Have breakfast and stroll around.
High-quality self-service, right behind the Botanical Garden. You may see a Brazilian TV star.
PAtrons are a good mix of families and the young. Go in front of Rua José Linhares.
Go to informal for a delicious cold Chope. Try "Mineirinho" a stir fry of beef, cheese, onions and manioc.
Drink beer in real carioca style, siting at the side walk looking at stunning views.
In the summer, go to one of the concerts atop the sugar-loaf. Stay for the party afterwards. Cariocas are really into it.