Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The cuisine chef of the ex-President Lula is responsible for the menu in a restaurant in Vila Madalena

The restaurant Las Favas Contadas is a good advice to have a dinner if you are visiting Vila Madalena. It offers Brazilian and contemporary cuisine in a peaceful and organized house in that neighborhood. The restaurant has a few tables, and souvenirs from various parts of Brazil. The proposal is to offer the pleasure of quality and good food with a strong cultural influence and fair price.

The varied menu counts on appetizers, salads, meats and seafood, bring spices and flavors of regional cuisine such as confit de pato ao molho de tucupi and tapioca com arroz de jambu. Also ripa de costela de javali confitado com salada morna de favas. There is tempura de badejo ao molho curry com arroz de coco e laranja. The desserts are fantastic. The restaurant's cuisine brings influences from all over Brazil and other countries such as France, Thailand and much more.

The Chef
The cuisine chef of this restaurant is Caio Henri. He came from the northeastern region of Brazil, from very simple origin. But Caio has lots of experiences in his career. Among all his adventures, the most interesting is that he used to cook to the former ex-president of Brazil, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva at the Palácio do Planalto in Brasília. Lula loved his food, it has the face of Brazil. A curious fact, mentioned by Henri, was when the president was receiving the Olympic Games commission. On the menu, the main dish was the Mediterranean cuisine. When the food was served, Lula asked to call the chef and asked if they wouldn't have feijão (beans, a typical dish of the popular Brazilian cuisine). Lula is passionate about the most popular Brazilian dish.

Organize yourself to come and visit the restaurant where you can find the Chef who cooked for the former ex-President Lula.

What: Las Favas Contadas Restaurant
Where: Rua Patizal, 72
When: Tuesday to Friday, from 7pm to midnight. Saturday, from 1pm to 5pm and 7pm till midnight.
Price: About R$ 55 per person.
Phone: +55 (11) 3815-7639

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