The capital of São Paulo has a busy cultural program in November, with international shows, fairs, exhibitions and exhibitions. The same happens in the gastronomic sector, full of events for those who like to eat.
Among them are a cinema showing films about gastronomy, followed by free tastings, a festival dedicated to hamburgers and a sparkling wine fair. Discover options below.
2nd SP Food Film Fest
From the 9th to the 19th of November, the cinema exhibition shows around 30 productions linked to free food. The selection includes films such as “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown”, by Pedro Almodóvar, and “The Scavengers and Me”, by Agnès Varda, and the premiere of the documentary “Blind Ambition”, about refugees who become sommeliers. Part of the sessions are followed by free tastings of dishes related to the title: anyone who watches the animation “Lady and the Tramp” will be able to eat a plate of pasta, like the one that appears in the story.
Brazilian Cinematheque – lgo. Senator Raul Cardoso, 207, Vila Mariana, southern region, spfoodfilmfest.art.br. From 9 to 19/11. Free
Throughout the month of November, the festival dedicated to burgers brings together restaurants that create exclusive recipes for the event. Among them, Z Deli, voted the best hamburger restaurant in São Paulo, especially in Sheet, prepared a suggestion that includes a burger, dish cheese, porto belo mushroom and mayonnaise with mushrooms and truffles on brioche bread (R$ 54). The Holy Burger serves a snack with 180 g of meat, toasted sesame mayonnaise, romaine lettuce, jeyuk bokkeum (spiced pork belly) and kimchi de nirá on brioche (R$ 72 with fries).
Addresses in burgerfest.com.br. Until 11/30
The fish and seafood restaurant celebrates four years of dinners paired with wines, on the nights of the 8th and 9th, in partnership with the importer Uva Vinhos. The restaurant, in a townhouse in Vila Madalena, is headed by chefs Adriano de Laurentiis and Guilherme Giraldi. The special menu for the date has seven times and debuts some dishes, such as Provençal-style pink shrimp and grilled cavaca with bernaise sauce, paired with Rosé de Saignée Sève Brut Nature 2015 champagne.
R. Fidalga, 314, Vila Madalena, west region, @restaurantecais. Wed. (8) and Thu. (9), from 7pm. R$975 per person. Reservations via WhatsApp (11) 3819-6282
International Jerez Week
Celebrated worldwide, the date brings together bars that prepare drinks in which the star is sherry, a fortified wine typical of the southern region of Spain. The event, which reaches its tenth edition, takes place from Monday (6) until Sunday (12). To celebrate, addresses also promote meetings between bartenders. The Imakay restaurant, for example, will share the bar counter with Alisson Oliveira (Caledônia, voted best bar in the city by Sheet) and Alê Salerno (Boca de Ouro) on Monday, 6th, from 7pm.
Multiple addresses. From 6 to 12/11
Sparkling wines and summer wines are the star of the event, which takes place on the 11th and 12th at Burle Marx Park. Around 200 labels can be tasted by the public. The list of participants includes wineries such as Zanotto, Audace, Ponto Nero and Tenuta. There are also food stalls and a fair selling artisanal products. Tickets entitle you to a three-hour tasting session and freebies.
Burle Marx Park – av. Dona Helena Pereira de Moraes, 200, Vila Andrade, south region. Sat. (11) and Sun. (12), from 11:30 am to 6:30 pm. From R$99 to R$150, at ingresse.com
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