MISS JAPPA: A burst of umami

Restaurants and cafés are always very ephemeral, but sometimes, when one of your favorite places disappears, a loss can be extremely hard to take. Such was the case with Miss Jappa’s space in Principe Real: first it was the home of Orpheu, a beautiful, cozy café which was then tragically replaced with Ucharia, a tapas-wine…

PACHAMAMA: A real biohazard

As regular followers of our blog will know, we have had a hard time in finding restaurants with good vegetarian food. Or even decent. So we are always excited and happy whenever we find a place like “Pachamama” that cooks mostly vegetarian food, always includes a vegan and/or raw food option and every day has…

BUENOS AIRES CAFÉ NA FÁBRICA: Misteaks not to be repeated

Situated in the heart of Chiado, one of Lisbon’s most beautiful and therefore also most touristic neighbourhoods is Buenos Aires Café na Fábrica, an Argentinian inspired restaurant. Nearby, there’s the Buenos Aires Café, a smaller version with a very similar interior design and more or less the same, expansive menu. Buenos Aires Café is a…