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spot alert: hello, kristof | lisboa

Coffee and magazines. Can it get any better than this? Hardly if we are talking about coffee shops. The trend is not new, but it took us a while in Lisbon, where espressos are cheap (and part of our…

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spot alert: fábrica coffee shop | lisboa

Does the world, and specially Lisbon, need another hipster coffee shop? As a coffee lover, my answer is bring it on but (there is always a but), please, make it worth my money since Portugal has never been short…

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food alert: olivia te cuida | madrid

Olivia te Cuida (Olivia takes care of you in Spanish), in the hood of Malasaña, is in business since February 2009 but I went there for the very first time only a few months ago. It’s a wonderful tip…

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food alert: tapioca oca | lisbon

Hooray! Recently tapioca — a sort of Brazilian pancake using the starch extracted from dried and crushed root of the cassava plant, cooked with salt and with different fillings (the most traditional ones are coconut and lightweight cheese) — has been approved as a powerful gluten free snack for…