By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of Rio's better-hidden gems, the CADEG market in Benfica presents its very first gastronomic festival this month. From November 18th through the 29th, the 22 participating restaurants and food stalls will serve dishes with the classic Portuguese bacalhau (salted cod) as the main ingredient.

The Centro de Abastecimento do Estado da Guanabara, better known as CADEG, has undergone numerous changes through the decades, with the surrounding neighborhood gradually getting safer. As such, the area is becoming a Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here