LA BOULANGERIE: French in every way

On top of the square of Largo Doutor José Figueiredo near the Museum Arte Antiga, lies “La Boulangerie”, which, as you might have guessed by the name, is a French-styled bakery and café. We went there last Sunday for a brunch and left happily carrying two wonderful loaves of bread and one delicate, crispy croissant.…

VÉLOCITÉ: A brunch to bike back for

If God did indeed create the world and all of its many cute kittens in 7 days, then on the 7th day his Holiness surely would have had brunch. Like any reasonable person would. Let’s get one thing straight: Sunday was not made for getting up in the morning (not at all really), getting stale…

CORALLO: Coffee and chocolate, here it never gets old

“Bettina & Niccolò Corallo” (earlier known as Claudio Corallo) is probably the place, which we have one of the longest relationships with. I still remember going there to buy artisanal chocolate way back when they still had their store in one of the side streets of Rua Escola Politécnica. It wasn’t however until they moved to…