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food alert – maiz, diego guerrero, dstage: when dessert steals the show | quando um falso milho doce rouba a cena


Very often, but specially when you are having a 20 course dinner conducted by two Michelin starred chefs — like the one I had recently at LOCO in Lisbon, with Portuguese Alexandre Silva and his team hosting Basque Diego Guerrero from DSTAgE (Madrid) —, desserts come last when your appetite is already gone. Or, also quite common too, they just are not up to the challenge — after all, standing out in a crowd is not a piece of cake.…

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food alert: phoi cavalo | lisboa

Inspired by his travels to Vietname — where he has realised that in Lisbon we don’t know much about their traditional soups —, chef Hugo Brito, the mind behind Boi Cavalo (in the hood of Alfama, he serves on…

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spot alert: the mill | lisboa

They serve the best Arabica espresso in town — as it should be: balanced, aromatic and with a very vivid citrus essence. Hallelujah! Since my last trip to Colombian coffee triangle (comprising the regions of Pereira, Manzanales and Armenia),…

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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…