Category Archives: Quick Bites

March 02

Deli Delux – Avenida da Liberdade

Deli Delux isn’t just a café but a gourmet grocer, a delicatessen shop, and a spot for both a quick lunch and a long indulgent weekend brunch.

August 26

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 […]

June 29

Palácio Chiado

Recently opened, the new food venue Palácio Chiado located in the heart of Chiado is already on every foodie’s list. Palácio Chiado occupies the 18th Quintela Palace, and is historically linked to the joie de vivre and good life. The palace was where an important Portuguese politician and culture man was born in 1801; Count of Farrobo. Count Farrobo […]

January 14

Café de São Bento

Possibly one of the greatest classics in the Lisbon dining scene, Café de São Bento has stood for decades next to the Portuguese parliament, serving some of the best steaks in town in a charming and inviting atmosphere, and open until late. It opened in 1982 with the goal of recreating the typical Portuguese café – […]

O Prego da Peixaria pays tribute to the old fisheries that disappeared from Lisbon June 02

O Prego da Peixaria

O Prego da Peixaria literally translates to The Fishery’s Prego. Yes, that’s right; Prego, meat. Fishery, fish. O Prego da Peixaria has a prego made of meat, created in a fishery “made” of fish. And, believe it or not, the prego is their most successful dish. The concept of O Prego da Peixaria is to honor […]

A look inside Lisbon's amazing new Mercado Da Ribeira May 28

Mercado da Ribeira

An institution in Lisbon’s pop culture, this iconic market, one of the capital’s largest open food markets – which used to sell everything from fresh seafood to fabulous fruit – one day just didn’t open its doors again, leaving a special place in the hearts of all the now-grown-up kids who used to go grocery […]

March 11

Ritz Bar

  The dramatic red and black décor, views of Eduardo VII Park, live piano music and cocktails to die for (we recommend Ricardo Felgueiras [barman’s] specialty “10-year Porto Flip”), enhance the special atmosphere of this cult Lisbon bar. Snack on a Cuban sandwich with roast pork (“Prego no bolo caco”) or Chef Meynard’s deliciously moreish cheesecake […]