Couscous is only made in the northeast, with cornmeal, salt and a little water. It's served with eggs, milk and butter, or can be fried. It's the lifeblood of the local community, and this restaurant is a great spot for trying this specialty. This small restaurant has become famous for serving the dish with different toppings: with five cheeses, with chicken, or even sweet dishes like couscous with bananas! Well worth visiting to taste the delicacies.
The Cafe John John almost goes unnoticed by pedestrians who pass through the United States Avenue (close to the port of Salvador and market model). It has a quality variety of dishes that are prepared by the chef, and various cakes that will make your mouth water. The best option for lunch is definitely the shrimp stew that is very well served with rice, farofa and pyro and style of Baha (with or without pepper to taste of the client). In this cafe there's also pies, sweet and savory, and its very nice, cozy with wireless network.
La Golosa is a candy store located next to the Pousada Bom Astral, in the famous region of Trancoso Square. The Italian name means greedy, and no wonder. It specializes in pastries and cakes, La Golosa also attracts attention because of the creativity and color of it's decor, in a corner of the village overlooking the little church, and with wooden tables and chairs that invite you to relax and succumb to the pleasures of gluttony.