Tuesday, 20 September 2011
My cheapest meal so far
Whilst much is said of the high prices in São Paulo, it's also true that there are many places to get cheap food. The cheapest place I have eaten in so far is a local restaurant on Fradique Countinho recommended by a student friend of mine who lives a few blocks away from my house.
It's a fairly discreet place with a small bar and restaurant sign on the façade. On the last page of the menu there's a R$5 (just over 2 euros/dollars) meal deal which is basically a plateful of food known locally as a "prato feito":
Here's a more visual description (the aerial shot doesn't do justice do the volume of food):
And if you don't speak portuguese here's an anatomical breakdown of the meal: