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  • Best Brazilian

    Best Brazilian
    1) iD Brazil Churrascaria & Restaurant 241 Elm St. West Haven (203) 932-4000 idbrazil.com 2) Ola Restaurant   3) Bistro Mediterranean & Tapas Bar  
  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Flavor Profile: Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar in Stamford

    Flavor Profile: Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar in Stamford
    With its great location on the corner of Bedford and Spring, and folding doors that open onto the street, Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar has the sidewalk café thing down. But diners should not be put off by winter's less welcoming façade. There's seriously...
  • Best Brazilian Restaurant

    Best Brazilian Restaurant
    1) Brazil Grill 1996 Park St.  Hartford (860) 523-5477 www.brazilgrillct.com    
  • Brazil's claim adds yet another facet to the case of the Bahia Emerald

    Brazil's claim adds yet another facet to the case of the Bahia Emerald
    The bizarre, tortuous journey of the Bahia Emerald began in the depths of a Brazilian mine and eventually landed it in a Los Angeles County sheriff's evidence locker, where it remains today. Since 2009, the 180,000-carat, 840-pound behemoth of a gem has...
  • Kaká finds new home, new challenge with Orlando City

    Kaká finds new home, new challenge with Orlando City
    Ricardo Kaká has lifted the World Cup trophy, been named the world's best soccer player and once fetched a record fee of more than $94 million for his services. The Brazilian star has reached every pinnacle of his sport over his career, and yet he...
  • Cleanup of Rio's bay for 2016 Olympics will fall short, officials say

    Cleanup of Rio's bay for 2016 Olympics will fall short, officials say
    To no great surprise, Brazilian officials acknowledged Friday that they will fall short of their goal to greatly decrease pollution in the waters where sailors and windsurfers will compete at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Environmentalists have long...
  • New Brazil ag minister bats down her anti-environment reputation, calls criticism sexist

    Brazil's new Agriculture Minister Katia Abreu, nicknamed the "chainsaw queen" by environmentalists for what they've called her promotion of deforestation, strongly batted down the criticisms on Thursday, labeling them as sexist given she's the first woman...
  • Olympic host Brazil has 19 of world's 50 most dangerous cities

    MEXICO CITY Forty-three of the 50 most dangerous cities in the world are in Latin America, according to a survey released Tuesday, including 19 in Brazil, which will host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Mexico City didn't make the list, and Ciudad Juarez,...
  • Brazilian tourists reshape business offerings in Central Florida

    Brazilian tourists reshape business offerings in Central Florida
    Perfume, luggage and selfie sticks — nothing was off limits to shoppers at Brazil Center on International Drive. The bright, clean showroom, less than 2 miles from Orlando International Premium Outlets, has a loyal Brazilian tourist customer base,...
  • Indonesia rejects foreign appeals, executes 6 drug convicts, including 5 foreigners

    Indonesia brushed aside last-minute appeals by foreign leaders and executed by firing squad six people convicted of drug trafficking, including five foreigners, sending a message that the new government will not compromise its tough approach to narcotics....