PÁTIO DA CERVEJA: Please don’t play it again Sam and let me enjoy my average beer

Craft beer is still a new thing in Lisbon and only in the last couple of years has it become popular and easier to get hold of. Cafés like Fábrica have had craft beer on offer for a while now and recently, the very cozy and charming Duque brewpub opened its doors in the center of…

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FOOD ADVENTURES: When fishes get a smoke

Isn’t it interesting how a country like Portugal has so many dishes centered around preserved, salted cod (bacalhau) hasn’t actually taken up smoking fishes? Unlike Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands or the UK, smoking food in general was never part of Portugal’s culinary bloodstream. Thankfully, The Moustache Smokery has been filling in that gap with some first rate dishes featuring…