Porto Alegre, Brazil
Jonn Tsu, 26
Design student & Artist
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I study product design, but I've been "artisting" lately. I feel like it releases who I really am.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Heartbreak playlist? What? I'd hang with some friends and have some fun!

What are the best TV shows of all time?

I love this brazilian animation called "irmão do jorel"

Name some spots in Porto Alegre that are good for a Tinder date.

I believe a good place to meet someone is somewhere calm, where you can talk. I enjoy Olivos 657, Agridoce, Pinacoteca...

Who’s your hero and where in Porto Alegre would you take them out for a serious hang?

Jum Nakao has been an inspiration for me. I believe I'd take him for a walk around Jardim Botânico.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

I enjoy looking for cool second hand clothing. João Pessoa Avenue has some "brechós", but I really enjoy Casa da Traça shop and Mostarda brechó, where there are more selected clothes.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Not that I don't go tehre sometimes, but Padre Chagas street is way too fancy and full of high nosed people for me.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Walk around photographing

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Porto Alegre and where did you get it?

There are lots of cheap and dirty places in the city center... I've been to some, but it's quite predictable.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Porto Alegre that you particularly like?

Hidden BrewPub

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Porto Alegre? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

I've been to Sheraton Hotel for one of my best friends birthday.

What restaurant in Porto Alegre looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Ateliê de massas!

Where can you get the best cocktail in Porto Alegre? Which one do you like?

I love the cocktails at Quentin's <3 Let's fuck and Au Revoir Shoshanna are yummy yummm!

Where would you take your partner in Porto Alegre if you wanted to really pamper them?

I love Cafés, so I'd take him/her to Agridoce to eat a Pesto Roll or to Machry to have some Banana Tart.

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Paçoca <3

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Porto Alegre?

Margot

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Porto Alegre?

I believe all the museums are underrated :( I love Praça da Alfândega as there are lots of museums around

What are the Porto Alegre spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Visit Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana or Fundação Ibere Camargo and afterwards watch the sundown from there, it's beautiful!

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

I don't have ONE favorite vacation city, because I love traveling, so the best place is probably somewhere I've never been to before and that holds some surprise for me :)

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