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Classic Brazilian cuisine at Alvaro’s

Want to dine at a traditional Brazilian restaurant? Alvaro’s, which opened in 1963 is as ‘traditional Brazilian’ as it gets. On a typical day you can find this cozy restaurant filled with older regulars, families, businessmen and on occasion, politicians. It is one of the most frequented restaurants in Leblon and for good reason.  They […]

Sao Paulo’s Italian Experience: Buttina

 After walking around and exploring Pinheiros for hours we were starving and stumbled upon this vintage house turned restaurant Buttina.  The restaurant has a ‘cute’ welcoming feel from the outside, but you need to enter to really experience this treasure.  The entrance will make you feel like you are in a hole in the wall restaurant […]