'Snapshots from Sao Paulo' on Serious Eats

Snapshots from Sao Paulo: 9 Modern Takes on Classic Brazilian Dishes

Sao Paulo's reputation as Brazil's culinary capital is well earned. The city's wide array of excellent eats gives serious eaters plenty of options. You could easily spend the better part of a day noshing on fruits and fried snacks at the large Mercado Municipal. But the city's high-end dining options are also worth noting. Even if you're more of a hidden-hole-in-the-wall-sandwich-joint type, the opportunity to taste the creative, flavorful interpretations of Brazil's top chefs is quite an experience. More

Snapshots from Sao Paulo: 9 Brazilian Ingredients to Know

I recently spent five days eating my way through Sao Paulo, Brazil, where, in addition to consuming many thousands of delicious calories, I got a crash course in essential Brazilian ingredients. Sao Paulo is known as Brazil's food capital and offers many excellent examples of the country's Portuguese, African, Italian, and Japanese influences, not to mention the differing regional cuisines within Brazil. Here are nine that provided a useful, delicious introduction to the local staples. More

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