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São Paulo, The sushi capital of Latin America
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São Paulo, The sushi capital of Latin America
São Paulo is a sprawling megalopolis that couldn’t be farther away from the clichés often as
Semana Mesa 2012
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Semana Mesa 2012
A reportage from Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Semana Mesa 2012 Read the art
Semana Mesa Conference in Brazil
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Semana Mesa Conference in Brazil
This year, more than 11,000 foodies attended the Semana Mesa conference in Sao Paulo, a celebration of Brazilian food which is becoming one of the hot new cu
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One of the most admired chefs in the world, Alex Atala managed to put his country (Brazil) on the map of world cuisine, attracting the attention of cooks and
A new kind of fine dining kiosks in Rio de Janeiro is making 'beach food' fancier
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A new kind of fine dining kiosks in Rio de Janeiro is making 'beach food' fancier
Chefs, bartenders, and even a luxury hotel group are landing in the local coastline, changing an entire ecosystem of street eating in the Marvelous City.
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'The best ingredients from Latin America are yet to be discovered'
Brazilian chef Manu Buffara, awarded Miele One To Watch for LatAm 50 Best, talks about her work, the women in gastronomy and the rise of local ingredients.
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10 Restaurants That Are Innovating Brazilian Cuisine
The vast South American country is home to a new wave of food innovators reinventing local food scenes. Here are our tips for exploring new Brazilian cuisine.
Make an Acai Bowl With Just 3 Ingredients
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Make an Acai Bowl With Just 3 Ingredients
Acai bowls are perfect for breakfast or anytime you need a little pick-me-up. Learn how to make them with just three ingredients. A must-try recipe!
15+ Dishes from Brazil's New Two-Michelin-Star Restaurants
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15+ Dishes from Brazil's New Two-Michelin-Star Restaurants
Feast your eyes on delicious dishes from those restaurants newly awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide to Brazil 2018.
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Michelin Guide to Brazil 2018 – the Full List
The Michelin Guide to Brazil 2018, focusing on Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, features two new two star restaurants – see the full list.
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Jefferson Rueda's Ode to Pork
Running the most sought-after restaurant in São Paulo right now, chef Rueda wants to be more connected to his city offering good and more affordable food.
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Alex Atala: 'Feeding the World is a Paradox'
The Brazilian superstar chef wants to plant 10 seeds: 10 big ideas that will help determine how we feed the planet in the future.
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FRU.TO: The highlights from Alex Atala's Food Symposium
An overview of the Food Symposium that gathered food experts in São Paulo to discuss sustainability and the best way 'to feed the future'.
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Felipe Bronze: 'I've Never Felt So Free'
Brazilian chef Felipe Bronze talks about newly revived restaurant Oro, One to Watch at Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, and his plans for the future.
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Oro is Latin America’s One to Watch
Oro restaurant in Rio, helmed by chef Felipe Bronze, has been named as the One to Watch ahead of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2017.
16 Dishes from Brazil's Newly Starred Restaurants
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16 Dishes from Brazil's Newly Starred Restaurants
Take a look at 16 mouthwatering dishes from those restaurants awarded stars in the Michelin Guide to Brazil 2017.
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Michelin Guide to Brazil 2017 - the Full List
The new red guide, covering Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, reveals this year's stayers and movers as well as a handful of new starred restaurants.
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Claude Troisgros, a Chef Always Moving Forward
The recipient of LatAm Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 celebrates his 40-year career: his work changed Brazil's gastronomy, without even speaking Portuguese.
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Salvador De Bahia, a City Tasting Tour
Ahead of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2016, let's explore Brazilian cuisine in Salvador de Bahia.
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Massimo Bottura's New Soup Kitchen Opens in Brazil
The latest soup kitchen from Massimo Bottura's Food for Soul foundation has opened in Rio de Janeiro, using surplus food from the Olympic Games.
You Gotta Make These Olympic Donuts
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You Gotta Make These Olympic Donuts
Colorful, tasty and beautiful – these Olympic donuts are the perfect way to cheer on your home team doing the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
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Olympic Meals: Where the Chefs Eat in Rio
With the Olympic Games to begin in Rio de Janeiro, we asked locals chefs to recommend their favourite bars and restaurant to enjoy the city's food and drinks.
Food Quiz: Can You Name These 9 Brazilian Fruits?
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Food Quiz: Can You Name These 9 Brazilian Fruits?
Do you know your pitaya from your noni? Test your knowledge of Brazilian fruits with this fun food quiz.
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Massimo Bottura: Next Stop? Brazil
The Italian chef Massimo Bottura, crowned owner of the best restaurant in the world, wants to help feed the planet: one ‘ugly eggplant’ at a time.
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10 Brazilian Fruits You've Probably Never Tasted
At Fine Dining Lovers we love discovering and sharing unusual things: here is a Brazilian fruit list, featuring 10 of Brazil’s finest and strangest fruits.
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Caipirinha, a Cocktail Worthy of the Olympics
With the 2016 Olympic Games around the corner the focus is on Brazil. In true Olympic spirit we went through a tasting of the national cocktail, caipirinha.
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Gelinaz! Walk With Us Event, São Paulo
Rodrigo Oliveira, Ze Almeida and Alex Atala were just three of the 14 chefs to take part in the extraordinary culinary extravaganza that was Gelinaz! São Paulo.
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Michelin Guide to Brazil 2016 Unveiled
The Michelin Guide to Brazil 2016, which focuses on Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, awards four restaurants their first star, while D.O.M. retains two.
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Giovanna Grossi: "Happy to Be Brazil's First Woman at Bocuse d'Or"
Meet Giovanna Grossi, the first female chef to represent Brazil in the upcoming Bocuse d'Or. Here's our exclusive interview fresh off the Latin American finals.
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Roberta Sudbrack: "Back to the Origins, Back to Street Food"
Waiting for 2015 Latin America 50 Best Restaurants full list we met LatAm Best Female Chef Roberta Sudbrack, reconnecting with roots of her cooking career.
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Latin America's Best Female Chef is Roberta Sudbrack
The Brazilian chef Roberta Sudbrack, who started her career with a hotdog stand, has been picked as the best Female chef in Latin America.
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Alex Atala Reacts to Brazil’s Foie Gras Ban and Calls it ‘Absurd’
After Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paolo, has banned the production and sale of foie gras chefs will have 45 days to adapt to the new ruling.
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Regina Tchelly: A Favela Food Fight
Regina Tchelly is on a mission to revue the waste of food in the favelas of Brazil with classes that teach people to cook with skins, stalks, pips and seeds.
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New Michelin Guide for Brazil is Leaked Online - D.O.M Gets Two Stars
The new Michelin Guide for Brazil, covering Sao Paulo and Rio De Janeiro, has been leaked online with Alex Atala's D.O.M restaurants getting two stars.
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A Taste of Brazilian Cheese
A step inside Brazil's growing cheese movement as more and more producers look to create homegrown cheeses.
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Jayme Santos Junior and David Hertz - Food Can Change
A new video from last year's Mad Symposium. Find out how food is being used as a tool for change inside the prisons of Brazil.
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Rodrigo Oliveira: "Fine Dining Can Be Inclusive"
We catch up with the Brazilian chef Rodrigo Oliveira who stepped away from a career in engineering to work at his fathers small restaurant in São Paulo.
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Dudes Turn Old Car Into A Brazilian BBQ Pit
Instead of junking an old Volkswagen, a group of friends decided to turn the car into a Brazilian barbecue pit. Watch how they did it.
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Alex Atala On Why "Water Is Like Blood"
In the latest episode of 'Through the Lens', a series hosted by iconic surfer Rob Machado, Alex Atala discusses the importance of water in nature and cooking.
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The Skol Ice Pack: The Coolest Way To Carry Beer
Behold the Skol Ice Pack, a portable block of ice designed to hold a six pack of beer. The best part? The beer stays icy cold without freezing.
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Cooking the Classics: Brazilian Churrasco
While waiting for the World Cup final, find out history and tips about a Brazilian delicacy: churrasco, barbecue most popular when served in the rodizio style.
Brazil Nut Macarons by Alex Atala
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Brazil Nut Macarons by Alex Atala
Alex Atala offers up a World Cup inspired recipe for Brazil-nut Macarons - the perfect treat to cook for your World Cup parties.
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World Cup 2014:It's 'Foodball' Time
Vineyards in Argentina, the curse of chocolate spread, demands for fresh fruit and more. Foodball - a collision of food and football.
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Michelin Guide Is Expanding To Latin America
Michelin has announced it is expanding its prestigious guide to Latin America. Brazil will be the first country to have its very own Michelin Guide.
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Rio De Janeiro, A City Tasting Tour
A trip through the bustling streets of Rio De Janiero, official home of the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.
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Jefferson Rueda: "Here is My Italo Caipira Cuisine"
A chat with Jefferson Rueda, chef at Attimo restaurant in São Paulo: from his “italo caipira” cuisine to the rising of South American gastronomic scene.
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An Interview With Helena Rizzo, World's Best Female Chef 2014
Waiting for the World's 50 Best Restaurants list to be revealed, on April 28th at the Guildhall in London, a chat with Helena Rizzo, World's Best Female Chef.
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A City Tasting Tour: Sao Paulo Food Guide
A stroll through the markets, coffee labs, restaurants and amazing views of Sao Paulo in Brazil, a place to enjoy a tasting tour like no other.
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Helena Rizzo: The World's Best Female Chef 2014
The Brazilian chef Helena Rizzo has been picked as the World's Best Female Chef ahead of the announcement of The World's 50 Best Restaurants List for 2014.
