Mercadão (Rua Cantareira 306, Centro Histórico, São Paulo) — considered as one of the best gastronomic poles in the city of São Paulo, the Mercadão conquests every palate. Like any great metropolis, this central market is filled with fine restaurants, charming cafes and typical delicacies from all parts of Brazil to satisfy a population that seeks art, fun and of course, diverse cuisine. Here, you can experience tasty pieces of cheeses from all over the world (parmesan, provolone, bries etc.), the famed mortadela sandwich (or bologna sandwich – which has over 200 grams of mortadela well sliced and placed between hot bread and melted cheese), frozen yogurt tropical mix with toppings of pistachio, chocolate and dehydrated fruits. That, and other delicacies. Hours: 6:00 am – 6:00 pm.