolat for their famous brunch buffet.  Offering over 100 items including: delicious breads, mini muffins, fruits, pancakes, waffles, pastries, eggs, sausage, potato rosti, cookies and much more, Pain et Chocolat will have whatever you desire.  Brunch […]

Every specialty food item you can imagine at Mercado Municipal

Many cities in Europe and South America have a ‘Mercadão of some sort, i.e. a large specialty market offering the freshest and largest varieties of fruits, spices, meats/fish/poultry, nuts and more.  Located in São Paulo’s Centro neighborhood in a beautiful industrial style building is Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.   Besides aisles and aisles of specialty vendors there are […]

First look: Tempranillo Vinho & Cozinha

Brought to you by the culinary and alcoholic visionaries of Barteco is Sao Paulo’s hottest new wine bar Tempranillo.   Located in the swanky  Vila Nova Conceicao it is under the command of Jaci Soares (Taberna 474) and Carlos Martignago (Serafina) so you know this will become your new ‘go to’ spot.  Designed by architect Silvana Brandão , the decor is […]

Best Bread in Sao Paulo: Mr Baker

I don’t say this about many restaurants but Sao Paulo’s Mr Baker is hands down one of the best all around restaurants in the city.  Located in Itaim, this bakery is always packed and there aren’t many places to sit so either plan on getting it to go or be prepared to wait for a […]

Escape the city in Parque Burle Marx

While I love walking around and taking Teddy to Parque Ibirapuera, however it is WAY too crowded on Sundays!  Since it was a beautiful day we decided it was time to check out one of the other famous parks in Sao Paulo and we ended up driving to Parque Burle Marx.Entering the park you immediately feel like you have […]

Live music and late night pizza in Pinheiros

There are tons of restaurants lining Rua dos Pinheiros in Sao Paulo, but if you are in the mood for pizza, I recommend Fração da Pizza.  Located in a cute house, this multi space pizzeria is serving up some of the best thin crust pizza in Sao Paulo.  The house is divided into 3 spaces: […]