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Pistachia Vera

541 S. Third St.
Columbus , OH , United States http://www.pistaciavera.com
(614) 220-9070

From the From the May 2008 Food & Wine Go List

The traditional Brazilian <em>boteco</em> (bar) is usually a relaxed place with a black-and-white-tiled floor, bow-tied waiters, vintage photos of cityscapes and a menu of classic snacks. Pirajá improves on the formula by using excellent ingredients to make dishes like <em>bobo de camarão</em> (shrimp cooked with manioc and coconut milk). Guests order the food mainly to accompany drinks such as the Brahma Black Chopp, a creamy, medium-bodied local beer available on tap here.

We loved: (batter-fried shrimp with cream cheese) at Pirajá; fried-zucchini pizza at Pizzeria Braz.

Insider tip: Pirajás owners also run the city's terrific .

Last updated 2012-02-22 01:30:37 UTC
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