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Brazil via Allston, MA: it starts in a bar

posted by Jamila

Me: So where do you find Brazilian food around here?
Brazilian man at bar: *huge grin* Oh! This place—Cafe Brazil—it's amazing.
Me: So what should I expect to eat at this Cafe Brazil?
Brazilian man at bar: *huge grin* You HAVE to have the pig's feet...
Me: *eyes widen*
Brazilian man at bar: Really, they are amazing.
Me: My dog...chews on those...
Brazilian man at bar: Oh no!

Regardless of my ignorance to South American cuisine, the Brazilian man I met was extremely helpful and about as enthusiastic as I when it comes to strangers and food. Coming from a true Brazilian thousands of miles from his homeland, I can only trust in the authenticity of:

Valter Vitorino (Owner) & Alex Souza (Chef); image courtesy of cafebrazilrestaurant.com

Cafe Brazil

421 Cambridge Street
Allston, Massachusetts 02134-1788
United States

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