Each morning (as long as I wake up early enough), I get to eat Brazilian cheese bread for breakfast! I love it, its so good and chewy. Apparently its because its made with manioc flour (cassava / yucca). So far, the best cheese pão (hah, that sounds funny, pronounce it!) I had was at a restaurant next to the hotel, but that’s not saying much. There’s also a chain called Casa do Pão de Queijo but they totally disappointed!
I might give them another chance though, but even the supermarket bakery’s pão that I had tonight was better…or perhaps I will have to do a cheese bread taste-off post before I leave!
Also, if you are going to join my tentative NYE party (by tentative, I mean it isn't 100% planned yet, but it will happen), prepare to eat this for dessert:
Yes, all of it is going in my suitcase back to the U.S. and I will be hoping it doesn’t get crushed. Maybe I should put everything in my carry-on.
And, on a side note, I only have two free days (this weekend) and so much stuff I still want to do and places to eat! There are three restaurants I want to go to, all of which would have heavy food (one is a traditional feijoda restaurant, another is a steakhouse, and the last is a traditional brazilian with a modern twist). And on top of that, I still have to go to the park, to buy my mama Havaianas, to go to Avenue Paulista just to check it out, and lounge by the pool because I brought three bathing suits. Well, if I have to look not so great in my bathing suit while I lounge by the pool on Sunday, so be it! Food comes first!