CADEG Festival Celebrates Lent with Fish and Wine

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In celebration of Lent, the CADEG market in Zona Norte (North Zone) will hold the Festival Mesa Santa, a fish and wine culinary festival, from April 4th through the 13th. As is traditional for some during Lent, the period leading from Carnival to Easter, no red meat will be used in the preparation of the meals.

Instead, the nine participating restaurants and emporiums will offer dishes of various types of cod, pasta, risottos, stews and sushi served with specially selected wines. In addition to the meals, the festival will also . . .

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