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Best foodie spots in Rio de Janeiro

I am glad you are enjoying. Have fun!

Best foodie spots in Rio de Janeiro

Sadly, Garcia e Rodrigues and Carlota closed.
From Felipe Bronze, you can also check Pipo at rua Dias Ferreira.
Take a look at Irajá and Formidable, both from Pedro de Artagao.
Some peolple I trust praise Lasai a lot.
Enjoy!

Best Dishes of 2015

Beef filet en croute, foie gras, ham and black truffles at the Bar Room at the Modern

Best Dishes of 2015

Dry aged Nebraska wagyu beef and Périgord truffles at Atera

Best Dishes of 2015

Looking forward to your dinner report!

Feb 20, 2015
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Best Dishes of 2015

Fried sweetbreads, cider , chili, peanuts at Momofuku Ssam

Best Dishes of 2015

Very!

Feb 20, 2015
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Best Dishes of 2015

Seared foie gras, Brussels sprouts and smoked eel at EMP

Feb 18, 2015
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Terrific Dinner at Contra!--How do they do it for $55?

Delicious!
@foodemotion

Jan 18, 2015
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Momofuku Ko 2.0

Great review and pics! Looking forward to knowing the new venue asap. Best regards, fabio @foodemotion

Dec 02, 2014
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Pramil, Juveniles, Café des Abattoirs

I would like to thank the chowhounders for the information provided by this board, Paris Chowhound rocks.

My companion (R) and I spent a few days in Paris last June and it was amazing as usual.
We had lunch at Pramil, recommended to us by a wine journalist we know from home and it was very good. We both had the foie gras and smoked eel terrine, that I liked it a lot and ended up eating his piece of eel as it's not his favorite (I don't know why he picked it as eel is not his flavor, but lucky me).He had a special dish of the day, tagliatelle and white truffles that he liked and I had the ris de veau with turnips that were very good, with a bottle of Santenay. He had the cheese board (chèvre, Comté cheese, camembert and another I don't recall) and I had the apricot tarte with tonka ice cream. I liked Pramil, with advantage that it's opened sunday nights.
Being nearby at rue Saint-Honoré, we went to Café des Abattoirs for a quick snack, having a glass of wine, chorizo de Bellota and a delicious chocolate tarte. Their formules seemed interesting, I would probably go back for a whole meal there.
We also happened to be nearby Juveniles, so he had some glasses there with a charcuterie board that was good and a terrine de campagne that was excellent. The main dishes looked good, but we were full.I would probably be a regular should I live in Paris.
I'll add more reports from where we've been as soon as I have time.
Thanks again, F.

Aug 21, 2014
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Pramil

I liked their ris de veau last june. I'll try to post my trip report soon.

Aug 19, 2014
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NYC report: The NoMad, Russ and Daughters Cafe, Baz Bagel and Restaurant, Momofuku Ssam Bar and more

Luke's lobster roll

Jul 28, 2014
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NYC report: The NoMad, Russ and Daughters Cafe, Baz Bagel and Restaurant, Momofuku Ssam Bar and more

The NoMad foie gras terrine

Jul 28, 2014
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NYC report: The NoMad, Russ and Daughters Cafe, Baz Bagel and Restaurant, Momofuku Ssam Bar and more

Russ and Daughters Café new catch herring sandwich

Jul 28, 2014
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NYC report: The NoMad, Russ and Daughters Cafe, Baz Bagel and Restaurant, Momofuku Ssam Bar and more

First of all, thanks for all the information provided by the board, Chowhound is amazing.
My companion (R) and I spent a few days in New York last month, a visiting friend (V) joined us in some meals.
We went to Russ and Daughters Cafe and liked it there. He enjoyed his Bella's matzo brei and I had the new catch herring sandwich which was very good, and I had the Lower East Side cocktail, with gin, lime juice and cucumber that was very refreshing. I also went twice to Russ and Daughters, one day I had lox, alaskan salmon roe and cream cheese bagel and the other day lox, cream cheese and caviar, both excellent. Russ & Daughters is one of my favorite places in NY, miss it a lot.
Baz Bagel and Restaurant gave us a positive impression. He had the egg sandwich, I had the Nova salmon bagel and we shared a chicken salad that was excellent. Staff was very friendly, I would love going more times to taste other things.
The three of us went to Preserve 24 for the oyster happy hour, which is good (only blue point oysters, but for 1 dollar each, I can't complain!). They had beer and I had the happy hour cocktail made of gin, lavender syrup, lemon whch was ok, a little sweet. This time we couldn't make it to the Mermaid Inn, which has a very good happy hour (last january they had 2 east coast and 2 west coast oysters at the happy hour, plus other dishes).and the Ka
We went to Cata for some gin and tonics, as it was very hot that particular afternoon. We had been there last year and went back as their g&t selection is amazing. All the 3 types we had were good: I had the rhubarb one, R had the lemongrass and V had the lavender (I had it last time and for my taste this was the best). We shared the razor clams that were very good, patatas bravas were ok, chicken croquetas also ok and the foie gras was very good.
I had a lobster roll at Luke's (East Village location) that is always good, although I also love having Pear Oyster Bar one whch has more mayo, but didn't have time to go this time and R had the shrimp one that he likes as well. It's a good place to grab a snack and keep doing things or passing by late at night after cocktails nearby (as we did other times after drinking at Death and Company or Amor y Amargo).
We went to Momofuku Ssam Bar which is a favorite for us. We all had the Penicillin cocktail. We ordered the scallops tataki that was amazing, the uni dish with tofu and trout roe (the uni dishes that I had at Ssam are always delicious), buffalo pork buns that were good, softshell crab tempura with pimento cheese (last spring I had it there and kept thunking when I would have then again, though last year I think it was a slightly different preparation) and finally the spicy pork sausage that we all love. R and I went back at one night (I told you Ssam Bar is really a favorite),after having cocktails at Mayahuel and Pouring Ribbons, having againg the softshell crab, steamed pork buns and Katahdin/White Dorper lamb that was very good.
R and I had lunch at the NoMad, staying at the bar (we were doing some stuff nearby and we didn't have a reservation, but they had room at the bar which we kind of prefer by the way, we also like its decor a lot). R had the Bamboo cocktail (sherry, dry vermouth, orange and angostura bitters) which was excellent and I had the Paloma one (tequila, mezcal,lime), which was a long drink, that I'm not very fond of, I guess I should have asked more details about it before ordering. I had the foie gras terrine with Perigord truffle that was awesome, I could repeat it over and over, and R had the slow poached egg that he loved. For the mains, he had the suckling pig confit that he liked it a lot and I had the roasted beef and bone marrow that was also perfect. The Nomad is really awesome, it's a pity I don't have it nearby.
I still have some other places to tell, but I'll do it soon as I have work to do (and pounds to lose after the trip lol).

