Rio de Janeiro, A Food Biography

I love the idea of looking at a city through its food–revealing of people, geography, economy, and culture. And this books goes beyond what you think you know about Rio’s food culture, linking it to the city’s extraordinary setting and its native and immigrant populations.

This review appeared in CHoWline, the monthly newsletter of the Culinary Historians of Washington, D.C.

Be sure to check out Rowman & Littlefield‘s expanding and intriguing list of books on culinary history.

CHoWline review

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