660 Rua Almirante Alexandrino
What: Stylish bar in the former slave quarters of a colonial mansion in Rio's boho-chic hilltop "village."
The look: Palm, mango, and almond trees overhang a colonnaded terrace lit by Marrakech-style lamps.
Who goes: Rio's willow-limbed French contingent.
Sound track: 1970s Brazilian film music vies with the subtropical insect buzz.
What to wear: A lace-and-sequin Isabela Capeto number for women and an airy cotton shirt for men.
What to drink: The Diavolo, a tequila-based blend of strawberry, lime, and black pepper.
Door policy: Look good and you'll walk straight in.