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Oficina – Gastronomy & Art in Porto

Art and gastronomy intermingle at Oficina in Porto. Aptly named Oficina, is a term in Portuguese used for a car repair garage, is in a restored car maintenance warehouse. This is the innovative starting point for a concept that...
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Boîte Nightclub in Porto

Swanky 70’s disco meets cool international nightclub in Boîte, Porto´s hip nightspot for wine, cocktails and dancing. “Boite” is French for “box; so, noted Portuguese interior designer...
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Reserva by Olivier – The “Best Of” Olivier in Cascais

Reserva by Olivier, is the signature restaurants at the renovated Villa Cascais Guest House overlooking the Bay of Cascais just to the west of Lisbon. The menu is a sort of Greatest Hits of dishes from Chef Olivier da Costa’s portfolio of popular restaurants. Unique wines are highlights of the experience, with reserve vintages from...
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Wish Restaurant & Sushi – Mediterranean with Japanese Influences in Porto

Known for his magical sushi skills at the former popular Shis restaurant in Foz, Chef Antonio Vieira appears again on the Portuguese restaurant scene with another fine dining restaurant. Wish restaurant is not far from the original Shis, with Chef Vieira returning to prepare Mediterranean cuisine with strong Japanese influences and...
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Cella Bar – Daytime Views, Nighttime Fun in Madelena, Azores

We had a very difficult time categorizing this post. The Cella Bar, in the municipality of Madelena on the island of Pico in the Azores, is a tapas restaurant and bar. Yet, it is also a work of architectural art and design, as well as a restful retreat in which to enjoy stunning views of the coast and sea. A great structure, beautiful ambiance and delicious food by day or by night.
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Memorial – Flavors that Inspire Memories, Leça da Palmeira, Porto

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 with friends and family over delicious food. It’s a modern experience built on the comfort of times past.
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Lobo Taste – Traditional Crafts Reinterpreted in Porto

Traditional art and crafts enthusiasts, and contemporary design aficionados, can finally shop together. In the Porto specialty store Lobo Taste, interior designer extraordinaire Paulo Lobo takes traditional products made in Portugal, and reinterprets them for modern times. This unique shop is located in the Palácio das Artes on Largo de S. Domingos.

Hotel Forte São João – Fortified Walls for Seven Chic Rooms

Forte São João Baptista is a 17th century fortress sitting prominently on the coast of northern Portugal, originally built to protect the mouth of the Ave River from evil seafarers. Today, this ominous building has been transformed into a hip hideaway for trendy travelers and must-do party stop for the cocktail set.