Tag Archives: sao paulo

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 […]

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 […]

Gourmet burgers & tartares: Astolpho

There is a new restaurant in Itaim with a unique combination you have to try.  Astolpho Gourmet Burger & Tartares located on the corner of  Amazonias and Rua Iaia looks like a cozy café you might see in France.  With a black and white tiled floor, famous people’s caricatures and old fashion clocks lining the walls […]

Graffiti: Villa Olympe

House party at Casa 92

Amazing nightlife…something New York and São Paulo have in common! Like New York, whatever you are in the mood to do for the evening you can make it happen in São Paulo. From bars and clubs to concerts and street parties, to karaoke and after hours, Paulistas know how to party.  On Saturday for my friends birthday I […]

Graffiti Itaim

Experience the Sao Paulo Zoo

Random fun fact about me: When I was growing up, my dad was the commissioner of Roger Williams Park Zoo in RI and was fortunate to have the opportunity to work and volunteer there over the years (I have always loved animals so it was a ton of fun).  I have always loved going to […]

Graffiti: Pinheiros

   

Le Pain Quotidien in São Paulo

When I lived in New York there were a few places I would rotate between for my morning coffee and muffin including Starbucks, the deli on my corner and  Le Pain Quotidien.  Thankfully Starbucks has had a presence in Rio and Sao Paulo for some time, but every now and then I miss my old ‘rotation’. […]

24 hours of uninterrupted cultural events: Virada cultural

This past weekend Sao Paulo held the 9th edition of Virada Cultural, an annual cultural festival that goes on for 24 uninterrupted hours of free programing featuring 900 attractions on 25 different stages around the city. Most events occur in Centro but there are also events at museums and cultural centers around the city.  About 3 million […]