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Restaurants Serve Lucky New Year Dinners in Rio de Janeiro

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The traditional New Year dinner in Brazil (known as Ceia da Virada) grants an opportunity for friends and family to gather together and celebrate the arrival of the new year. For those that are superstitious, it is also the chance to serve and eat food that supposedly will bring luck and good fortune.

Several restaurants in Rio de Janeiro have stuck to their traditional roots and created various dinners that use ingredients that are associated to new year's luck. Chef Tande Bittencourt from the restaurant, Restô, has used . . .

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