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Tivoli Palácio de Seteais

There are places in the world that completely overwhelm us, in an inexplicable way, transporting us through time like it stopped, and with a single glimpse making us dream without borders or limits, even knowing they’re unachievable (or so we think!)! And this is the most accurate descritption I can give you of the moment […]

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O Antigo Carteiro

In a time when love letters have been substituted by emails and quick text messages (effective though), without the romance and symbolism of the “old” letters, nowadays the post office is just for bills, publicity and certificates, fortunately there are still some love stories passing through the post! One of them is the story of a […]

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Wine on Tour #3 – Niepoort

10 years White Port from Niepoort in Budapest After the first editions of the Wine on Tour in Paris and Istanbul, with wines from Symington, now was the time for a small European tour with Niepoort wines. The concept is simple, we challenge the sommeliers and chefs of the restaurants we visit to harmonize some of […]

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Casa Inês

 The history of Casa Inês is recent, born in 2012 after a dissidence among the heirs of the mythical Casa Aleixo next to the Campanhã Train Station. If 50 years ago, the father, Ramiro, made the hake fillets famous (which he daily chose in Póvoa do Varzim) and the octopus fillets accompanied by octopus rice, it was […]

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Feira do Douro 2015

 DouroBoys On the past weekend, September 19th and 20th, took place the 1st Edition of Feira do Douro (a regional fair), an event of wine and gastronomy, held by the DouroBoys, in order to use the famous wines of these producers (Niepoort, Quinta Vale D. Maria, Quinta do Vallado, Quinta do Vale Meão and Quinta […]

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Rui Paula

Gastronomy is increasingly gaining fans, from housewives trying to improve and vary their same old recipes, to foodies and, consequently, young people trying to be like the famous chefs. One of those chefs is Rui Paula, for sure, a charismatic figure that won the Portuguese love when being a jury in the television hit, MasterChef. […]

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Bragança – Bísaro

On vacations at Trás-os-Montes this past August, we made a mandatory stop at Gimonde, a village near the Natural Park of Montesinho, known for its good gastronomy, excellent bread and, of course, the Bísaro pork. And it was precisely this animal with origin in the region that took us to the facilities of Bísaro – Salsicharia […]

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Bragança – Solar Bragançano

In an antique Manor from the XVIII century, a restaurant was born, almost three decades ago, representing Trás-Os-Montes like no other, I’m talking about Solar Bragançano, side by side with the castle, it is one of the main attractions in the city of Bragança. Besides, it was also nominated in the Out Of Doors Restaurant […]

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Cantina 32

Cantina 32 is a space that doesn’t need introduction, in just a bit more than a year it has already filled several lines in the most diverse national and international publications (including the NY Times), blogs and social networks. In between all that, it has also won the “amazing” title of Revelation Restaurant in the […]

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Pousada de Lisboa

The former headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs gave origin to the new Pousada de Portugal, a building with history, charm and luxury throughout its interior. The location couldn’t have been more idyllic, Terreiro do Paço. Tejo River rivaling with the plaza at the same time it creates an almost overwhelming passion synergy with it; […]

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