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Portugal’s link with rice exists long past its foundation. Rice started to be cultivated in our territory during the Mourish occupation, between the 7th and the 8th centuries AD.

This grain became so precious in our diet that nowadays we are the 4th biggest European producer, cultivating it in the estuaries of Sado, Tagus and Mondego rivers. The unique characteristics of soil, temperature, hours of sun and the water are the key to its singularity. The portuguese are also the biggest consumers of rice in Europe: 15 kg per capita annualy, roughly 3 times more than the European average...

Lisbon is one of the most cultural cities in Europe. We rank among the top in classic and contemporary dance shows, concerts, and theater plays. 

However how often do we have to rush dinner in order to show up at theater on time?Have you ever thought how easier it would be to just have dinner at the theater?

Fortunately, in Lisbon we have fantastic options to dine and get cultured. Here are five emblematic theaters of Lisbon that got a fresh breeze from top culinary experiences:

Minibar at São Luiz Theater
The first gastrobar opened by chef José Avillez...

Let’s say it like it is: Portugal has the best fish in the world and the Portuguese are passionated about everything the sea allows us to enjoy. There is a Summer Queen: her name is Sardine. She quietly deals with her family affairs (ie, reproduction) throughout the winter to be available to celebrate together the summer months. Fatty, juicy and voluptuous –  These are the beauty standards we just love on her...

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