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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

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

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

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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Memorial – Flavors that Inspire Memories, Leça da Palmeira, Porto

Memorial – Flavors that Inspire Memories, Leça da Palmeira, Porto

By | March 24, 2014 at 11:17 am | No comments

Memorial is a hip new restaurant, in the Paço da Boa Nova neighborhood of Leça da Pameira near Porto, promising sabores que inspiram memórias (or flavors that inspire memories). Every element of the restaurant, from decor to menu, evokes fond memories of good times shared...

Posted in: Dining, Porto