Tag Archives: dessert

Fancy desserts in Vila Madalena

I discovered the most charming pastry shop in Sao Paulo, Le Jardin Secret located in a small house in Vila Madalena; which actually feels more like a little bakery in Provence France once you step inside! Inspired by their trip to France and the discovery of ‘candied flowers’ the ownders created a sanctuary of sophistication and […]

The Most Innovative Tasting Menu In Rio: ORO

Do you have a special occation coming up or are you looking for a culinary experience that will absolutly blow your mind? Head over to Oro in Jardim Botanico to experience a tasting menu like you have never experienced before FYI It is pretty pricey so be prepared.  You can choose between a 5, 7, […]

Where To Stay In Buenos Aires

Looking to get out of Brazil for a weekend? Buenos Aires, Argentina is only a 3 hour flight and believe me it is worth the trip! Note: When you enter Buenos Aires as a foreigner for the first time you must pay $140 entrance tax.  You pay this every 10 years.  If you enjoy being […]

Stay In Or Dine Out At Pizza al Taglio

On Carlos Gois in Leblon, tucked away down a little alley way is Pizza al Taglio, a tiny  place (more like a small window) with a couple of tent covered tables outside.  This is the only place in Rio that you will find Neapolitan style square pizza’s! Owner Migan Leandro, studied a fermentation process which […]

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream

Is there anything better than a cold ice cream on a hot day? The answer: NO! Personally, I LOVE ice cream/fro-yo/ gelato and I eat it every day. Thankfully, Brazil feels the same way about ice cream and offers lots of different kinds (see Sorvete Italia)! On almost every block in Leblon or Ipanema you […]