Restaurante Pitada de Mar in Matosinhos

Pitada de Mar – Seaside Tavern Becomes Stylish Restuarant in Matosinhos

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 sophisticated seafood in this seaside community.
Quarenta e 4 chef pedro nunes

Quarenta e 4 – Pedro Nunes Prepares Portuguese Fusion….and Sushi

Your first impression of Quarenta e 4 will certainly be its grand space. The building was originally a warehouse; so much of its vastness still exists. But that’s where similarities end. The space is now beautifully-appointed with modern décor and dramatic lighting.
dop porto rui paula

DOP = Taste and Daring in Porto

DOP is Chef Rui Paula’s acronym for Degustar e Ousar no Porto. It is his philosophy for preparation and presentation of his inspired cuisine. After achieving critical and popular success with his restaurant DOC in Folgosa, Paula returns to his hometown with a new venue to showcase this philosophy in the aptly named DOP.

Pedro Lemos – Traditional Flavors Meet Modern Cuisine in Porto

This unassuming door on Rua do Padre Luis Cabral could be just another quaint home that defines the traditional heritage of Porto. Yet, step inside, and you find a modern new restaurant, steeped in the flavors of old Portugal but redefined in the ambiance and cuisine of owner and chef Pedro Lemos.
Ar de Rio Dining Room Esplanade porto Vila Nova de Gaia

Ar de Rio – Which is More Beautiful, the View or the Architecture?

You’re an architecture fanatic....and you’re hungry. You’re in the Porto area. You really need a place to satisfy your passion for design as well as feed your growling stomach. Fortunately for you, Portugal Confidential can recommend the perfect place to fulfill these needs…Ar de Rio!