What to do to become a Carioca
First of all Be carioca is not only born in Rio but a life style. Discover some tips to feel a typical carioca in the city of Rio de Janeiro:
Eat a “Globe” biscuit and drink a “Matte Leao” on Copacabana beach is another carioca tip. The famous snkacks you can by on the beach.
And at the beach exit stop at any juice shop and order the exotic, creamy and delicious Açai.
Dance samba in Pedra do Sal, where the samba was born and which today houses one of the most lively samba session in Rio de Janeiro. Monday and fridat are the days that occur the session, beginning by turns of 19hs.
Eat a large feijoada in one of several restaurants in the city.
But separate this meal for lunch because its a heavy food to eat on a dinner.
Have a caipirinha to brighten your lunch. Maybe you can ask two but take care. Caipirinha is dangerous.
Eat the famous feijoada pastery.
Some of the best places that offer this spice are
- Pavao Azul in Copacabana;
- Aconchego Carioca in Tijuca;
- Bar do Mineiro in Santa Teresa;
- Chico and Alaide in Leblon.
Have a beer on the wall of Urca eating a pastery and having as postcard right in front of Guanabara Bay, the Sugar Loaf and Christ the Redeemer. The sunset in winter can also be seen from there and makes you even more carioca.
Finally Watch the sunset from the rocks of Arpoador, where the locals gather at the end of the afternoon.
Now that you have many tips to what to do to become a carioca maybe its time to come to Rio de Janeiro and enjoy whole those places.