Wood Spoon

Los Angeles
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Tues11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Sat11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tues5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Los Angeles
Oct 20, 2021

11 Essential Brazilian Restaurants You Need To Know in Los Angeles

Owned by chef Natalia Pereira who hails from Vianópolis, Brazil, Woodspoon recently earned a Bib Gourmand designation by the Michelin Guide for high-quality dishes that showcase the flavors of the Minas Gerais region in southeastern Brazil. You can’t go wrong with any of the dishes listed under “Woodspoon Favorites,” especially the Brazilian chicken pot pie with tender shredded chicken, hearts of palm, olives, and corn, that’s served alongside a mixed salad and housemade green salsa. Or tuck into moqueca, a traditional seafood stew with black cod and a secret coconut sauce that’s served over cilantro rice. The menu also features popular street foods like coxinha, which translates to castle in Portuguese and describes the shape of this towering chicken-stuffed pastry. Wash it all down with a glass of Woodspoon’s signature sangria, available with red or white wine.

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Los Angeles
Jun 23, 2021

23 Essential Black-Owned Restaurants You Should Know in LA

A true fusion kitchen if ever there was one, Woodspoon serves Brazilian fare inspired by the African, European, and Indian influences specific to the Minas Gerais region of Brazil, that chef/owner Natalia Pereira hails from. Popular dishes include a Brazilian pot pie that’s stuffed with chicken, hearts of palm, olives, and corn, and sealed with a flaky crust; and Brazilian pastries like potato croquettes filled with basil and cheese, Portuguese dumplings bursting with shrimp and coconut, and Coxinhas, chicken croquettes that are a popular street food in Brazil. You’ll also want to add an order of yucca fries, a denser cousin of traditional potato fries.

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