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Juarez Becoza

Juarez Becoza

Juarez Becoza is a carioca journalist. He works as culinary columnist and bohemian guide in Rio de Janeiro. He writes weekly about botequim for Jornal O Globo, a major brazilian newspaper, for more than 15 years now. For his column "Pé-Sujo", he searches and writes about the best, oldest and more hidden bars and popular restaurants in town. Juarez has already visited more than 1.500 drinking and culinary places in the city. Recently, Juarez traveled the World, in a personal project called Around the World in 80 Bars, documenting bars and restaurants from more than 40 countries.

Recent stories by Juarez Becoza

January 24, 2018

Beans & Beats: Pre-Gaming Carnival 2018

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Rio -- There’s one thing about Rio’s gastronomy that just about everyone can agree on: feijoada, the glorious black bean and pork stew served with collard greens, toasted manioc flour, rice and oranges, can (and should be) eaten all year long. Read more
January 19, 2018

Mania de Boteco: A Bar in the Sky

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Rio -- It's not easy to get to Mania de Boteco. You have to go up, up, up, first by car (or, for something more thrilling, on the back of a motorcycle taxi) and then by foot, cutting across alleys and climbing narrow stairwells. But this spot is worth all the effort. Read more