angela dimayuga: 11 mentions

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Bar do David

Up the winding cobblestone roads of the Chapéu Mangueira favela sits Bar do David, a modest boteco that has risen…

Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

Pavão Azul

The crowds spilling over onto the sidewalks and streets in front of Pavão Azul are a fixture of Copacabana nightlife…

Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro

Bar do Momo

Bar do Momo is the epitome of what Brazilians call a pé sujo (“dirty feet”): a no-frills boteco that sells…

Praça da Bandeira, Rio de Janeiro

Aconchego Carioca

At some point, a brilliant Brazilian decided to put feijoada inside a fried ball. That person was Kátia Barbosa, the…

Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

Adega Pérola

Adega Pérola is an old-world boteco, founded in 1957 by five brothers from Madeira, a small island off the coast…