The Best Thing I Ate (or Drank) in 12 Countries This Year

Following a fever dream at the end of 2018, I decided to embark on a travel project that took me to 12 different countries in the 12 months of 2019. Focusing on the viability of short term, budget travel...

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Recent recommendations for Portugal

by Nyleve 2 years ago

We'll be in Portugal for a couple of weeks at the end of March/beginning of April. I have been busily scrawling a list of possible places to eat along our route but would love some more recommendat...

Alma or Loco?

by portugalbound06 2 years ago

I am going to Portugal in mid-June and only have two days to enjoy Lisbon. I am arriving early on a Monday which coincides with both Alma and Loco being closed. Left with just Tuesday I am trying ...

LAB or Midori in Sintra

by demigodh 3 years ago

Coming to Portugal in May for my Honeymoon and we want to kick off the trip with a fancy meal. We'll be staying in Sintra the first couple nights and I was looking at LAB and Midori (honestly just ...

A Cevicheria - want to go but they take no reservations - is there a wait for Tuesday Evening end-of-January and what are good alternatives?

by Kalenden 3 years ago

My companion and I'd like to go to A Cevicheria - want to go but they take no reservations - is there a wait for Tuesday Evening end-of-January and, if so, what are good alternatives?

Help identifying cookware (& whether I may continue using them to cook)

by onefemalecanuck 3 years ago

Hi everyone, Very pleased to have found you. I recently purchased these beautiful three pieces from an antique shop. The only information available on them is that they are stamped 'Made in ...

Looking for good Portuguese food in Lisbon and Porto

by ioana503 3 years ago

We are a couple travelling to Portugal for New Year's and have a couple more general questions. First of all, some context: We'll be in Lisbon for about 3 days and in Porto for about 2.5 days....

New Year's in Lisbon

by ioana503 3 years ago

We will be spending the New Year's Even in Lisbon this year and we aren't sure yet about what would be most interesting that night. Any ideas are welcomed: restaurants, public events, private event...

Help! How to avoid tourist trap Restaurants Lisbon?

by scanmike 3 years ago

First off I need to apologize upfront that I usually do my research way ahead of time. Family issues (taking care of 96 year old mom) has caused me to book the trip without doing research. I litera...

Eating as Lisbon locals do

by morninglemon 4 years ago

Planning a 4-5 day itinerary for Lisbon in late April, staying in Chiado. My request is a little different from the recent Lisbon restaurant requests: I'm looking for less of a fine dining experi...

Portugal Small Town Advice

by demigodh 3 years ago

Hi Everyone, I'm going to Portugal for my honeymoon next May (20-28). We'll be starting in Sintra and then driving up to Porto for a couple days then driving back down to Lisbon for a couple day...

Porto Restaurant with Fado

by Kurtis 3 years ago

Any recs for a neighborhood restaurant meal with fado at the end? Not looking for a "meal and a show" type, but intimate neighborhood restaurant that locals come together for fado after the dinner.

Algarve, Portugal Best Michelin Restaurant - Ocean or Vila Joya?

by rh1234 3 years ago

We have a very brief trip to the Algarve region on our honeymoon and are wondering which two star Michelin restaurant is best - Vila Joya or the Ocean Restaurant? Any advice appreciated. Thank you!

Octopus and Fado in Lisbon

by GH1618 3 years ago

In Lisbon recently, I was walking around taking in the sights and wondering where to get some local seafood for dinner that wasn’t too touristy, when I came upon a sign for “baked octopus” outside ...

Lisbon Trip Report--March 2018

by clcorbi 3 years ago

Hi all! I spent three days in Lisbon earlier this month. Here's where I ate: Day 1: Breakfast at Chiaddo Cafe--I ordered a pastei de carne and an egg tart. The egg tart was surprisingly good, ...

Restaurants around Eastern Algarve - Portugal

by hchambers86 6 years ago

Hi Chowhounders! My boyfriend and I are spending four days in Algarve - based in Olhao - at the end of June. We're exctied to explore something a bit off the beaten path and are very much lookin...

Lard-free Pasteis de Nata in Portugal?

by frencheetoast 3 years ago

I'm visiting Portugal in September. The itinerary is not yet finalized, but I know that I will see Lisbon and Porto on the mainland. I really want to try a true Portuguese pastel de nata, but I hea...

3 days in Lisboa

by MOREKASHA 3 years ago

Just got back from 3 days, 6 meals in Lisbon. Sadly there's a scarcity of info on Lison on CH. Hope this helps. FIrst meal was lunch @ Ultimo Porto (the last port). A fish restaurant in the port ab...

In-home cooking class / market tour in Lisbon?

by JazmynsMom 10 years ago

I've been searching this board in particular, and the web at large, for recommendations for in-home cooking classes and market tours in Lisbon, and haven't yet found any mentions I could pursue. I...

Lisbon spots

by jangita 3 years ago

I am in Lisbon now, with my husband. Last night we went to the Time Out Market. What a zoo! But a fun zoo. I went with the stall of Marlene Viera one of the many local chefs represented. I had...