Oct 14, 2022 • 1HR 5M

Episode #51: Rafa Costa e Silva

The chef of Lasai and Crypto Kitchen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Rafa Costa e Silva is the chef and owner of the restaurant Lasai in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as well as two other restaurants in Rio that will open by the end of the year. He did something I think is quite courageous during the pandemic. He made his restaurant smaller. It was more than 40 seats before, but he moved it and reduced it to 10. It’s not becau…

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