D.O.M. – A Taste of Exotic Amazonian Cuisine in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil. It is widely regarded as a lively destination with many opportunities for cultural experiences. It is also one of the richest cities in the southern hemisphere.

Sao Paulo is a particularly diverse city and this is reflected in the regional and international cuisine available in its world class restaurants. Apart from its cultural activities, São Paulo is well known for the incredible fine dining restaurants that is has to offer.

For four years running in Restaurant Magazine, D.O.M. has earned the prestigious title of Best Restaurant in South America. D.O.M. is a beautifully elegant restaurant located in Jardins, the most prestigious area in São Paulo. The service and attention to guests is unparalleled.

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Brazilian chef Alex Atala researches all the ingredients and, in some cases, even oversees the production of native produce. These native ingredients are transformed using French and Italian culinary techniques and processes.

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Although you will encounter more familiar European fine dining dishes, the emphasis at D.O.M. is on contemporary Brazilian and Amazonian cuisine.

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Brazil’s abundant produce, and particularly produce that is found in the Amazon rainforest, features prominently on the menu. Cambuca fruit, manioc root and tucupi juice are just some examples of local ingredients that are used.

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Expect unique dishes such as fresh heart of palm with scallops and coral sauce, or green tomato gel with edible flours and herbs.

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For the more adventurous, there are more exotic options such as two raw unseasoned ants served on a one-inch cube of pineapple.

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D.O.M.

Rua Barâo de Capanema, 549 – Jardins São Paulo . SP – Brasil Ph: +55 (11) 3088 . 0761 +55 (11) 3081 . 4599 Email for event schedule: eventos@domrestaurante.com.br Website: domrestaurante.com.br/en/home.html

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Emma Flemming

As well as being a contributing writer for LuxeInACity, Emma is a teacher, freelance writer and has her own blog. She has four university degrees and qualifications in English, Psychology and Education. Over the years Emma has enjoyed travelling to and experiencing luxury in several countries. Apart from travelling and writing, her interests lie in art, yoga and trying out new dining hotspots. Emma lives in South Africa and when she is not writing, can be found scuba-diving in the Indian Ocean.

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