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Amazing food. I recommend the California Chicken or the Vegetarian Plate -- both come marinated with Brazilian spices, with white rice, black beans, salsa, spicy black bean soup, and fried plantain.
Co-owners Aparecida and Marcelino Filho opened Cafe Brazil in January of 1991. According to the restaurant's website, Marcelino completed his studies at Senac, the culinary school of Sao Paulo. Later he was a hospitality instructor for several well-known hotels in Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo such as The Meridian, Rio Palace, and Caesar Park Hotel in Ipanema. Later in Los Angeles, he worked at the Ivy, Campanile and the Softel Hotel. Marcelino also lived in France, where he studied wine and French cuisine.