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Tag: Feijoada

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,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Anyone who’s been to Brazil is bound to have at least heard of feijoada. Hearty and rich, feijoada is an acquired taste and a surprising favorite for tropical Rio, and...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend Cariocas and other locals will gather on Rio's streets to pay tribute to Saint George (São Jorge, in Portuguese), one of the city's favorite saints in the lead-up...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Sunday, October 8th, the Feira das Yabás returns to the Paulo da Portela Square, in Oswaldo Cruz, Zona Norte. One of the most authentic Afro Brazilian culture's celebrations, the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The winter season in the Southern Hemisphere sends temperatures in Rio down to an average of 21°C (70°F) in the coldest month July, with lows statistically at 18°C (65°F). ...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today, Friday, April 21st, is a public holiday celebrating Brazilian revolutionary Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, otherwise known as Tiradentes. The public holiday in his honor kicks off a host...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The two favela neighborhoods of Babilônia and Chapéu Mangueira occupy a privileged position along Copacabana’s coastline. Nestling at the top of the steep sides of the Morro da Babilônia...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Feijoada or a black bean stew traditionally cooked with various pork parts, is a staple Brazilian dish most enjoyed in a family or festive setting. Whether it be a special...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The annual Rio Gastronomia food festival kicks off this Thursday, August 15th. The ten day event is the city’s largest culinary festival and features tasting booths, cooking classes, live-music and...

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