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Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide
Photographer Brian Lundy takes in the stunning view of Copacabana from an illegal dump on a mountain in Rio de Janeiro.
Various meats sizzle on the grill at the amazing Porcao, one of Rio's most famous churrascarias.
"The food scene in Rio's botequims, or bars, is truly incredible." ' Andrew Zimmern
After a morning of fishing, Manual, a fisherman, shows off our catch back on shore.
"I'm dining with new friends in Aconchega Carioca, one of Rio's best botequims." ' Andrew Zimmern
"The setting is spectacular. The living conditions are a staggering challenge in Rocinha, Rio's largest slum." ' Andrew Zimmern
'Black beans are a staple and about 180 pounds of them are needed for a stew (feijoada) to feed the crowds at a samba party.' ' Andrew Zimmern
This popular open-air market has dried meat for sale. It caters to immigrants from the Brazil's Northeastern region.
The markets of Rio de Janeiro are full of all sorts of exotic ingredients, including manioc and coconuts.
'This delicious dish combines flavors from the Amazon Basin with high-end culinary skill. It makes a trip to Oro Restaurant an amazing food experience.' - Andrew Zimmern
"We're filming in the grilling room at Porcao, Brazil's most famous churrascaria." ' Andrew Zimmern
"A lot of the food in the slums of Rio are hearty, fresh and a super bargain." ' Andrew Zimmern
"Better than popcorn, dried shrimp is a staple ingredient for Northeastern Brazilian cooks." ' Andrew Zimmern
Brazilian feijoada is a hearty stew made of all parts of the pig and cow.
"The bateria, or drumming team, is the centerpiece of every samba school." ' Andrew Zimmern
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