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Despensa N.6 interior

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…

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…

Padaria São Roque interior
Food, Travel

A Gorgeous Secret Bakery in Lisbon

  I’m still surprised by the number of people who have never been to a stunning bakery/café in Lisbon called Padaria São Roque. Nestled between Príncipe Real and Bairro Alto,…


How To Order Coffee in Portugal Like a Local

Vamos tomar café is one of the most commonly used phrases in the Portuguese vernacular. This simple three-word phrase for “let’s have coffee” is used as a pretext for anything…

Rosmaninho - decor
Food, Shopping

A Most Charming Café

One of my favorite words in the English language is serendipity: luck that takes the form of finding valuable or pleasant things that are not looked for. It was a…