By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Praça Maua in Centro will soon be the destination for food enthusiasts throughout Rio de Janeiro as the Mercado do Porto Carioca (Porto Carioca Market), a new six thousand square meter gourmet food hall showcasing the best of Rio's culinary scene under one roof, is set to open next November.
Inspired by the famous European food markets, such as the Mercado da Ribeira food hall in Lisbon, Portugal, the ambitious project is the creation of the BestFork Experience restaurant group who invested R$45 million to transform the historic . . .