A Culinary Guide to Street Food Vendors in Rio de Janeiro

With Rio’s street vendors selling everything from sunglasses to flip-flops to selfie-sticks; here is a quick guide to the best street food that can be found on the streets of the Cidade Maravilhosa.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It’s hard to go for a walk anywhere in Rio without seeing at least one street food vendor. And as many tourists will know, if you're strolling along Copacabana beach, there seems to be one every couple of steps. So here is a handy culinary guide to the best street food that Rio’s vendors have to offer.

‘Pipoca’ (Popcorn)
Possibly the most surprising street food in Rio is pipoca. While nearly everyone who has attended the cinema can vouch for popcorn’s moreish qualities, the type . . .

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