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[28 Aug 2010 | 8 Comments | 4,304 views]
Today: Feijoada at Rios Brazilian

Businesses like Rios Brazilian are one of the reasons I love writing this blog. Owners Ben Googins and Elias Martins started Rios at the downtown farmer’s market in 2006, after meeting in Brasil, where  Elias grew up and where Ben lived for a handful of years.
I first met Ben when he attended a panel I moderated for Austin food-related small business owners in fall 2009 at Whole Foods Corporate Headquarters. I was immediately taken by his open spirit and passion for making his business succeed. Rio’s products — cheese breads …

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