by Maira Amorim, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - This month the first ever Rio de Janeiro Restaurant Week takes place between May 11th - 24th, with a total of 60 restaurants involved. The concept of 'Restaurant Week' was born in New York 16 years ago, designed to tie in with the city's famous Fashion Week. With restaurants offering a top quality menu for a lower price, the goal was to increase customers during a low season, when traditionally the restaurant business was at its quietest. The event was a huge success and it didn’t take long before other cities . . .