The Essential Guide to Lisbon Street Food: What to Eat & Where to Get It

Croquetes are one of the many salgados (savoury treats) that you can try in Lisbon.

This blog post was originally posted on November 7, 2018 and was updated on October 21, 2020.  Lisbon street food doesn’t typically come on wheels from trendy food trucks, but rather in long-standing establishments and revamped indoor markets. When we think of street food, we think of street carts, food trucks, and hot dogs in buns. […]

Our Top 5 Authentic Fado Restaurants In Lisbon

fado restaurants in Lisbon A Severa

This blog post was originally posted on November 25, 2018 and was updated on September 29, 2020.  Give your senses a treat and visit a fado restaurant in Lisbon. It doesn’t matter if you go alone. You can also call some friends and head out in a group. Regardless, the chatting stops once the lights dim. […]

Top 7 Best Restaurants for Lunch in Lisbon

Steak and wine at Sala de Corte in Lisbon

From juicy steaks and grilled fish at Portuguese family tascas to affordable dining at a Michelin-star restaurant, here are the best spots for lunch in Lisbon. A typical Portuguese lunch begins at noon and stretches for as long as your schedule allows. During the week, restaurants put up signs announcing cheap lunch deals, and locals […]

Top 5 Places to Take a Cooking Class in Lisbon

Compadre cooking class in Lisbon

Want to go behind the scenes of Portuguese cuisine? Sign up for a cooking class in Lisbon to learn all the local culinary secrets! If you love Portuguese food as much as we do, you know it only takes one meal to get obsessed. But what if you’re only in Lisbon for a few days? […]

5 Things You Need to Do When Visiting Lisbon in September 2019

Enjoy a fabulous seafood meal out on a sunny terrace in Lisbon in September.

Lisbon in September is that time of year when school’s in but summer is not quite out yet. Summer in Lisbon lingers well into September, with days that are still long enough for al fresco drinks and weekend trips to the beach.  It won’t start feeling like fall for another month or so, and throughout […]

Portuguese Cheese Guide: 10 Artisanal Cheeses You Need to Try

We'll never say no to a Portuguese cheese board.

Creamy, dry, strong or mild—whatever you’re into, there’s a cheese in Portugal made for you. Just like Portuguese wine, every region in Portugal has its own cheese. Some even have a protected designation of origin which ensures the cheese is produced in that region alone using traditional methods and ingredients. You don’t need to travel […]