Interviews

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Hear from the people that make Lisbon jive.


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 […]

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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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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, […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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ModaLisboa 2019: Insights from Joana Jorge

March 7, 2019

ModaLisboa is gearing up for their newest Fall/Winter incarnation entitled “Insight.” We caught up with project director Joana Jorge to get the inside scoop.

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