Caipirinha, Caipifruta, Caipiroska, Caipisake… which would you like? “Caipirinha” is the national Brazilian cocktail. The first caipirinha I ever tried in Brazil rocked my world! It is perfect for a hot day on the beach; the traditional version uses the acidity of lime and sweetness of sugar to balance out the burn of the cachaça […]
My favorite restaurant in Florianopolis is an American-run cafe/restaurant in Lagoa de Conceição, called Café Cultura. It’s a cute cafe with great coffee, desserts, meals, and free wifi (password california). Besides the very friendly waiters, my favorite thing about the cafe is all the inspirational quotes they print on their placemats.