Felipe Bronze: Brazilian food innovator

Friday, 29 November 2013

Squid on compressed watermelon at Oro; photo by Daniella Duarte

At 35 years of age, Felipe Bronze is one of the most important names in contemporary Brazilian gastronomy. This year he opened Pipo, a bar and restaurant in Rio which he describes as "a carioca bar with avant-garde food".

Ostrix at Pipo; photo by Tomas Rangel

Pipo follows the success of Oro, Bronze's first restaurant (also in Rio), with a menu based on traditional Brazilian gastronomy but using innovative cooking techniques.

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Chocolate dessert (five variations) at Oro; photo by Tomas Rangel