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on my radar: afternoon tea | chá da tarde @ four seasons hotel ritz lisbon


I love tea. Actually there’s few drinks as refreshing and relaxing as a cup of tea, but part of my enthusiasm towards it, I admit, has a lot to do with its rituals and cerimonies. Above all, I appreciate a proper English afternoon tea. This is why I’m so glad that Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon has decided to throw, everyday from 03.30 to 06.30 PM, not one but three different options of afternoon tea in my favorite lounge in town…

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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: nicolau lisboa

One time was not enough, so I went more than once to Nicolau Lisboa, in Baixa (Downtown Lisbon, between Rua da Prata and Rua dos Douradores) to be certain of my impressions towards it. Thumbs up for the idea…

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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…