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Our favorite moqueca in Salvador: Axego

Axego Rua Maciel de Cima, 1, Salvador, Bahia 40026-250, Brazil Axego is the rare restaurant that we will go to TWICE in one trip. Though we rarely visit the same place, we loved Axego’s setting, the food and the warm … Continue reading

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Moqueca at Terra Brasil in Salvador Shopping

Terra Brasil Av Tancredo Neves, 2915 Piso L3 – Salvador Shopping Salvador, Bahia, Brazil We are not ones to go to the mall very often, but on a terribly rainy day in Salvador we decided it might be fun to go … Continue reading

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Bahian Moqueca Tour, Stop 2: Paraíso Tropical

 Restaurante Paraíso Tropical Rua Edgar Loureiro, 98-B, Resgate Cabula – Salvador, Brasil In general, it seems that Bahians do not like to eat at restaurants. Street food, little hole-in-the-wall places, vendors on the beach, these things Salvador does and does … Continue reading

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Bahian Moqueca Tour, Stop 1: Sorriso da Dadá

Sorriso da Dadá Rua Frei Vicente, 5 Pelourinho, Salvador, Brasil One of my first days in Salvador, I knew I wanted a moqueca. The word flows off your tongue smoother than the dende-oil infused coconut milk that is the backbone … Continue reading

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Eating Bahia: Moqueca

Moqueca by Rude Nugget We are Brazilophiles here at ETW, and one of our favorite parts of Brazil is Bahia, a state in the Northeast. Our goal is to get there by next summer, but in the meantime we will … Continue reading

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Eating our Way Around Lusophone Africa at Mesa Kreol

 One of the most interesting things about the Lisbon food scene is the proliferation of restaurants with foods from former Portuguese colonies. Brazilian, Angolan, Cape Verdean and Goan foods and restaurants abound in the city. When we were showing some … Continue reading

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Around the World at Compass Rose in Washington DC

Sometimes it’s hard to know which type of cuisine to choose when deciding on a restaurant, especially when traveling in a city with as many great options as Washington DC. When we were in DC we found some great restaurants from … Continue reading

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Estilo Brazil Grocery Store and Restaurant in Columbus

Even if you are not in Rio for the Olympics (we aren’t!), you can still find a taste of Brazil in some of the most unexpected places. One thing that we are quickly learning about Ohio is that you never … Continue reading

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Ramma: Vegetarian-friendly in Salvador, Bahia

We visited Ramma Cozinha Natural (Lorde Cochrane, 76 – Barra, Salvador – BA, 40140-070) so many times when we were in Salvador, it’s a great surprise that we never wrote up a post about it (seems like a lifetime ago!). Brazil is a … Continue reading

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Batuqui: a Taste of Brazil in Cleveland

Having lived in Northeastern Brazil for a while (in the foodie paradise of Salvador) we developed a pretty healthy taste for the cuisine of the region, steeped in a unique combination of European, African and native Brazilian flavors. It is rare … Continue reading

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Comida de Santo: A taste of Bahia in Lisbon

We often complain that we can’t find a good moqueca outside the Brazilian state of Bahia. This Northeastern Brazilian coconut milk and palm oil stew is one of our all-time favorite dishes. So when we learned there was a restaurant in … Continue reading

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Mozambique in Lisbon: Cantinho do Aziz

Restaurante Cantinho do Aziz Rua das Fontaínhas de São Lourenço 5 Lisbon, Portugal If you’re looking for fantastic Portuguese food, Lisbon is the place. But Lisbon is also an excellent one-stop option if you are looking from food from other … Continue reading

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Exploring the Camden Lock Global Food Market

 Many visitors to London, so we are told, cap their trip with a leisurely boat ride along the Thames – a journey which, surely, will take you to some fine culinary destinations. But – and this knowledge is thanks to … Continue reading

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The weirdest fruit tree in Brazil: Jaboticaba

Trying to describe a Jaboticaba/Jabuticaba tree to someone who has never seen one is a particularly humorous and futile task. While the fruit of the Jaboticaba itself is not that visually unusual, resembling and tasting like a large black grape or a small … Continue reading

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Q Bar: see and be seen in Rio de Janeiro

Q Bar Rua Dias Ferreira 617 Leblon, Rio de Janeiro Q Bar is a place to see and be seen – it’s no surprise it has been earning accolades from the international press, and attracting a cosmopolitan clientele. M’s father … Continue reading

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Bobó de Camarão in Rio de Janeiro

We heard from a friend that one of the best renditions of the classic Bahian dish “Bobó de Camarão” in Rio was found at Marinho Azul (Av. Francisco Bhering s/n, Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro). Marinho Azul overlooks Arpoador beach, basically … Continue reading

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Guido’s Restaurante in Boipeba

Guido’s Restaurante Praia Cueira, Ilha de Boipeba, Bahia, Brazil While in Boipeba, we struck up a conversation with one of the residents. He asked about our day, and in the course of swooning over the perfect beaches and coconut palms … Continue reading

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Back to Bahia!

After eleven weeks in Rio, we are heading back to Salvador da Bahia for two months! We spent a good chunk of early 2012 in Salvador, where we sampled all the local specialties from acarajé to moquecas, and we are ready … Continue reading

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Oil Down / Oildown: The National Dish of Grenada

Kirani James of Grenada delivered his country’s first gold in medal in style with what looked like an effortless win in the 400 meter dash. Though we are fans of Caribbean cuisine, tiny Grenada tends to fly under the radar of other larger nation’s … Continue reading

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How to Properly Enjoy a Brazilian Beach (Hint: Eat Everything)

Brazilian beaches have the stereotype of being all about beautiful people, sun, and skin. We tend to think that big stereotype gets out just so people won’t discover the real reason Brazilians go to the beach: to have a great … Continue reading

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