Hear from the people that make Lisbon jive.
Atlas Shoots the Breeze with SmokedFalmon
March 11, 2020
Get to know SmokedFalmon and fall in love with their tunes.
Meu Nome É Mariana | Behind the Scenes with Mariana Badan
March 9, 2020
Mariana Badan is energy incarnate. From her larger-than-life stage presence to the almost inhuman number of projects she is involved with, Mariana has been making big waves in the Lisbon music scene. As part of the ongoing series in partnership with PORT to PORT festival, we took a look behind the scenes. Your name: My […]
Lisbon According to Ginjinha Sem Rival’s Nuno Gonçalo Lourenço
November 20, 2019
You might know his family better than you know him: Nuno Gonçalo Lourenço is the grandson of José Manuel Lourenço Cima. Still not ringing a bell? J.M.L. Cima founded the local Lisboeta’s favorite cherry liqueur stand Ginjinha Sem Rival the same year as São Domingo’s own A Ginjinha (otherwise known as the first stand) started […]
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 […]
Half a Bottle in Half an Hour: A Q&A With One Hour Wine
April 30, 2019
One Hour Wine does wine tasting a little differently. The company offers visitors and local Lisboetas the chance to better understand (or rather to understand at all) the often complex winelists of Portugal, and all in just one hour. Viticulturist and winemaker Miles Edlmann guides you on a journey through the wine regions of Portugal, […]
A Downtown Atelier: Q&A With Lisboa Social Press
April 16, 2019
Lisboa Social Press is a printmakers’ atelier nestled in downtown Lisbon. Artists Tom and Jilly took some time away from the press to walk us through their journey to Lisbon — including wine-fueled workshops, exclusive feasts, and their own personal work.
Let’s Have A Word #6: The Loafing Heroes
April 2, 2019
“Let’s Have a Word” is David Soares‘ attempt to make the Lisbon scene spill the beans. The Loafing Heroes started as the project of Dubliner Bartholomew Ryan, while he was living in Denmark. He has subsequently moved to Berlin and Lisbon — and the band has included members from different origins who have literally joined […]