Brazil


July 12, 2013

Super Faminto VIDEO: Umami Baby Zac + Brazilian Baby Food

by Bryan Sanders

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Zac was born at the end of last year, so for the last eight months CH and I have been super busy being (can I say awesome?) parents.

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August 9, 2012

The Street: Maracuja (Passion Fruit)

by Yoko Kumano

Spending two weeks in Brazil the middle of the Umami Mart build-out was a bit disorienting.

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July 26, 2012

Postcard from Rio de Janeiro: Romeo + Juliet

by Yoko Kumano

A common dessert in Brazil called “Romeo and Juliet” comprised of goiabada (guava paste) and Minas cheese.

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March 13, 2012

Super Faminto: Naengmyeon (Chilly Korean Noodles)

by Bryan Sanders

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São Paulo has the second largest Japanese population outside of Japan (about 650,000+), but since my arrival here I’ve been pretty bummed by the lack of good Japanese restaurants.

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June 17, 2011

Super Faminto: Gracinha’s Feijoada-Lite (São Paulo)

by Bryan Sanders

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With the in-laws away in Paris, my sister-in-law, grandma, house chef Gracinha, and dog-in-law Pri (short for Princess or Priscilla, still not sure) have come to stay with us.

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March 18, 2011

Super Faminto: Preparing for Lent: Carnaval in Rio + Paraty

by Bryan Sanders

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Carnaval is just complete madness. People running around, eating, dancing, shaking it, getting it on, peeing on church walls, and swapping spit.

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September 10, 2010

Fridgin’ Out: In Search of Kimchi (São Paulo)

by Bryan Sanders

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My wife and I moved to São Paulo a few months ago. Now that we’re here, I realize what it takes to get situated: mountains of documents, waking up at 4am to stand in line, passport translation, a whole lot of bureaucracy, and patience.

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