What's new on Cape Cod
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Fernando Fonseca came to Cape Cod from the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil eight years ago. This winter, he opened Preta Café with Flavio Santos. The restaurant is in the Airport Plaza off Barnstable Road in Hyannis, and even though it just opened May 1, it is already changing course. Fonseca, 39, wanted to offer traditional American fare with a few Brazilian specialties, but he said, All the Americans asked, Where is the Brazilian food? A new menu focusing on Brazilian dishes debuted this week, and on a recent Saturday it attracted a mix of the local Brazilian population (which numbers well over 10,000) and shoppers from TJ Maxx and Ocean State Job Lot.
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