Category Archives: South America

Bom Dia São Paulo

We would like to give a special thanks to our awesome local Gabriella for sharing her São Paulo with us!!!

In honor of the World Cup knockout rounds having started it is time to give you a local’s insight into another city in Brazil. São Paulo is Brazil’s largest city and the largest of the southern hemisphere.

Whether you are coming for a short stay or a longer period of time, this city is ready to blow you away.

Restaurants

Chez Oscar

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Address: Rua Oscar Freire, 1128 Jardins, São Paulo 

 

Aoyama Japanese.

You’re going to find a whole lot of Japanese food in São Paulo, this is one of the best around.

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Address: Multiple Locations

L’Entrecot de Olivier

It’s all in the name. Entrecot and fries. No need for anything else.

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Address: R Dr. Mário Ferraz, 17 – Jardim Europa, São Paulo – SP, 01453-010, Brazil

Fogo de Chão Churrascaria.

The meat lovers heaven. The holy grail of bbq.

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Address: Av. Santo Amaro, 6824 – Santo Amaro, São Paulo – SP, 04702-002, Brazil

Figueira Rubaiyat 

From the owners of the Churrascaria Rubaiyat they bring a more sophisticated dining experience under a fig tree.

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Address: Rua Haddock Lobo, 1738 – Cerqueira César, São Paulo – SP, 01414-020, Brazil

Mimo Contemporary.

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Address: Rua Caconde, 118 – Jardim Paulista, São Paulo – SP, 01425-010, Brazil

Z Delí Sandwiches and Burgers.

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Address: Rua Augusta, 1384 – Jardins, São Paulo – SP, 01414-002, Brazil

JAM Itaim Japanese Food, Art and Music.

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Address: R. Lopes Neto, 308 – Itaim Bibi, São Paulo – SP, 04533-030, Brazil

 

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Address: Rua Ferreira de Araújo, 419 – Pinheiros, São Paulo – SP, 05428-001, Brazil

Santinho (Instituto Tomie Otake)

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Address: Rua Coropés, 88 – Pinheiros, São Paulo – SP, 05426-010, Brazil 

A Peixaria Seafood.

The freshest seafood around.

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Address: Rua Canário, 745 – Moema, São Paulo – SP, 04521-004, Brazil

Paris 6 French.

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Address: Rua Haddock Lobo, 1240 – Cerqueira César, São Paulo – SP, 01414-002, Brazil

Bar and Clubs

Skye Bar (Hotel Unique)

Looking for a skyline. Look no further.

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Address: Avenida Brigadeiro Luís Antônio, 4700 – Jardim Paulista, São Paulo – SP, 01402-002, Brazil

Bar Asterix

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Address: Alameda Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 575 – Jardim Paulista, São Paulo – SP, 01403-000, Brazil

Casa 92 

A real favorite of our local, Gabriella. A club in the comfort of a home.

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Address: Rua Cristóvão Gonçalves, 92 – Pinheiros, São Paulo – SP, 05426-050, Brazil

Club Provocateur

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Address: Rua Jerônimo da Veiga, 163 – Itaim Bibi, São Paulo – SP, 04536-000, Brazil

Cine Joia

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Address: Praça Carlos Gomes, 82 – Sé, São Paulo – SP, 01501-040, Brazil 

 

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It’s the Time to Rio- Food in the Footballing City.

We would like to give a special thanks to our awesome locals Janine and family for sharing their Rio with us!!!

 

Whether you’re planning to go to Rio at some point in the future or if you’re going there just for the World Cup in Brazil and will be in Rio for a bit, you might want to check some of these places out.  

Rio is going to be home to the final of the World Cup. Some places can be expensive so you might want to be a bit selective with your choices.

Remember to make reservations in advance as everything is going to be packed up until the end of the World Cup.

Here are some of our local’s favorites.

 

Antiquarius Leblon

Local Brazilian cuisine. Pricey, but very good. Located in the Leblon neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Aristides Espinola, 19 – Leblon, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22440-050, Brazil

 

 

Gero’s Ipanema

Italian. Located in the Ipanema neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Aníbal de Mendonça, 157 – Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22410-050, Brazil

 

 

Casa da Feijoada

Local Brazilian cuisine. Feijoada is a traditional national dish. Cooked with black beans and meat, usually pork, and served with chunks of meat as well. Then you get a bunch of side dishes as well. Located in the Ipanema neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Prudente de Moraes 10 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420040, Brazil

 

 

Quadrucci

Contemporary Italian. Located in the Leblon neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Dias Ferreira, 233 – Leblon, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22441-120, Brazil

 

 

Gabbiano Al Mare

Seafood/Contemporary/Italian. There are two Gabbiano’s in the city. One is located in the Trattoria neighborhood. This one is by the beach in the Barra neighborhood.

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Address: Av. das Américas, 3255 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22631-002, Brazil

 

 

Satyricon Ipanema

Seafood and with a sea view. Located in the Ipanema neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Barão da Torre, 192 – Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22411-000, Brazil

 

 

Azzurra

Italian. Located in the Barra neighborhood.

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Address: Loja 304 a 308 – Avenida das Américas, 7777 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22793-720, Brazil

 

 

Porcão

Churrascaria. Sushi. Bottomless food. Barbecue. Just food heaven.

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Address: Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

 

Alessandro e Frederico

Pizzas. Located in the São Conrado neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Berta Lutz, 899, Loja 101D – São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22610-001, Brazil

 

 

BB Lanches

For a late night snack after a night out this is the place to go. No tables or chairs, just pick up your order and go. Located in the Leblon neighborhood.

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Address: Loja A – Rua Aristides Espínola, 64 – Leblon, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22440-050, Brazil

 

 

Confeitaria Colombo

Lunch. Coffee. Pastries. This is the ideal place to go to get an afternoon break during your long day. Located in the Centro neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Gonçalves Dias, 32 – Centro, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 20050-030, Brazil

 

 

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Boarding for Buenos Aires!

We would like to give a special thanks to our awesome local Justina for sharing her Buenos Aires with us on our maiden voyage to South America!!!

 

First of all, for most of us to getting to South America is a big ask. It’s really freakin’ far away! Once we get there we want to end up doing as much as possible, because when the hell are we ever going to get the chance to go back there again? It’s sad, but true.

I am also glad we got the chance to share Buenos Aires with you now, because it could be a part of your itinerary this summer before, during or after the World Cup in Brazil.

The restaurants below have been broken into groups: Parrilla for a true Argentinian meat experience, Italian food as it’s also part of Argentinian cuisine, Brunch/Lunch/Coffee places to relax and enjoy a good meal out in the sun, and a list of Other recommended places. Enjoy!

 

Parrilla (BBQ or Charcoal Grilled) aka Meat Heaven. This is the holy grail for meat lovers everywhere.

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Address: Costa Rica 5602, C1414BTD Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

El Pobre Luis

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Address: Arribeños 2393, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

 

La Cabrera

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Address: José Antonio Cabrera 5099, C1414BGQ Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

 

 

Italian. Some of the best Italian food outside of Italy can be found in Argentina.

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Address: Both Locations

 

Il Balo del Mattone

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Address: Calle Gorriti 5737, Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

 

Brunch/ Lunch/ Tea TimeFind some really cool and chill spots to go for an enjoyable brunch, or a relaxing tea/coffee.

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Address: Soldado de la Independencia 670, C1426BTF Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

 

Café Crespin 

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Address: Vera 699, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

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Address: Gurruchaga 1418, 1414 Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

 

Coco Marie Cafe

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Address: Armenia 1764, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Others

Voulez Bar Patisserie

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Address: Av Cerviño 3802, Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Lupita. Mexican.

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Address: Av Santa Fe 1670, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Osaka. Peruvian & Sushi.

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Address: Soler 5608, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Tancat. Spanish.

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Address: Paraguay 645, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Sarkis. Armenian.

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Address: Thames 1101, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

 

Alimentari. Medialunas.

There are quite a few of these all over the city. If you find one, just pick up a medialuna from here. A medialunas are basically croissants in Argentina.

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