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Rio de Janeiro's Top 10 Restaurants: From Gourmet To Local

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I rarely make it through a week without eating at Cafe Rio. It's one of my favorite restaurants! If you don't have one near you (or you just want to enjoy their yummy food at home,) here is my favorite copycat recipe for their amazing chicken!

Copycat Cafe Rio Chicken

I rarely make it through a week without eating at Cafe Rio. It's one of my favorite restaurants! If you don't have one near you (or you just want to enjoy their yummy food at home,) here is my favorite copycat recipe for their amazing chicken!

If you haven’t eaten at Cafe Rio, you haven’t lived. That is my honest opinion. It is also my personal opinion that Costa Vida is not a suitable substitute, even in a pinch. It’s really not even in the same ball park here, so let’s just stick with the creators of the true sweet pork …

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork (Copycat)

If you haven’t eaten at Cafe Rio, you haven’t lived. That is my honest opinion. It is also my personal opinion that Costa Vida is not a suitable substitute, even in a pinch. It’s really not even in the same ball park here, so let’s just stick with the creators of the true sweet pork …

San Antonio Riverwalk Painting, Original Landscape PRINT, River boat, Travel Art, Pen and Ink, Texas art, River scene, Casa Rio Restaurant by WatercolorArtFinds on Etsy

San Antonio Riverwalk Painting, Original Landscape PRINT, River boat, Travel Art, Pen and Ink, Texas art, River scene, Casa Rio Restaurant

San Antonio Riverwalk Painting, Original Landscape PRINT, River boat, Travel Art, Pen and Ink, Texas art, River scene, Casa Rio Restaurant by WatercolorArtFinds on Etsy

Cafe Rio home made tortillas - 2 cups white flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2 tsp vegetable oil 3/4 c warm water Mix dry, mix wet, slowly combine. Knead & divide. Let sit 20 minutes. Knead. Let sit 10 minutes. Cook.

Cafe Rio home made tortillas - 2 cups white flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2 tsp vegetable oil 3/4 c warm water Mix dry, mix wet, slowly combine. Knead & divide. Let sit 20 minutes. Knead. Let sit 10 minutes. Cook.

Casa Rio Restaurant, Anoka, MN – a Review

Casa Rio Restaurant, Anoka, MN - a Review

Casa Rio Restaurant, Anoka, MN – a Review

CAFE RIO SWEET PORK - "This pork is SO flavorful! It’s perfect in burritos, tacos and salads. We love to place a tortilla on a plate, then top it with black beans, rice and the sweet pork, just like Café Rio does."

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork

CAFE RIO SWEET PORK - "This pork is SO flavorful! It’s perfect in burritos, tacos and salads. We love to place a tortilla on a plate, then top it with black beans, rice and the sweet pork, just like Café Rio does."

Cristina Pagnoncelli  ::  Decorative illustration done in chalk Italian restaurant La Pasta Gialla. ( ParkShopping Barigüi - Curitiba, Brazil ) [ http://www.typographyserved.com/gallery/La-Pasta-Gialla/20322053 ]

Cristina Pagnoncelli :: Decorative illustration done in chalk Italian restaurant La Pasta Gialla. ( ParkShopping Barigüi - Curitiba, Brazil ) [ http://www.typographyserved.com/gallery/La-Pasta-Gialla/20322053 ]

Cafe Rio Black Beans are delicious and easy to make and taste just like the restaurant version.

Cafe Rio Black Beans

Cafe Rio Black Beans are delicious and easy to make and taste just like the restaurant version.

Del Rio Restaurant - Highwood, IL. 90-year-old veteran eatery serving a small menu of northern Italian fare as well as wine & drinks.

Del Rio Restaurant - Highwood, IL. 90-year-old veteran eatery serving a small menu of northern Italian fare as well as wine & drinks.

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork is super flavorful and easy to make at home. It's perfect for eating out at home and recreating our favorite pork salads, burritos and tacos since we don't live anywhere near a Cafe Rio!

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork is super flavorful and easy to make at home. It's perfect for eating out at home and recreating our favorite pork salads, burritos and tacos since we don't live anywhere near a Cafe Rio!

For fine dining in Rio de Janeiro, Luciana Bianchi recommends Lasai. Run by Chef Rafa Costa e Silva, this Rio restaurant is No.16 in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants. For more foodie highlights in Rio de Janeiro, follow the link in our profile. Image: Tomas Rangel @restaurantelasai #restaurant @rafacostaesilva #chef #LatAm50Bes #food #foodpics #riodejaneiro #brazil #brasil #travel @lucianabianchi

For fine dining in Rio de Janeiro, Luciana Bianchi recommends Lasai. Run by Chef Rafa Costa e Silva, this Rio restaurant is No.16 in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants. For more foodie highlights in Rio de Janeiro, follow the link in our profile. Image: Tomas Rangel @restaurantelasai #restaurant @rafacostaesilva #chef #LatAm50Bes #food #foodpics #riodejaneiro #brazil #brasil #travel @lucianabianchi

1950's restaurant | Casa Rio restaurant and riverboat, Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX - 1950's

1950's restaurant | Casa Rio restaurant and riverboat, Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX - 1950's

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