São Paulo


November 8, 2012

Super Faminto: A Visit to the Ranch in Campininha, São Paulo

by Bryan Sanders

As the saying goes: you can learn a lot about someone when you walk a day in their shoes. I like to think the same goes for when you eat in someone’s home.

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March 13, 2012

Super Faminto: Naengmyeon (Chilly Korean Noodles)

by Bryan Sanders

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São Paulo has the second largest Japanese population outside of Japan (about 650,000+), but since my arrival here I’ve been pretty bummed by the lack of good Japanese restaurants.

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December 9, 2011

Super Faminto: 2011 Best Burger: Butcher’s Market (São Paulo)

by Bryan Sanders

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The world is full of burger places. There is one in almost every strip mall in America, and then there are the chains which are often the culprits or the scapegoats of many a country’s poor eating habits.

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July 1, 2011

Super Faminto: Festa Junina Brings Hot Wine

by Bryan Sanders

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It’s getting colder here in Brazil and dry season is approaching. In the North, the crops have been harvested. Festa Junina (June Festival) was carried over from the Portuguese to celebrate and thank God for the rain by eating wonderful foods–and like any good Brazilian party it has mutated into one of the biggest parties of the year.

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June 3, 2011

Super Faminto: GELATOral Gratification at Bacio di Latte (São Paulo)

by Bryan Sanders

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In a city like São Paulo with its mild climate, and  millions of Italian immigrants, you would expect to find loads of good gelato.

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May 20, 2011

Super Faminto: The Cookie Shop Brings More Than Just Cookies (São Paulo)

by Bryan Sanders

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After getting canned without reason, the day after her maternity leave was up, Paula Cinini was not sure what to do; she had always worked as a journalist.

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May 6, 2011

Super Faminto: Falafel to the Beat of a Different Drummer (São Paulo)

by Bryan Sanders

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In my hood, the chic São Paulo bairro of Jardins, I share sidewalks with a rather large group of Hasidic Jews.

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April 5, 2011

Super Faminto: Kyoto Cuisine in São Paulo

by Bryan Sanders

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My wife and I are dressed to kill. The guards are looking us up and down. My hands are sweating.

I enter awkwardly remembering last minute to bow, even though I’m not sure who these people are greeting us at the door.

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November 12, 2010

Super Faminto: A Trip to Estudio Gloria for Furniture + Feijoada (Brasil’s National Dish)

by Bryan Sanders

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Feijoada is not an everyday meal. It takes a long time to cook, is super heavy, and is served at most restaurants only twice a week (a holdover on the old catholic weekly dietary restrictions, here in Brasil).

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October 19, 2010

Super Faminto: Mercadão, São Paulo’s Municipal Market

by Bryan Sanders

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*Mercadão = Big market

The Mercado Municipal took four years to build and, once completed in 1932, was used by rebels in the “civil constitutionalist revolution” to hold and store weapons.

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