Dining

2015 Michelin Star Restaurants in Portugal

2015 Michelin Star Restaurants in Portugal

By | November 19, 2014 at 11:13 pm | No comments

And the Michelin stars just keep on coming!  For 2015, the Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal has added two new restaurants in Portugal to the distinguished list of gastronomic excellence, and elevated another to two-star status. In total 17 stars on 14 chefs are spread...

Posted in: Alentejo, Algarve, Central, Dining, Lisbon, Madeira, Porto

Kook Chiado – Popular Luanda Restaurant Comes to Lisbon

Kook Chiado – Popular Luanda Restaurant Comes to Lisbon

By | October 21, 2014 at 2:46 pm | No comments

It’s a little bit Portuguese. It’s a little bit Japanese. Oh, and it’s a little bit Angolan! Favorite Portuguese dishes are served alongside light sushi and sashimi, and complimented with unique flavors of African cuisine. It’s Kook Chiado, a fabulous “international”...

Posted in: Dining, Lisbon

Cantinho do Avillez Porto – Portuguese Cuisine of José Avillez in the North

Cantinho do Avillez Porto – Portuguese Cuisine of José Avillez in the North

By | September 9, 2014 at 9:47 am | No comments

Fans of José Avillez in northern Portugal have very good reason to celebrate! The superstar chef, with no less than five restaurants in the trendy Chiado neighborhood of Lisbon, has opened his first location in Porto. Cantinho do Avillez-Porto, at Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 166,...

Posted in: Dining, Porto

Restaurante Bastardo – Breaking the Rules at Internacional Design Hotel, Lisbon

Restaurante Bastardo – Breaking the Rules at Internacional Design Hotel, Lisbon

By | September 3, 2014 at 11:41 am | No comments

“Restaurante Bastardo (“Restaurant Bastard”) is the illegitimate son of Portuguese cuisine!” (Their words, not ours! A clever and intriguing promotional statement, to say the least.) This restaurant at the Internacional Design Hotel in Lisbon promises to “break the...

Posted in: Dining, Lisbon

Bistro Edelweiss – Swiss Cuisine, Retro Chalet Chic in Lisbon

Bistro Edelweiss – Swiss Cuisine, Retro Chalet Chic in Lisbon

By | August 18, 2014 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Thinking that cataplana, bacalhau and açorda are not what you want tonight? How about some späztle, rosti and bratwurst? A fresh breath of Alpine air wafts over the calçada streets of the Príncipe Real neighborhood of Lisbon, offering a unique dining experience. It’s...

Posted in: Dining, Lisbon

Quarenta e 4 Vilamoura – Casual, Contemporary & Cool Cuisine

Quarenta e 4 Vilamoura – Casual, Contemporary & Cool Cuisine

By | August 5, 2014 at 1:39 pm | No comments

Quarenta e 4 is exactly what Vilamoura needs. Light Mediterranean cuisine, complemented by a fresh sushi menu. Beautiful landscaped terrace for alfresco dining. Young, hip, attractive staff. Cool, sophisticated urban design. And, far enough away from the over-crowded marina to...

Posted in: Algarve, Dining