Rio Hosts First ‘Podrão’ Junk Food Market this Weekend

Mocking the gourmet culinary trend, the "Feira Nacional de Podrão" promotes the best of Rio's "real" street food in Tijuca, with prices from R$3 to R$30.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend, March 17th and 18th, voracious eaters can indulge in some of the best Carioca street food with Rio's first junk food market. Taking place in Tijuca, the "Feira Nacional de Podrão" will gather ten different food stalls from diverse neighborhoods, art exhibitors and a DJ.

According to the organizers, the market aims to promote the authentic food from Rio's streets (the so called "podrão" food), proving that the Carioca junk food culture resists with simplicity, generosity, quality and fair price.

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