All posts tagged: Alex Atala

D.O.M. – Sao Paulo

Three months have passed since I dined at Alex Atala’s restaurants. Three months. And I still get that fuzzy feeling when I think about my experience that day. I was in Sao Paulo for five days to discover the best cuisine that the city has to offer and for such a short space of time, I took away memories that will last a lifetime. The hosts certainly knew what they were doing – leaving the best experiences until last so that we left the city itching to go back. Our second to last day was what has gone down in (my) history as Alex Atala day. We rocked up at Dalva e Dito at lunchtime to be greeted by a fresh-faced Alex Atala who welcomed us to his neighbourhood restaurant. I stepped inside and my eyes were drawn to a number of design features. The brightly coloured rustic Portuguese tiles that covered the floor looked almost too pretty to stand on and the blue and white tiles that adorned the back wall of the restaurant …