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The name “Fogo de Chão” translates to “fire on the ground,” referring to the traditional method of cooking utilizing an open fire. This tradition was used by gauchos, the South American equivalent of the American cowboy and commonly refers to the people from the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. In 1979, the Coser and Ongaratto brothers introduced their culinary pasttime to the world, opening Fogo de Chão’s first location in the Rio Grande countryside and quickly expanding to America.
Located near Battery Park in lower Manhattan, the newly opened El Vez is a New York version of the Philadelphia Mexican restaurant. A few of my colleagues and I recently visited the Stephen Starr eatery after attending a nearby event. I’ve dined at the Philadelphia location on multiple occasions, so I was interested to see what New York’s El Vez had to offer.
There is no shortage of pho in Philadelphia, with several options to grab a bowl all over town. Heralded as a popular hangover cure, this traditional Vietnamese soup consists of savory broth, basil, mint, rice noodles and thinly sliced chicken or beef. Though I didn’t need to quell a raging hangover, I stopped for dinner one Sunday afternoon in South Philadelphia at Pho 75, a popular pho spot in an unassuming location that Anthony Bourdain once visited while filming No Reservations after a night of heavy drinking in the city.