Dining

Casa de Chá da Boa Nova – Álvaro Siza & Rui Paula Create an Instant Classic

Casa de Chá da Boa Nova – Álvaro Siza & Rui Paula Create an Instant Classic

By | July 22, 2014 at 2:55 pm | No comments

Two titans of their respective industries join together to create what is sure to be an instant classic in the world of Portuguese cuisine. Pritzker prize-winning architect Álvaro Siza Vieira is responsible for design, and superstar celebrity chef Rui Paula crafts the menu. The...

Posted in: Dining, Porto

L’And Vineyards Restaurant in Alentejo – Michelin Star Cuisine of Miguel Laffan

L’And Vineyards Restaurant in Alentejo – Michelin Star Cuisine of Miguel Laffan

By | June 11, 2014 at 10:54 am | No comments

Madeira has one. Porto has two and Lisbon, four. The Algarve boasts six in total. We’re talking about Michelin stars, the internationally-respected rating system designating the very best in fine dining. Yet, the newest star in Portugal’s gourmet universe can be found on the...

Posted in: Alentejo, Dining

Mini Bar by José Avillez at Teatro São Luiz in Lisbon

Mini Bar by José Avillez at Teatro São Luiz in Lisbon

By | May 28, 2014 at 11:37 am | No comments

Is it that time again already? Popular, passionate and prolific superstar chef José Avillez has opened yet another ultra-cool restaurant. Like Belcanto, Cantinha do Avillez, Café Lisboa and Pizzaria Lisboa, this one is in the fashionable Chiado district of Lisbon. And, true to...

Posted in: Dining, Lisbon

Grei, Comida do Sul – Contemporary Portuguese Cuisine in Lisbon

Grei, Comida do Sul – Contemporary Portuguese Cuisine in Lisbon

By | May 22, 2014 at 11:32 am | No comments

The team at Grand’ Arte, a popular event management company, say the key ingredients to their new project are good quality food, cozy environment, great atmosphere and friendly service. Indeed, Grei – Comida do Sul, is a traditional Mediterranean and Portuguese restaurant...

Posted in: Dining, Lisbon

Restaurante LSD – International Cuisine in Largo de São Domingos, Porto

Restaurante LSD – International Cuisine in Largo de São Domingos, Porto

By | May 15, 2014 at 5:42 pm | No comments

LSD? Sure, why not? It’s the modern, European restaurant and daytime café located at #78 Largo de São Domingos in Porto. LSD is open for lunch with a menu of sandwiches and light dishes, such as roast beef and smoked salmon. At dinner, international cuisine is the focus,...

Posted in: Dining, Porto

Champanheria da Baixa Bistro – Bubbly Lounge & Bistro in Palácio do Comercio, Porto

Champanheria da Baixa Bistro – Bubbly Lounge & Bistro in Palácio do Comercio, Porto

By | May 12, 2014 at 6:13 pm | No comments

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right!" If you agree with this sentiment by American humorist Mark Twain, then you need to step into the Champanheria da Baixa Bistro on Rua Sá da Bandeira at the Palacio do Comércio in Porto. This elegant retro-glam...

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