09 May, 2012

Top 10 things to eat while in Rio

Part of visiting a city or country is living, behaving and eating like the locals, and our guests here at Casa579 constantly ask us for restaurant, bars and food recommendations. So to guarantee that you are getting the most out of your stay here in Rio and totally emerge in the carioca way of life, we put together a list of the top 10 sweet and salty things that you have to try. Bon appetit!

  1.  Açai with granola and banana or strawberry (Açai com granola e banana ou morango)http://www.auau.com.br/imagens/cardapio/acai.jpg
  2. Fresh fruit and fresh fruit juice for example pineapple, mango, papaya, water melon, acerola, orange, etc. (fruta ou suco de abacaxi, manga, mamão, melancia, acerola, laranja)
  3.  The flesh on the inside of the green coconut (polpa do coco)
  4. Churros with hot dolce de leite and chocolate filling (Churros mistos)
  5. Sweet pizza with dark or white chocolate and banana or strawberry on top (Pizza doce com chocolate branco ou amargo e banana ou morango)                                                          http://www.apizzamil.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/bananacomchocolate.jpg
  6. Sugar cane juice (Caldo de cana)
  7. Cucuaçu icecream (Sorvete de cucuaçu)
  8. Brigadeiro (brigadeiro)
  9. Graviola milkshake (Suco de graviola com leite)
  10. Guave paste with minas cheese (Goiabada com queijo minas)
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  1. Tapioca sandwich with ham and cheese (Tapioca com presunto e queijo)
  2. Pão de Queijo (Pão de Queijo) 
  3. Dried cod fish (Bacalhau) 
  4. Rice and beans (Arroz e feijão)
  5. Cheese or spinach esfiha (Esfiha de queijo ou espinafre)
  6. Fried pastry filled with chicken and cheese (Coxinha) 
  7.  Sun beef (Carne do Sol)
  8. Pastry with dried meat (Pastel de carne seca)
  9. Shrimps (Camarão)
  10. Seafood stew (Moqueca)