Running the streets of Rio

[this article first appeared in the Mail & Guardian newspaper] ‘This is cassava,” I shouted, trying to make myself heard over the music. “What? Who’s Cassandra?” We were sitting at a table at Carioca da Gema (Avenida Mem de Sá 79;, drinking Brahma beer and eating thick pieces of aipim frita — fried cassava […]

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