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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

2014 Michelin Star Restaurants in Portugal

2014 Michelin Star Restaurants in Portugal

By | November 21, 2013 at 5:24 pm | No comments

Portugal gains more stars! The 2014 Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal, the world-respected source for gastronomic excellence, has bestowed 14 stars on 12 chefs across the country. Stars are dispersed far-and-wide, from Porto to the Algarve, and from Madeira to Alentejo. As...

Posted in: Alentejo, Algarve, Dining, Lisbon, Madeira, Porto, Top 10 of 2013

Gull – Restaurant, Terrace & Bar in Porto

Gull – Restaurant, Terrace & Bar in Porto

By | March 16, 2013 at 12:06 pm | No comments

A new entertainment venue has hit Porto. Gull is a triple treat consisting of a restaurant, bar and al fresco terrace. With its location alongside the Douro River at Cais das Pedras, Nº 15 (in the space formerly known as Bazaar disco), Gull offers a relaxing escape from crazy...

Posted in: Dining, Porto

2013 Michelin Star Restaurants in Portugal

2013 Michelin Star Restaurants in Portugal

By | November 27, 2012 at 9:41 pm | One comment

For 2013, the Michelin Dining Guide to Spain & Portugal has awarded prestigious stars to 11 chefs across Portugal. As like last year, the publication has awarded two stars each to Hans Neuner of Ocean Restaurant and Dieter Koschina of Vila Joya. Both restaurants are located...

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

Cafeína – Cosmopolitan Cuisine in Foz of Porto

Cafeína – Cosmopolitan Cuisine in Foz of Porto

By | March 1, 2012 at 1:16 pm | No comments

Recently in a meeting in Porto, we asked our colleague, a prominent businessman, which is the best restaurant in the city. He said, “there are many, but Cafeína is my favorite.” Back at the hotel, we asked the attendent at the front desk if she had heard of Cafeína. She...

Posted in: Dining, Porto

Pitada de Mar –  Seaside Tavern Becomes Stylish Restuarant in Matosinhos

Pitada de Mar – Seaside Tavern Becomes Stylish Restuarant in Matosinhos

By | January 19, 2012 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Foodies in northern Portugal will be elated to learn about Pitada de Mar, the new modern fish restaurant on Rua Heróis de França in Matosinhos. Well-known local restaurateur Jorge Polónia has transformed a traditional Portuguese tavern into a swank new space offering...

Posted in: Dining, Porto

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