World Cup Cuisine: 10 Must-Try Brazilian DishesBy Jenny Miller | June 9, 2014 By Jenny Miller | June 9, 2014
With the world's most popular sports event about to kick off in Brazil, we figured it was a good time to dig into the country's diverse, tropical cuisine. Like the country itself, Brazilian food is a mix of European, American and native Amazonian elements. To explore Brazil's most famous dishes, we checked in with chef Shanna Pacifico, who grew up in Belo Horizonte, capital of the state of Minas Gerais. Pacifico recently left Back Forty West in Manhattan and is planning her own restaurant in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, called Boteco. Let us know if we missed any of your favorites in the comments below.