Having earned its second Michelin star in 2014, after its first star in 2012, Belcanto is Chef José Avillez’s top restaurant in Lisbon, as well as the only two-starred restaurant in the city. The Chef is also the first Portuguese Chef to ever earn two Michelin stars. Renowned for keeping the classics and history of this magnificent space, here […]
Bairro do Avillez
The name of José Avillez‘ seventh food project couldn’t be more accurate; Bairro do Avillez (which means Avillez’ neighborhood). Located in Chiado, it is indeed the beloved neighbourhood of two-star Michelin chef. After the other food adventures from the chef – Cantinho do Avillez, Belcanto, Pizzaria Lisboa, Mini-Bar, and Café Lisboa, now he has opened Bairro do Avillez. The location, a former […]
Just after a year of closing, Celebrity Chef Henrique Sá Pessoa has brought back his signature restaurant “Alma”, much to the delight of Lisbon gourmands in the know, who used to flock to the old location in the Santos neighbourhood specifically for the Chef’s famous food. Alma’s new location, in the heart of the Chiado neighbourhood just […]
Superstar Chef José Avillez is at it again, and this time he has decided to present us and the city of Lisbon with one of the coolest, most original concepts we’ve seen in a while. The name is Mini Bar and the game is, of course, excellent food. But a different kind of excellent food […]
New stars in the Portuguese Dining Scene constellation- Michelin Guide
As the season goes colder, the dining scene in Lisbon and Portugal goes warmer. This November 2016, Michelin Guide added seven more stars to the twenty-one restaurant constellation in Portugal. Furthermore, this year Portugal conquered two new two Michelin star restaurants, The Yeatman (Vila Nova de Gaia) and Gallo d’Oro (Funchal). The new stars in the […]
Kevin Raub is a Portugal-based travel journalist for a variety of publications, including Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Departures.