MEE AT BELMOND COPACABANA PALACE RECEIVES FIRST MICHELIN STAR

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Christian Stan, at 21 Apr. 15, in Gourmet, Hotel Restaurants, News

MEE at Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro has become one of the first restaurants in South America to be awarded a prestigious Michelin star.

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MEE is one of only six venues in Rio de Janeiro to be awarded a Michelin star.

The 92-seat pan-Asian restaurant is listed in the first edition of the Michelin Guide Rio de Janeiro & São Paolo – the first edition of the Michelin Guide to cover South America.

MEE is one of only six venues in Rio de Janeiro to be awarded a star and Michelin recommends the restaurant’s spicy Thai salad with tangerine, quail’s egg sushi with truffle, and Kobe beef tataki with ponzu sauce.

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The city’s first luxury pan-Asian restaurant, MEE sits adjacent to the hotel’s fabulous swimming pool.

Led by celebrated BBC TV chef Ken Hom, MEE opened in February 2014 at the iconic Belmond Copacabana Palace, a glorious local landmark located on Rio’s world-famous Copacabana Beach. The city’s first luxury pan-Asian restaurant, MEE sits adjacent to the hotel’s fabulous swimming pool and takes guests on an exotic gastronomic journey through Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, Vietnam, China and Japan.

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Book until 27 December 2015, the Michelin Package offered by Belmond Copacabana Palace.

Belmond Copacabana Palace is offering a special package to celebrate MEE receiving a Michelin star. Available until 27 December 2015, the Michelin Package starts from £568 plus taxes per room for two nights and includes luxury accommodation, daily breakfast and a tasting menu with sake pairing at MEE. To book or for more information, call 0845 077 2222 or visit belmond.com.

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