Lactovegetarianism goes Indian at Gopala Prasada (Rua Antônio Carlos 413, Consolação, tel. 11/3283-3867, 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Mon.–Fri., noon–3 p.m. Sat., R$12–20). Incense wafts through the interior, rose petals are scattered on the floor, and the constantly changing daily menu features healthy fare flavored with spices from the Orient. A second adjacent dining room at Rua Antônio Carlos 429 is also open for dinner on Fridays and Saturdays.
© Michael Sommers from Moon Brazil, 2nd Edition