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Taste of Lisboa’s food & cultural experiences take place mostly in our capital city. That doesn’t mean that, in here, we don’t get to enjoy food and drinks from all over the country. In Lisbon it’s fairly easy to come by dishes from different corners of Portugal. Yet, to try specific regional recipes, it is often required to, if not travel to those regions, at least seek specialized restaurants...

Portuguese cuisine is unquestionably tasty, but it isn’t known as the lightest cuisine out there. Our typical dishes are what many would describe as comfort food. Hearty stews. Addictive fritters. Desserts galore. Plenty of coffee breaks paired with pastries… You name it! This is exactly what makes Portugal such as great destination for food loving travelers!
Starting the year, after the excesses of food and drinks that are common during the festivities of Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, many prefer to follow a lighter diet...

When that wonderful time of the year comes around in Portugal, we think about holidays and a few days away from work. We like spending quality time with our loved ones, bond over gift exchanging and, over all, have a deeper sense of appreciation for the good things in life, that may not always be so present during the busy days of the rest of the year. Whether you are a part of a traditional family that will care to go to mass on Christmas Eve, or a more contemporary group of people where family and friends mingle on this special date, you can be rest assured that food will be a constant in any festivity, even more so Christmas, one of the most celebrated holidays all over our country...

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