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PORTUGUESE WINTER DISHES

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Do you feel more hungry during winter? It’s natural. On colder days, our body consumes more energy to regulate body temperature. But anyone who likes to eat knows that this verb is not just a functional act. Those who love to eat do not just do it for food. We also do it for the…

INTERNATIONAL FOOD IN LISBON FROM PORTUGUESE FORMER COLONIES

comida internacional lisboa

These days, different communities originally from Portuguese former colonies and currently living in Lisbon open their own restaurants and serve traditional dishes that soon become comforting must-have delicacies we can’t live without anymore! At Taste of Lisboa, we believe that food is a strong cultural expression of great identity, passed down from one generation to…

Foods you didn’t know were Portuguese

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When the Age of Discoveries initiated about 500 years ago, the phenomena we now know as globalization started taking place. Portugal was one of the nations at the forefront of this exchange of cultures across all corners of the world. The Portuguese, who first explored the North of Africa, traveled to the Americas and, eventually,…

The 5 coolest markets in Lisbon

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Lisbon’s traditional markets have been renovated hand in hand with the city and its lifestyle, giving way to cosmopolitan spots where classic fresh fish, meat, fruit and vegetable stalls come together with renowned chefs and kitchens stalls to provide, in the same space, the entire culinary cycle – from handpicking the produce of the day…

5 amazing beaches, just 30 minutes from Lisbon

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It’s no secret: it’s perfectly possible to get lost in Lisbon’s typical streets and neighborhoods for days and not even realize how much time has gone by. But now that summer is fast approaching, don’t forget that Portugal’s capital is only two minutes away from the coast, with fantastic dunes and beaches. So, if you…

A guide to Lisbon’s best popular festivities

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We favor walking tours with strategic stops to enjoy the local culture, to tell and listen to the stories and customs of each neighborhood, to savor local tidbits and immerse ourselves in the authenticity of every corner in Lisbon. With the arrival of June, we have even more reasons to get outside and go for…

Easter in Portugal: our hosts’ favorite typical foods

Typical Portuguese Easter bread

Closely linked to the ancient pagan feasts that celebrated the beginning of spring, Easter also symbolizes rebirth, reunion and renewal. From the impressive processions to the deep cleaning of homes, from fasting during Lent to the overflowing tables of Easter Sunday, this is a unique celebration in our country. The role of food during Easter…

Our 5 favorite spots in Lisbon for stunning sunsets

Sunset in Lisbon

After an afternoon discovering and sharing Lisbon’s most delicious hidden gems through one of our walks, experiencing local food and embracing Portuguese culture and its people, it’s time for the golden hour – that magical moment when Lisbon presents those who are lucky to find themselves in the city with one of the most stunning…

Apps for you to travel in Lisbon like a Pro

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Do you remember those days when the only way to get around in a new city was to carry a big paper map that didn’t even show all the streets? And then it got all ruined with the use and the rain? Fortunately, we’ve come a long way and nowadays all you need to travel…

The best museums to eat at in Lisbon

Food + Art event in Lisbon

Good food is art too. Lisbon is one of the most culturally dynamic cities in Europe. The abundance of creative people, galleries and museums is one of our most appreciated assets of our city and one of the secrets to its irresistible appeal. Just like painting and sculpture, food can be art too, an even…