« Well played, Santander | Main | Judiando de mim »

November 28, 2008

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00e008ca9cc68834010535fa2f1c970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Rio Street Food Delights:

Comments

Eduardo Sant'Anna

Another very interesting post!

Two points:

1- What about the hot dog and hamburger guys that usually sell their food in a trailer? I know, some can be quite dirty and I wouldn't go near them (and maybe you will include them in your next post). But the good ones (and 'fairly' clear) are fantastic. In the US you are probably used to the hot dogs with sausage (very good one by the way!) + bread and nothing else. In Rio they put many many things inside...
And what about the "X-tudo" (sort of a "Cheese-everything-burger")? Double (sometimes triple!) burger, ham, bacon, boiled egg, cheese, parmesan cheese, mayo, quail's eggs, peas, corn, salad... And they say americans are the ones that eat large portions! :-D

2 - Almost none of these street food sellers will give you a receipt, so they are not paying taxes (but they should!). Some will actually be stealing electricity from the public lamp-posts... this is an important point to note!

Abraços.

PS: And what about the "empada", usually sold on the beach? You didn't like it?

Silvia

hmmmm... cocada... I really miss cocada. And real doce de leite, here they sell some (aledgely) Argentinian style dulce de leche that isn't all that good.

Priyanka

I'm a street meat person myself, but Rio does have really awesome churros

jeanne

I never ever eat street food and I'm surprised to learn that they sell all that kind of food in Rio.
In São Paulo there was a chinese guy selling "yakissoba" at Avenida Paulista and believe me, it was gross! His once white clothes were so dirty, we was sweating and would never wash his hands.
Unfortunately, you see people like him working in asian restaurants here in Toronto. Some of them don't have teeth. It's really gross...

Christina

yummm, q saudade dos quiosques de pipoca... mmmm :) e das batatas fritas tbm YUM!

Max

My life would be perfect if I could get decent acarajé in Boston.

Daily Rio Life

Okay I now have a new "to do" list as I have only ever eaten the popcorn... isn't that awful! I haven't spotted a soup vendor round these parts but would love to..

Electa

That made me so hungry and I am sitting here at work eating popcorn wishing it was street popcorn!!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.