Andy Warhol, "Nine Jackies"

Sonnabend Collection, Part 1 at Serralves in Porto, through 8 May

Ileana Sonnabend is considered one of the most influential art dealers of the last half of the Twentieth Century. She amassed a collection of contemporary art covering numerous movements, from pop art and minimalism, to arte povera and nouveau realism. The Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art inaugurates a major exhibition...
Taberna Moderna - Smoked Cod Crispy Salad

Taberna Moderna – Modern Spanish/Portuguese Cuisine to Share

It’s hard to find a place that is cool and trendy, with innovative cuisine and presentation, while at the same time very laid-back, casual with substantial, home-style food. Well, we think we’ve found it. In Lisbon, Taberna Moderna on Rua dos Bacalhoeiros (between Baixa and Alfama) is that place.
Red Frog Speakeasy

Red Frog Speakeasy – Ring the Bell for Entrance to Fun in Lisbon

We thought the prohibition era was long gone! Well, no one told the owners of Red Frog Speakeasy in Lisbon. This cool bar, reminiscent of a secret 1920s New York bar, sits behind a closed door with no signage at the entrance. Guests know to go to Rua do Salitre 5ª and ring the bell under the Red Frog on the wall....
Carnaval funchal madeira

Carnival 2016 in Funchal, Madeira – 3-10 February

Carnival season is here…and no one celebrates these pre-Lenten festivities quite like the city and people of Funchal on Madeira Island. For eight days, the city is decorated with in festive colors and lights. Residents and visitors alike flood the streets in brightly adorned costumes.
Essencia do Vinho Porto 2016

Essência do Vinho – Portuguese Wine Celebrated in Porto, 25-28 Feb

Essência do Vinho (“Essence of Wine”), the largest event in Portugal celebrating and praising national wines of distinction, returns to the Palácio da Bolsa in Porto, 26 February to 1 March. At this 12th edition of the popular exhibition, sit in on wine talks and workshops, chat with over 100 wine experts...
Kanazawa Restaurant Lisbon Lisboa

Kanazawa – Haute Japanese Cuisine by Tomoaki Kanazawa in Lisbon

Sophisticated sushi connoisseurs and Japanese cuisine devotees in Portugal all know Chef Tomoaki Kanazawa. His Tomo restaurant, in the Algés neighborhood of Lisbon, is consistently mentioned as the best Japanese restaurant in the country. This means Tomo is always full. Therefore, to provide fans with more opportunity to taste his special dishes, Chef Tomo has opened a new restaurant, Kanazawa in...
El Clandestino - chili pepper feature 1

El Clandestino Latin American Cuisine in Bairro Alto, Lisbon

Latin American cuisine is what it’s all about at El Clandestino. The menu of high-end tacos and ceviches is conceived by Chef Antionio Amorim (of Pão à Mesa, Restaurant A, Blend Bairro Alto). Chef Fábio Sobral, returns to Portugal after spending time in London’s Michelin star Lima restaurant to supervise the kitchen.