SPECIALTY COFFEE: Riding the third wave in Lisbon

Let’s face it: Lisbon is no longer the coffee dwarf of the days of yore. Over the last couple of years, the city has seen a tremendous, explosive boom in specialty coffee shops and roasters. It all started in 2015 with Copenhagen Coffee Lab opening its first coffee shop at Praça das Flores which was…

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LISBOM’S EVERGREENS

Dear readers, in this feature we will give you a comprehensive and concise overview of our favorite go-to places in Lisbon, covering everything from bars, cafés, and restaurants to ice cream shops and specialized coffee joints. With regards to price, all of these places would be in the affordable category. If you’re on a very…

ROBERTINE: Yo ho ho and a bottle of wine!

Summer’s here and it’s time to introduce you to one of our particular favorites that is a great wine bar all year around: RoberTine. However, with the outside terrace located on a quiet street near Praça da Alegria, it’s a particular pleasure on a warm July evening. Simply put, RoberTine has a fantastically executed maritime…

RITALINOS: a culinary safe haven

It was an impromptu stroll around the neighborhood that led me to the culinary safe haven of Ritalinos, an unassuming restaurant just around the corner of my apartment, one that was left undiscovered for an unreasonable amount of time. It was love at first sight, to be honest: from the cozy interior design to the limited…