Sarah’s Place restaurant became famous when the gossip started. A man’s finger had fallen into the onion soup. Before it was just a hole-in-the wall in São Paulo’s Santa Cecília, with good food and a bunch of loyal customers and not even a sign above the door. The finger episode was never confirmed, but that’s what people had for at least three years after the rumor started. And by then, everyone had heard about that place on a noisy and dusty downtown corner. It was open until the wee hours when all the sins of the night were washed down in chicken stock and vegetables.
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