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Momentos – Delightful Alentejo Cuisine in Évora

The entrance along Rua 5 de Outubro, just off the main square in Évora, is mostly nondescript, except for a notable sign made of azulejos reading, “Life is too short to eat chips every day. We serve our food with vegetables.” And so begins the unique and enjoyable dining experience that is Momentos.
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El Bulo Social Club by Chakall – South American Cuisine in Lisbon

He’s been quoted as saying El Bulo Social Club is his newest and last restaurant. Chakall, the popular, turban-wearing, Argentina-born, television celebrity chef brings new life, Latin flare and South American cuisine to an abandoned warehouse in the Marvila area of Lisbon. El Bulo Social Club is intended to be fun and festive, without pretenses.
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Pito do Bairro – Barbeque by Olivier in Lisbon

Prolific and popular Portuguese restaurateur Olivier da Costa (known to everyone simply as “Olivier”) adds yet another new concept to his portfolio of dining establishments. Joining the successful ranks of Olivier Avenida (fine dining), Guilty (casual gourmet), Yakza (Japanese),...
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Nogueira’s Fire Food – Grilled Meat and Pizza in Lisbon

The Nogueira family has been in the grilled food business since 1990. With many successful restaurants across northern Portugal, the family has finally opened a Portuguese barbeque spot in the heart of Lisbon. Occupying the former Maritaca Pizzaria in Santos, Nogueira’s Fire Foods is a hip eatery...
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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.
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Faz Gostos – Algarvian Favorites in Old Town Faro

Faz Gostos was one of the first Algarvian restaurants we featured on Portugal Confidential. Recently, we returned to the restaurant in the historic old town of Faro to find that popularity has not diminished nor has the quality of delicious international and Portuguese cuisine. Prominent locals as well as foreign tourists book in...
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2016 Michelin Star Restaurants in Portugal

There’s a new member in the Michlein Star Portugal club! For 2016, the Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal has awarded a first time star to Chef Rui Silvestre at Bon Bon in Carvoeiro, in the Algarve. Sadly, L’And Restaurant in Alentejo loses the honored designation. In total, 14 restaurants in Portugal are recognized with stars; six are in the Algarve, four in Lisbon, three in the Porto area, and one in Funchal...