Category: Eat Drink Party
The seafood and wine would be enough, but Lisbon’s got Michelin stars, top mix masters, dingy dive bars, and all-night clubs worthy of Madonna.
What to Do at Easter in Lisbon 2019
April 18, 2019
It’s time to whip your red baby-Jesus flag out once more, which, as I recently learned, can be purchased for very little at your local loja chinesa. That’s right, it’s Easter! But what can you do in the great city of Lisbon on this most holy of weekends? Apart from repent, of course, you dirty heathen. […]
Digging into Zomato’s Secret Menu
April 12, 2019
Monte Mar Lisboa is situated at water’s edge on the River Tagus, boasting a spectacular view of the 25 de Abril bridge from its riverside tables. The view from inside the restaurant is almost as good, though, so don’t fret if you happen to get caught in the rain (like we did). Monte Mar’s secret […]
Fish Tales: The Story Behind our Favorite Conservas
April 4, 2019
Everyone’s seen them, most have eaten them, and every tourist buys at least one to take home as a souvenir, but what do we really know about Portugal’s famous canned fish? Aside from the contents of each can, the packaging of the various brands have stories to tell of saudade, life on the water, and […]
What’s the Craic: St. Patrick’s Day in Lisbon 2019
March 14, 2019
Celebrate this St.Paddy’s day at the best parties, events, and bars in Lisbon
Nova Lisboa: Musician Dino d’Santiago Is Creating a New World, and We’re Already Living In It
March 8, 2019
Lisbon is experiencing a game-changing transformation, and there’s never been a better time to be a music fan in the city. But why here, and why now? Visionary artist Dino d’Santiago shares the secrets behind the scene.
Flour, Water, and Salt: the Best Sourdough Bread in Lisbon
March 1, 2019
Italians like to tell an anecdote about a baker’s helper who, apparently suffering from a drinking problem, arrived to work with a bottle of beer and accidentally poured a drop of alcohol into the dough. The consequences couldn’t go unnoticed: loaves came out wonderfully big and plump. Since the chief baker wanted to know what […]
Gearing Up: Lisbon’s Carnaval Parties, 2019 Edition
February 21, 2019
This year, Lisbon is filled with themed parties to celebrate Carnaval, the Portuguese version of Mardi Gras, so you concentrate on finding a costume, and we’ll lead you to the best places to wear it.