Bubbles galore at a price that wont leave your head spinning

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Bubbles galore at a price that wont leave your head spinning

Aside from a fantastic selection of Cachaça, alcohol is generally a wallet-drainer in Brazil. If you desire a decent bottle of fizz, the fear of potential cost alone might put you off. However Pão de Açúcar has a surprisingly satisfying array of all things bubbly, with a cost range to please. You can still find the usual expenno Veuve and family, but there are also many types of sparkling Prosecco, crisp Cava, and fruity Brut to pop open with friends.

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More Mamao for your buck – Fresh Fruit ‘n’ Veg

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More Mamao for your buck - Fresh Fruit 'n' Veg

Paulistanos seem split into two camps – those that shop at Carrefour / Dia, or those that shop at Pao de Acucar / Santa Luzia. Truth be told, both have distinct advantages and the thrifty buyer would do well to split their shopping trips depending on need. However Carrefour consistently has the best value fruit and veg – not only that but also these whopping Mamaos (Papayas). And I have BIG hands…