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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 […]

Restaurante Zo Zo

Obviously I have yet to visit Sugarloaf Mountain as you would have read about it by now.  We attempted a few times, but the line has been too insane, and I’m not that patient….Will get there this spring (Brazil is reversed so  NY Fall= Brazil Spring!) don’t worry!  Since we were already over there, we decided to […]

Feijoada & Cassolette Luncheon at Bistro 66

Celebrity chef Claude Troisgros has done it again with his restaurant Bistro 66 located in Jardim Botanico.  Fabulous French / Brazilian fusion food at reasonable prices with great service and a good wine list. The restaurant has a very open and airy feel even though it is tucked away from the busy street.    The portion […]

Famous Feijoada

One of the most traditional Brazilian meals you can have is Feijoada.  Feijoada is a stew of black beans, beef and pork, normally served with rice, chopped fried collard greens (couve mineira), and farofa. This dish is VERY filling! Located in Ipanema, Casa da Feijoada will fix you up some of Brazil’s best feijoada. They […]