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PORTUGUESE WINTER DISHES

dinner table

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…

Hello 2015: New Year´s Resolutions

Chef cooking

On the last day of 2014, one of the best years for tourism in Lisbon, we asked for New Year’s resolutions of some of those responsible for restaurants visited by Taste of Lisbon Food Tour. Ana and Tiago, the soul and the creative chef of Leopold. The sweet blast stop on our Downtown-Mouraria Food &…

3 friends in Lisbon – Seeing is believing!

Three friends posing

Were the stories told by Ana, the daughter of Portuguese immigrants in Paris, which led Marina and Julie want to see Lisbon with their own eyes. They took the summer holidays and followed Ana to discover a city they felt warm and full of charm. Marina – After everything Ana had told us I had…

Feifei and Joel – From LA to Lisbon

American couple in Lisbon

We found Feifei and Joel near Chapitô, looking for the entrance to the St. George Castle. On vacation for two weeks, the couple left Los Angeles and went to discover Iberia. – We landed in Barcelona and rented a car. We have visited Saragossa, Madrid and Lisbon now. – And why Lisbon? – I was…

Tomás, his friends and Real Madrid

Men drinking beer in Lisbon

Lisbon, which this year welcomes Champions League final, suffered an invasion of Spanish fans, among which we found Tomás and his group of friends in Costa do Castelo coffee, between Mouraria and Castelo S. Jorge. – How did you arrive in Lisbon? – We arrive on a van and this is where we will sleep…

Kat and Fabio: “We must be the only people in Lisbon that are not here to see the football game”

Couple

Passionate about travel and long weekends, Kat and Fabio arrived in Lisbon in full football fever. “We must be the only people in Lisbon that are not here to see the football game”, they say between laughs. They found a hostel in Belém – “the only place we found a room” – and tasted some…

A journey from north to south

Young couple and an old man

Charlotte and Benedikt (Germany). When we found them they had just climbed the stairways of S. Cristóvão and took the opportunity to rest in a bench strategically placed at the top of the staircase. A large book of Lonely Planet about Portugal took our attention and we wanted to know what they liked the most in…

3 friends, 3 days in Lisbon

Women posing

We found Sigrid (Estonia), Amanda (Barcelona) and Anna Maria (California) in the elevator of Zambeze restaurant, on the way to St. George’s Castle, and we wanted to know what they think of Lisbon. Why you chose Lisbon as a travel destination?  The price of the plane ticket to Sevilla was very expensive. At the same…