HOTEL UNIQUE The half-moon design of the building was created by Ruy Ohtake, while João Armentano was in charge of the decoration of rooms, some of which have curved walls. Av. Brigadeiro Luís Antônio, 4700, Jardins; 3055-4710; hotelunique.com.br.
Photo credits: 1© Jair Magri, 2© Fernanda Frazão
FOODi DALVA E DITO Chef Alex Atala’s second establishment, dedicated to flawlessly executed trivial dishes such as galinhada (rice stew with chicken) and pork in the can with mashed potatoes and pequi. R. Padre João Manuel, 1115, Jardins; 3068-4444. GALERIA DOS PÃES Not just a simple bakery, it’s more like a snackbar meets winehouse and emporium, together with a wide range of different breads, cold cuts and dainties from the patisserie. R. Estados Unidos, 1645, Jardins; 3064-5900. RITZ In a modern and bustling atmosphere, young waiters serve casual meals and wellgrilled hamburgers. Al. Franca, 1088, Jardins; 3062-5830. Z DELI For 30 years, it has been offering traditional Jewish recipes, prepared by the owner, Polish Lonka Lucki. Al. Gabriel Monteiro da Silva, 1350, Jardins; 3064-3058.
NIGHTLIFEi CASA DE FRANCISCA This centennial townhouse receives intimist gigs that join different generations of Brazilian artists, from Jorge Mautner to Marina de La Riva. R. José Maria Lisboa, 190, Jardins; 3052-0547. BALLROOM A glamourous night club with electronic music, boasting a lounge, a dancefloor and VIP boxes. R. Augusta, 3000, Jardins; 4328-3001; ballroom.com.br.
SHOPPINGi GALERIA OURO FINO Vintage shops, unconventional accessories, daring hairdressers, and even an office for collaborative work are among the findings in this four-floored gallery. R. Augusta, 2690, Jardins; 3082-7860.
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