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Salvador Street Food

Salvador has a fantastic street food culture. It seems like no matter what you are in the mood for, Salvador has it. Sweet, salty, finger food, shareable or single-serving — Salvador has you covered....

Carne do sol tapioca on a plate

Salvador Street Food: Beiju (Tapioca)

On my very first trip to Salvador, on my very first morning, I had my very first beiju (pron: bay-ju). And from that moment on, I was hooked. As someone who went gluten-free before...

Itaipava beer cans

How to Drink Beer like a Local

Beer is a big part of the culture in Salvador. A running joke for the past few years, during the economic and political crisis, has been, “as long as we have beer, there is...

caipirinha

What is a Caipirinha

Yes, the beaches really are like that. And, the caipirinhas really are delicious. A “utility beverage” indeed! The un-official national drink of Brazil, the caipirinha is, to me, most similar to the Cuban mojito....

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