Category Archives: Asian

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 […]

Where to eat in Natal

If you are in Natal for just one night you want to go to Camarões Restaurante located on Av. Engenheiro Roberto Freire, named the best restaurant in Natal. Ask anyone and they will tell you you need to try this place! When you walk into the large open 2 floor space you are greeted by a long […]

Where to eat in Guanacaste: Ostra

If you are vacationing in Guanacaste a dinner at Osta Restaurant located at the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo is a must!  The hotel itself is beautiful and has a similar in style to the four seasons with a number of pools and a killer view.  To start make sure you make a reservation for this exotic indoor/ outdoor restaurant […]

Where to stay in Santiago

Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, the W Hotel in Santiago is the place to stay.  W Hotels are known around the world for their fresh design, trendy atmosphere and even in Chile you are able to frequent their popular Whisky Blue bar. The location is super convenient, right in the heart of […]

Sushi in Ilhabela

If you are in Ilhabela and in the mood for sushi there are 2 great sushi places set in beautiful outdoor venues that you must try: 1. Porto Kiosk Sushi (above) is located in the Marina is beautifully situated on a large deck facing the water.  On Saturday and Sunday nights there is a buffet of sushi, sashimi […]

My favorite places in NYC

Whenever I go to New York people ask me what I miss the most, what places I try to go to etc.  To make things easier for folks traveling from Brazil to NY, here are my favorite places / recommendations, keep in mind I try to cram all this into an 8 day trip! CVS […]

Contemporary Thai and Bahian cuisine at Mestico

I love Thai food and I am a fan of Bahian dishes but together? Great combinations brought to you by Mestico, located in Consolacao serving contemporary Thai cuisine with a touch Bahian flavors in the mix.  The restaurant itself is quite interesting, the front area has small tables so you can order some drinks and […]

Best sushi in Jericoacoara: Kaze

There are only two sushi restaurants in Jeri, but if you are craving some raw fish, Kaze Sushi Bar is the place to go! Located on an elegant open air roof terrace that overlooks Jeri; enjoy the fresh breeze, and intimate setting as you look over the extensive and inventive menu.  I’ll be honest, I am […]

Most authentic Chinese food in Brazil

I love Chinese food and for some reason it’s been very hard to find good Chinese food in Brazil.  To be honest the best I have had in Rio so far tasted like the worst delivery I ever had in New York (not a good thing); that was until I discovered Restaurante Primeira Pá at the Chinese […]

Zero Zero Is The Place To Party on Saturday Night

It is finally summer in Brazil, and it is HOT! Seriously, if you think New York in the summer is painfully hot (which I agree can be pretty scorching sometimes), Rio has it beat.  After hanging at the beach all Saturday how should you spend the rest of your afternoon and evening?  Head over to […]