Eat Drink Party

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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.


The Corkman Arrives in Almada

June 18, 2019

In 1882, the Cork Distilleries Company hired a spritely young man by the name of Paddy Flaherty. Paddy was a salesman, and a damn good one at that, heading to all the bars of Cork, Ireland, to peddle his wares in a time-tested manner — charm and drunkenness. Also known as “tastings,” as Paddy handed […]

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The Foodie on the Move: A Q&A with Carmen Castello of Lisbon Secret Food Tours

June 13, 2019

A few weeks ago I joined up with Carmen to walk (and eat) through some of the more traditional shops in Mouraria and Baixa. Aside from falling in love with Carmen’s stories, her passion, and her appetite for history, fun facts, and, of course, food, I had a tummy full of half a bifana, port […]

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When the Saints Go Marching: Santo António Day Explained

May 29, 2019

First of all, I’ll just let it out there: Santo António is an impostor. Yes, because the official patron saint of Lisbon is actually São Vicente. This is the one whose statue stands at Portas do Sol in Alfama, where he holds the symbol of the city in one hand – the ship crewed by […]

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What to Expect in June: Festas de Lisboa 2019

May 24, 2019

Festas de Lisboa are almost upon us, and as you know, Atlas likes to do our planning ahead so we can pack it all in and still have time to catch a film, see a show, or just lounge at home. Prepare for more than just cheap beer and pimba this year, folks: the Câmara […]

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Brunch in Lisbon: a Date with Debauchery

May 2, 2019

Nights out in Lisbon can be rough. Take the edge off with a hearty brunch from one of these 11 cafes around Lisboa. 

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The Old Pharmacy

May 1, 2019

Civilized wine and petiscos in a charming converted pharmacy

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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. […]

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