Step aside, celebrity chefs of Lisbon. Make way, Michelin star chefs of the Algarve. There’s a hot, enthusiastic, young creative chef in central Portugal who’s quickly becoming one of the country’s top talents on the culinary scene. He is Tiago Santos, Head Chef of O Bairro restaurant in Aveiro.
One of the hottest new restaurants in Portugal is a small little neighborhood spot in Aveiro. It’s called O Bairro. Sitting on a street corner, across the walk from the city fish market, this quaint little eatery is full most nights. Word is quickly spreading about its creative gourmet cuisine at crisis-friendly prices.