By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Celebrating the unique and creative sides of cuisine in Rio de Janeiro, the Taste in Rio festival will take place in Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas from Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11th.
Inspired by the popular Taste Festivals, which are held in cities throughout Europe, the United States, and in Oceania, the Taste in Rio festival will showcase the best of Brazilian cuisine including dishes and innovative offerings from Rio de Janeiro restaurants, bars, and food trucks.
Guests will include chefs from across Brazil and there will be a Mini Taste in Rio for children.
In addition to cuisine, organizers promise cultural and educational programming including live concerts, workshops, and lectures.
Entry to the festival is free.
For additional information about the Taste of Rio event, see the Taste in Rio Facebook event page.
What: Taste in Rio
When: September 9th – September 11th
Where: Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas