By Julia Averbuck, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – If someone walks by Rua Aníbal de Mendonça on a Saturday afternoon, as they leave from Posto 10 on Ipanema beach, they might notice a long line of people outside a charming two-story white house. The 1927 building, elected a heritage site by the municipal government, is home to restaurant Balada Mix and was falling apart when businessmen Arnaldo Teixeira and Rodolfo Lowndes chose it as the location for their restaurant.

Asked about how he found such a charming location, Teixeira says that it was a strike of . . .

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