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PLage Cafe information
Inside the lush Parque Lage, this beautifully sited cafe serves a few hearty dishes, such as rich pork belly with lentils, plus salads, quiches, pastas such as eggplant lasagna and changing daily specials like vegetarian cassoulet. On weekends it's a popular gathering spot for young families who come for brunch (R$27 to R$32), which features eggs Benedict, yogurt with granola and fruit plates.