where to eat

where to eat

Eleven important tips for you to make the most of your experience:

Health on the plate: In the gastronomic route of Vale do Café, fresh ingredients, produced by farmers associations in small towns, are the main characteristic.


Café: Whether you are looking for Brazilian, international, simple, sophisticated cuisine, just a sandwich, or a quick meal to continue your tour, the tip is to always have a look at the café. Several dishes have Brazilian coffee as their main ingredient, which has historical versions in the Valley, strained with sugar cane juice, anise or rosemary.


Handcrafted drinks: they are a charm of the Valley, highlighting the internationally awarded cachaças and its historic stills. Amazing beers from farms and farms, gin, liqueurs, emerald teas and kombuchas make up a list of must-sees. Vale do Café beverages have international relevance. When it comes to harmonizing your orders, be sure to ask about the territory’s award-winning production.

 

Fish: you are in the hydrographic basin of the largest river in southeastern Brazil. Find out about the wide variety of freshwater fish in Paraíba do Sul. There are numerous fish farms in reservoirs, where you can fish and eat. Tilapia (Egyptian fish introduced by the Portuguese) is one of the favorites of regional cuisine, but there are the mysterious and delicious Brazilian lambaris, carás, dorados, cascudos, surubins…


Cheeses and Delicatessen: Locally produced goat, sheep, buffalo and cow should be high on your list when sitting in a restaurant or setting up your picnic basket. They leave here discreetly and enchant the whole of Brazil.


Very important: Pies and sweets! Sophisticated simplicity goes through pastries and coffee shops in all trends. Bakers at Vale do Café prepared in style for a coffee accompanied by a good piece of cake, a spectacular pie, sinful, or vegan, without allergens.
Outdoors: At Vale do Café, food is as important as the air. Most gastronomic houses have tables outside or on open porches, so you can eat fresh air, sunsets, or the everyday life of quiet towns. If you prefer to opt for a picnic: stop by the charming supermarkets in the region, choose a beautiful place, spread a nice towel and redo body and soul.


Fire: Note that in Vale do Café modern gas stoves and wood stoves are equally important. Foresters provide kitchens with dry branches of special woods in the sophisticated choice of the art of flavor that comes from the fire. Worth looking for.

 

Fish: you are in the hydrographic basin of the largest river in southeastern Brazil. Find out about the wide variety of freshwater fish in Paraíba do Sul. There are numerous fish farms in reservoirs, where you can fish and eat. Tilapia (Egyptian fish introduced by the Portuguese) is one of the favorites of regional cuisine, but there are the mysterious and delicious Brazilian lambaris, carás, dorados, cascudos, surubins…
Cheeses and Delicatessen: Locally produced goat, sheep, buffalo and cow should be high on your list when sitting in a restaurant or setting up your picnic basket. They leave here discreetly and enchant the whole of Brazil.


Very important: Pies and sweets! Sophisticated simplicity goes through pastries and coffee shops in all trends. Bakers at Vale do Café prepared in style for a coffee accompanied by a good piece of cake, a spectacular pie, sinful, or vegan, without allergens.
Water: Fundamental element. You are in the basin of the honey-colored river, Paraíba do Sul, the source of life for Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Order the mineral waters bottled by farms in the region, with incredible mineral compositions.
Pets: In many restaurants you can bring your pet. Consult!


Finally: The mythical figure of the cook is root of strong tradition in Vale do Café. They bring secrets and forgotten ingredients from the beautiful indigenous, Brazilian and African cuisines. Here they walk arm in arm with renowned chefs, many from Rio de Janeiro, who, fascinated by the region and its cuisine, today brighten the most refined tables with wonderful creations. At the end of your meal ask to meet them. They will have an incredible smile for you to close your meal with a golden key: the food of the heart.

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vale do café cuisine
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