No Reservations: Rio Journal

See Anthony Bourdain's photo picks from his trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Photos

Rocinha in Rio

Rocinha in Rio

Tony walks with Rocinha local, Paulo Amendoim. 960 1280

  

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Tony and local chef/restaurant owner Danni Camillo enjoy fried sardines and seafood soup at Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro. 960 1280

  

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Zach Zamboni films outside of Bar Urca. 960 1280

  

Ipanema Beach

Ipanema Beach

Zach Zamboni and Todd Liebler pull up a chair while filming Tony at Ipanema Beach. 960 1280

  

Ipanema Beach

Ipanema Beach

Tony takes in Ipanema Beach. 960 1280

  

Rocinha, the largest favela

Rocinha, the largest favela

Rocinha, the largest favela (shanty town) in Rio, is home to thousands of impoverished people. 960 1280

  

Children from Rocinha fly kites

Children from Rocinha fly kites

Tony watches as some children from Rocinha fly kites on Paulo Amendoim's rooftop. 960 1280

  

Conditions in the favela of Rocinha

Conditions in the favela of Rocinha

Tony learns that conditions in the favela of Rocinha are improving -- electricity and water have been installed where there had been none, and a constant police presence has helped keep the drug lords out of power. 960 1280

  

CADEG Market

CADEG Market

Tony and his wife, Ottavia, have lunch at the CADEG Market. 960 1280

  

Mirante da Prainha

Mirante da Prainha

Tony with Dolores, a Rio native, at Mirante da Prainha. 960 1280

  

Jiu Jitsu fight

Jiu Jitsu fight

Tony talks with his wife, Ottavia, before her Jiu Jitsu fight. 960 1280

  

Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu

Tony talks with Igor Gracie and Bruno Neves. The Gracie family is responsible for the Instituto Kapacidade, a school that teaches kids from the favela the basics of Jiu Jitsu. 960 1280

  

Dinner of Feijoada

Dinner of Feijoada

Tony sits down to a dinner of Feijoada – a traditional bean stew with beef and pork -- with his wife and Valquiria (right) at the home of Igor Gracie’s mother. 960 1280

  


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