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Burger festival returns to Rio for second year

Rio aims to rehabilitate the humble burger.
Rio aims to rehabilitate the humble burger. Image by pointnshoot / CC BY 2.0

The second edition of the Rio Burger Fest, which features 21 gourmet restaurants and bars, will run until 23 November. Festival creators hope to change the perception that hamburgers are reserved for fast food only and aim to increase their consumption. The event will also allow restaurant goers to discover new eating establishments around Rio de Janeiro. Read more: riotimesonline.com