Best, @foodemotion

Jul 28, 2014
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Best Dishes 2014

Fried chicken at The Dutch

Best Dishes 2014

Roasted beef and bone marrow at The NoMad last week

Best foodie spots in Rio de Janeiro

Lasai has been getting good cover from people I trust. The chef used to work at Mugaritz.

6 Day NYC Report - Eleven Madison Park, Atera, Bouley, Jean Georges, Lincoln, Marea

Thanks for your post! Both times I went to Atera were awesome. Love EMP as well.

Apr 07, 2014
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Gramercy Tavern lunch

I had lunch at the Tavern in the beginning of March. The sweetbreads were very good and also the cheeseburger (it's not listed on the menu, but you can ask for it), pictures above. My companion liked his duck liver mousse and also the cheese kielbasa. Have a grreat time.

Apr 02, 2014
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Best foodie spots in Rio de Janeiro

Bars (or botecos as we say in portuguese, meaning there's not much comfort relating to furniture or the place itself, although we can eat well, generally snacks, typical brazilian dishes).
www.bracarense.com.br (site under construction), Rua José Linhares, 85 Leblon.
www.chicoealaide.com.br
Adega Perola, Rua Siqueira Campos, 138 - Copacabana.

Fancier bar
Astor, Avenida Vieira Souto, 110 Ipanema www.barastor.com.br/o-astor/rio-de-ja... (originally from São Paulo, in front of Ipanema beach).

Steakhouse, expensive, (all you can eat), but very good, location at Baia de Guanabara (Porcão Rio's) is amazing www.porcao.com.br

Restaurants
www.aprazivel.com.br
www.bazzar.com.br

Very expensive, she used to cook for a former brazilian presidente (Fernando Henrique Cardoso) in Brasilia. She's on San Pellegrino's best 100 restaurants list. I'm not sure if it would be suitable for a child.
www.robertasudbrack.com.br
Enjoy!

Pearl and Ash - Alder - Estela

I went to Pearl and Ash in january and march and loved both times. The first time it was a party of 3 and we eat a lot, so we had almost everything ( although the portions are small). The sweetbreads are excelente, so are the crudo dishes, lamb belly and the pigeon, although I'm not sure it will stay on the menu until end of april (in january there was a rabbit sausage instead of the squab one).
I also went to Estella and liked the steak tartare a lot.
Service at Alder was ok, but I didn´t love the food, foie gras, pastrami and pigs in a blanket were just ok, clam showder was very good.Maybe I was spoiled by having eaten at Pearl and Ash and Estella before and should return next time in NYC. Hope you have fun.

Mar 27, 2014
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Monday Dinner in Paris

Pirouette for monday night, I loved it there. I also went to Bistro Volnay, that Parnassien mentioned, on a Monday night and adored (still remember the sweetbreads and the madeleines that had just left the oven). Enjoy!

Mar 27, 2014
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Best Dishes 2014

Squab, guajillo and fennel earlier this month (it replaced the rabbit sausage I had in january which was good, but the squab was perfect) at Pearl and Ash

Mar 26, 2014
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Best Dishes 2014

I loved going there again! A winner.

Jan 22, 2014
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Best Dishes 2014

Agreed on the aged wagyu beef with truffles, we had it a few days ago and we adored. It was my second time there and definitely want to go again. Here is a picture of the dish, but I also have a video on instagram @foodemotion

Jan 22, 2014
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Sao Paulo

A starter at Attimo, crayfish ravióli with duck foie gras on the top, very tasteful.

Sao Paulo

At Epice, you can also try the lunch menu, tuesdays to fridays (it's very busy cause it's a bargain. 2 options of first, second course and dessert, last time I went in december it was less than 40 brazilian reais, free water and amuse-bouches). The Picture is from that meal. If you have instagram, you can check more pictures at mine, @foodemotion

Sao Paulo

I'll second Epice and Attimo, you can make reservations at both. You should also consider Mani and Tordesilhas. Enjoy!
www.manimanioca.com.br
www.epicerestaurante.com www.tordesilhas.com www.attimorestaurante.com.br