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Eat and Drink Like a Local in Rio

Eat and Drink Like a Local in Rio March 28, 2012 | Food, Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Locals flock to Nega Teresa's acaraje stall While nobody should come to Rio de Janeiro without making the tourist pilgrimages to see the Christ Statue, Sugar Loaf mountain and the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana, there are times when visitors want to get off the tourist trail and experience the...

A Vegetarian’s Survival Guide to Rio

March 14, 2012 | Food, What's New | Read More
Rio de Janeiro is a city that collectively loves to eat meat, with the churrasco (barbeque) the focal point of any party, and the city’s churrascarias (all you can eat meat grills) famous among enthusiastic carnivores the world over. But while vegetarianism is still something if a novel concept...

Tropical Fruit Feasts in Rio

Tropical Fruit Feasts in Rio February 9, 2012 | Food, Kid Friendly, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Brazilian fruits such as guava are delicious when made into a vitamina with milk - or even a batida with vodka or cachaca Meat eaters in Rio de Janeiro are spoiled for choice thanks to the plethora of churrascarias (all-you-can-eat meat grills) to be found across the city, but that’s not to say...

Rio’s Best Bar Food

Rio’s Best Bar Food January 27, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Bar do Mineiro is famous for its bar snacks Many visitors to Rio comment on the fact that, while the locals seem to drink beer as though it were water and caipirinha cocktails as though they were soft drinks, they rarely seem to get staggeringly drunk. Part of this is down to dedicated practice, no doubt,...

Up for the Craic – Irish Pubs in Rio

Up for the Craic – Irish Pubs in Rio January 15, 2012 | Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Shenanigans Head to any city, anywhere in the world, and chances are that you will find an Irish pub there. Rio de Janeiro is no exception, and the party-hard Irish spirit fits in perfectly with Rio’s own love of the good times. In fact, given the size of the city and the number...

Hotel Restaurants, Rio Style

Hotel Restaurants, Rio Style January 8, 2012 | Five Star, Food, Hotels, Romantic, Travel Tips | Read More
Photo: Cipiriani, courtesy of www.pololido.com.br Hotel restaurants worldwide have something of a reputation for serving overpriced, uninspired fare, but that is about as far as it is possible to get from Rio’s hotel restaurant scene. Many of Rio’s very best restaurants can be found within...

Top Five Romantic Restaurants in Rio

Top Five Romantic Restaurants in Rio December 17, 2011 | Five Star, Food, Romantic, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Restaurante Aprazivel, in Santa Teresa, courtesy of http://www.apartmentinrio.net Balmy evenings, beautiful views, and an abundance of fresh tropical delicacies…all these factors combine to make dining out in Rio a memorable experience as long as you pick the right restaurants and avoid the tourist...

Best Cheap Eats in Rio de Janeiro

Best Cheap Eats in Rio de Janeiro November 12, 2011 | Food, Kid Friendly, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Comida a Kilo restaurant, photo courtesy of Finnish Eys/Flickr/CreativeCommons Budget visitors to Rio de Janeiro often find cash flow-based panic setting in once they clock the steep prices of restaurants in Rio de Janeiro. Those at the top end of the scale would be enough to blow the healthiest of travel...

Best Rio de Janeiro Neighborhoods for the Foodie

November 10, 2011 | Food, Romantic, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Foodie visitors to Rio, prepare for some major gluttony. The city offers no end of opportunity for gourmands to try new and delicious foods – thanks in no small part to the abundance of fresh local ingredients. Just wandering around a Rio de Janeiro fruit and vegetable market is a sensory explosion,...

Best Breakfasts in Rio

Best Breakfasts in Rio October 26, 2011 | Food, Kid Friendly, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
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