Tag Archives: Chicago

Brazilian Challenge Day 196: VIP Theater (Magic Mike)

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On day 196 of my Brazilian challenge, I was able to indulge in one of my favorite Sao Paulo pastimes – going to see a film at the VIP Theater. Who knew this concept had arrived in the States! There … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 194: Sushi Samba

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Sticking with the food & beverage theme, Day 194 of my plight to be more Brazilian, we had dinner at Sushi Samba. Sushi is big in Sao Paulo. There is a traditional restaurant service called “rodizio” which you’ll find at … Continue reading

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History of Brazilians in Chicago

Here is an article posted by the Chicago Historical Society about the history of Brazilians in Chicago: http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/1542.html The population of Brazilians in this city has always been rather small, which is why they never developed their own neighborhood like … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 193: Carnivale

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It was time to get back to some Brazilian cocktails. So on Day 193 of my challenge to keep up my Brazilianess while in Chicago, we went to Carnivale. It is located on Fulton Market in an up-and-coming trendy area … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 191: Mist of the Earth

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Day 191 of my challenge to be more Brazilian, Chicago edition, I was able to admire the works of a Brazilian artist. Denise Milan, a multidisciplinary artist, ecological and art education activist, and Sao Paulo native, currently has an exhibit … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 190: Navy Pier

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Day 190 of my Brazilian Challenge, Chicago edition, I took my daughter to a tourist attraction in my own home town – Navy Pier. For those of you who might have missed out on this city in the last 10 … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 187: Prohibited Picnic

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Ok. Once again I am waaaaaay behind. I blame it on all the great U.S. distractions, like Bravo TV and Trader Joe’s. On Day 187 of my challenge to maintain my run of Brazilianess, Chicago edition, I let my Brazilian … Continue reading

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