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13 Tasty Options for Street Food in Brazil

The Brazil street food scene, particularly in Salvador, is fantastic. It seems like no matter what you are in the mood for, Salvador has it. Sweet, salty, finger food, shareable or single-serving — we’ve...

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....