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  • And Jobi, a Rio institution dating back to 1956, has quasi-official status as the home of the best chopp in town.

    Top 10 neighbourhood bars in Rio de Janeiro

  • Anti-war demonstrations forced a name change, but it still serves excellent white wurst, potato salad and sauerkraut with kassler, and the draught Bohemia chopp is well-kept, as you'd expect in a German bar.

    Top 10 neighbourhood bars in Rio de Janeiro

  • Bottled cerveja may be the drink of choice in every other city in Brazil, but in Rio it is chopp, a light, refreshing draught beer served with a creamy head in tall glasses.

    Top 10 neighbourhood bars in Rio de Janeiro

  • To keep everyone happy and well-fuelled, a small bar in a side window dishes out chopp, caipirinha and dishes of grilled sausage and chicken hearts and bolinhos de bacalhau.

    Top 10 neighbourhood bars in Rio de Janeiro

  • By the end of the night the pavement was swarming with friendly drinkers who'd had one chopp too many.

    Top 10 neighbourhood bars in Rio de Janeiro

  • And I have to admit finding it quite entertaining to see Shakespeare using phrases like "This big-mouthed scumbag" rather than "wide-chopp'd rascal" as a ship carrying the King of Naples is battered upon a storm-tossed sea, and Juliet's lament "I have bought the mansion of love, but not possesse'd it" reduced to "I can't wait for us to be together".

    The Tempest / Romeo & Juliet

  • And I have to admit finding it quite entertaining to see Shakespeare using phrases like "This big-mouthed scumbag" rather than "wide-chopp'd rascal" as a ship carrying the King of Naples is battered upon a storm-tossed sea, and Juliet's lament "I have bought the mansion of love, but not possesse'd it" reduced to "I can't wait for us to be together".

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • The Stranger speculates that State House Speaker Frank Chopp may have made chopp suey of his political future by tacitly siding with the SEIU and Alice Woldt in their failed move against Helen Sommers The biggest loser in the contretemps may be neither the union nor the party.

    Sound Politics: Chopp SEIU

  • This wide-chopp'd rascal -- would thou mightst lie drowning,

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8

  • Spread Eagle in Bride Lane, and there had a chopp of veale and some bread, cheese, and beer, cost me a shilling to my dinner, and so through Fleet

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 24: September/October 1663

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