December 31, 2013 12:00 AM

Our mood in food 2014: Will our tastes trend toward Brazil?

Will our tastes trend toward Brazil, or stick with the familiar Midwestern food movement? The Brazilians call their brand of football “jogo bonito,” which translates to “beautiful game.” The 2014 World Cup (followed by the Summer Olympics in 2016, also in Brazil) should be just the thing to move the country’s star cocktail — the caipirinha — from the bench to a starting position.

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