By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite its expensive reputation, the vegan and vegetarian cuisine has become accessible for all budgets in Rio de Janeiro. From Tijuca, in Zona Norte (North Zone), to Botafogo in Zona Sul (South Zone), Rio offers excellent restaurants for all types of vegans and vegan food enthusiasts.
Located in Tijuca, Zona Norte, Radhe Shyam is a hidden vegan sanctuary run by the Prabhupada Vani Mission, from the Hare Krishna movement. Situated close to the Varnhagen square, the restaurant stands out for its diverse (and very cheap) dishes, including different recipes of rice . . .