“Boteco” Food Festival

By Maíra Amorim, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - "Boteco" is a word hard to translate. It comes from "botequim", which is a special type of bar that you can find all over Brazil: it is cheap, kind of dirty and with food that no one would consider "fine and fancy". But the truth is that every Carioca has a favorite "botequim" and really enjoys eating simple and popular appetizers.

Now everyone in Rio will have a chance to participate on the election of the best "botequim" of the city. This Friday, May 29th, starts the second edition of the . . .

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