Andrew visits Rio de Janeiro to go beyond the sunny beaches, glitzy nightlife and carnival, to find out what the locals really eat in this seaside city. Andrew samples fast food in the favelas, high end ...Go to Episode
Andrew attends this buffet of cow pig parts. The samba school's head cooks feijoada, the national dish, and Andrew gets a samba lesson.
Imperio Serrano Samba School Ave. Edgar Romero 114 Madureira Rio de Janeiro
Favela Fast Food
Leandro Da Silva Simas takes Andrew on a fast food crawl through Rocinha, the largest favela in South America.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Andrew checks out a churasscaria, a Brazilian Steak House that serves various cuts of meat.
Porcao Avenida das Américas, Nº 500, bloco 5, loja 101, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Fishing Near Coast of Copacabana Beach
Andrew, Maria, and two local fishermen head out on the water to haul in the catch and take it to Manuel, who turns their finds into a meal.
Off the coast of Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro
Sao Cristavao Market
Andrew meets up with food writer Paulo Mussoi for a tour through this market.
Feira de Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro
Andrew and Paulo go to this bar known for its tasty cuisine, including feijoada cookies, galina ao molho pardo, white bean cookie with oxtail and more.
Rua Barão de Iguatemi, 379 ¿ Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, RJ