Tag Archives: specialty shops

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 […]

Looking For Imported Goods?

One thing I realized about a week into my move to Rio was that it was a bit challenging to find any of my ‘normal’ kitchen items/ products that I use all the time in New York such as honey mustard,  jams, peanut butter…you know, the basics.  I had been hunting for these key items […]