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Arts & Crafts in Embu das Artes

Feira de Embu das Artes

Embu's weekend arts-and-craft fair is the biggest draw in the São Paulo region for artisanal wares.
Mediterranean in Embu das Artes

Emporio São Pedro

On endlessly charming Viela das Lavadeiras, this perennially popular Italo-Brazilian choice is the domain of charismatic chef Gui Manoel, who often engages with guests while they nosh on cross-cultural dishes such a…
Arts & Crafts in Embu das Artes

Oficina da Cor

One of the better brick-and-mortar shops in Embu, tucked down unsigned Viela Olha d'Agua. The unique paintings by Clovia Gomes and framed origami work of Mac Quillin stand out in a town where many shops look the sam…
Antiques in Embu das Artes

Marcelo Antiquário

You may not buy anything here, but this rambling, three-story house is chockfull of diligently curated, design-forward furniture, antiques and small trinkets that make for a fun browse.
Brazilian in Embu das Artes

O Garimpo

A pleasant spot for the peckish, with a veranda, colonial dining room, and a huge menu ranging from German specialities such as kassler (pork chop) to Brazilian staples (shrimp stews) and occasional surprises (vegan…