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Despensa N.6 interior
Food

Despensa N. 6: A Gluten-Free Café in Lisbon

  It can be hard for those with celiac disease to travel to a country that eats bread for breakfast, lunch, lanche, and dinner. Fortunately, those who can’t have gluten…

Bolo de Bolacha
Food

The Easy Peasy Portuguese-y Bolo de Bolacha

  Cakes have always been extremely popular on special occasions and celebrations in Portugal: orange, lemon, and other fruit cakes are just some of the traditional flavors. Breaking from this…

Restaurante António Padeiro desserts
Food

Visiting Alcobaça? Eat at António Padeiro

  I had lunch at Restaurante António Padeiro in a recent visit to Alcobaça in central Portugal. The food was recommended, but I wasn’t sure what exactly to expect. So…

Outside Pastelaria D. Duarte
Food, Travel

A Little Café Spot in Viseu

  It’s not difficult to find good food in Portugal. Breakfast, however, has traditionally been a low-key meal for Portuguese people, so tourists may not always be overly impressed with…

Frango à Brás
Food

A Meat Lover’s Take on a Traditional Cod Dish

  Bacalhau (cod) is generally considered to be Portugal’s traditional “dish”, even though Portuguese people have 365 different ways of cooking this beloved fish. Visitors to Portugal are usually eager…