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Food & Drink

Easy Açaí Recipes From Alexandra Jackson’s Kitchen

After reading Alexandra Jackson’s stories on why Açaí Is Brazil’s Superfruit, its only natural that you’d want to try it for yourself.  So our...

5 Can’t Miss Ways To Celebrate National Cachaça Day

Brazil’s National Cachaça Day is here. Perfect timing, because with temperatures starting to dip towards autumn, there’s nothing quite like a sweet cocktail from...

Fogo de Chão’s Market Table Sets New Summer Tastes

Internationally-renowned steakhouse Fogo de Chão is inviting guests to experience its newest seasonal offerings created just for summer. Standout items at the Market Table, which is available...

The Single Best Thing You Can Do With A Can Of Beans This Weekend

So we've reclaimed the Brazilian sun for our share of summertime heat. That means the social calendar will fill up quickly, and it’s all...

Telling Feijoada’s Story

No doubt about it, Feijoada makes for a delicious, flavorful meal. Its combination with the traditional sides makes it a delight for the eyes,...

Is Starbucks Really The Best Place To Get A Cup Of Joe In Brazil?

In the universe of absurd ideas, this one takes the cake. Except we’re not talking cake here. We’re talking Starbucks, the most American of coffee...

Alex Atala Loves Brazilian Food

It’s bad enough that so few people outside Brazil know much about the country’s cuisine. But Alex Atala finds it particularly galling that even...

You Can Do This: Garota da Urca Bar

The Garota da Urca Bar (Av. Joao Luiz Alves 56) is one of the few remaining locations of the original Garota de Ipanema (Girl...

You Can Do This: The Perfect Caipirinha

Most countries have one or two signature beverages that are world famous: Irish whiskey, German beer, Italian reds.  Brazil has its own entry in...