Rio de Janeiro

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 ...

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Feijoada Party

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

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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

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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

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Beach Food

Andrew gets a surfing lesson and samples Rio's popular beach foods with local Maria Renata Kalache De Pavia. They sample squid empada, puffy biscuits, mate and more.

Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro

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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

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Sao Cristavao Market

Andrew meets up with food writer Paulo Mussoi for a tour through this market.

Feira de Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro

Aconchego Carioca

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

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Amazon Jungle Food

Andrew comes to Oro Restaurant where Chef Felipe Bronze uses foods found in the jungle to create avant-garde cuisine.

Oro Restaurant Rau Frei Leandro, 20 Jd. Botanico, Rio de Janeiro, RJ


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