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17 Best Restaurants in Brazil
17 of the Best Restaurants in Brazil - rounded up and selected by The Daily Meal. Alex Atala at D.O.M in São Paulo comes out on top.
Alex Atala's Top Vegetable Cooking Tip
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Alex Atala's Top Vegetable Cooking Tip
The Brazilian chef Alex Atala has offered up one of his kitchen shortcuts with tips on how to perfectly cook peas, asparagus and other soft vegetables.
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What It's Like To Work For Alex Atala
So what's it like to work at one of the most famous restaurants in the world? Here's what Giulio Zilo has to say about working for Alex Atala at D.O.M.
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Alex Atala's Google Talk
The Brazilian chef Alex Atala gives a Google Talk about his work with Amazonian ingredients and the expectations of diners in Brazil.
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'El Celler De Can Roca' Pop-Up Opens in Brazil
The Roca Brothers are bringing a taste of the world's best restaurant to Brazil with an exciting 'El Celler de Can Roca' pop-up in Sao Paulo.
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Alex Atala Discusses Amazonian Ingredients
The Brazilian chef Alex Atala discusses the rise of Amazonian ingredients and how they can used to help local producers in his country.
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WATCH: Alex Atala Brings The Amazon To UCLA
Watch Alex Atala present native Amazonian ingredients during his speech at UCLA's Science and Food lecture series.
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Rogerio Fasano: An Italian Family Saga in Brazil
The Brazilian Chef's family history goes back to the beginning of the last century with tales of one of the first Italian restaurants in South America.
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Top 8 Quotes From Alex Atala's Interview With The Guardian
Brazilian chef Alex Atala talked to The Guardian about his passion for the Amazon, Brazilian food and eating ants. Here are the top quotes from his interview.
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Wanderson Medeiros: A Chef on the Edge of Paradise
Meet Brazilian Chef Wanderson Medeiros and the work he does at Picui, his restaurant in one of the most wonderful beaches on earth
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The Cheese Grating Business Card
A look at a range of business cards that also double as cheese graters - created by the ad agency JWT for the Brazilian cheese shop Bon Vivant.
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Alex Atala Awarded For 'Making A Difference'
Superstar Brazilian chef Alex Atala, who ranks fourth on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, has received an award for making a difference in his homeland.
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Gorgeous Vertical Garden Made From Plastic Bottles
A sea of recycled plastic bottles were transformed into an amazing vertical urban garden in Brazil.
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Watch Out for Chef Alex Atala's Rising Star
Brazilian chef Alex Atala has steadily climbed the culinary ladder, watch out for him in 2013, what will he achieve next?
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The Super Shiny Tea Pot
A look at a designer tea pot from Brazil - made from highly polished stainless steel and costing $300
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Edible Burger Wrappers
A Brazilian burger chain has launched a range of edible burger packaging, claiming their burgers taste so good customers can't wait to unwrap them
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Alex Atala To Open Bar in 2013
Brazilian superstar chef Alex Atala will open a bar called Riviera in a historic neighborhood in Sao Paulo next year
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Semana Mesa 2012: Quotes from Brazil
From Brooklyn to Sao Paulo, world cuisine reunited at Semana Mesa, this year's focus was on local produce and the environment in the Americas
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Beautiful Wine Shop Design In Brazil
A look at the beautifully designed Mistral wine store in Sao Paulo Brazil
"Brazilian Food For A New Citizenship" | Interview With Alex Atala
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"Brazilian Food For A New Citizenship" | Interview With Alex Atala
Alex Atala is Brazil's most recognized che
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Chef Alex Atala: "Brazilian Food For A New Citizenship"
An exclusive video interview with the Brazilian chef about the role of food in his country and the ingredients from Amazon he's using in his cuisine
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Brazil | Giant Fish Sculptures Made From Plastic Bottles
Artists in Rio di Janeiro gave new life to thousands of discarded plastic bottles by turning them in giant fish sculptures by the sea
Gluten Free Banana Pasta Anyone?
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Gluten Free Banana Pasta Anyone?
Scientists in Brazil claim to have produced a gluten free pasta after turning green bananas into flour and then pasta
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Juice Cartons Made From Fruit
Food Advertising strikes again with these juice cartons made from fruit, that's fruits forced to grow in the shape of a carton, strange but true
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A unique appetizer by the famous Brazilian chef Alex Atala from D.O.M. restaurant: an oyster recipe served with translucent marinated tapioca balls
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Food and Art at Studio SC by Sergio Coimbra
In the photographic studio created by Sergio Coimbra in Sao Paulo, chefs showcase their work with tasting menus as part of the artistict concept.
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Semana Mesa 2011: Report from the Congress in Brazil | Gallery
This year, more than 11,000 foodies attended the Semana Mesa conference in Sao Paulo, a celebration of Brazilian food. Special guests: the top Italian chefs