All posts filed under: Where to eat in Lisbon

My 10 favourite quick foods in Lisbon

Did I mention that Lisbon is a city that has a very special place in my heart? I guess so.. I’m getting repetitive here. I miss that light from Tejo river, the hills, the architecture, the colours, the light, the belvederes, the azulejos and the calçada all the time. But is not only the city itself and the people I miss, I also miss some particular foods that I can only find there, at least as good as those. These are the foods that are always part of my mental food checklist as soon as I land in Lisbon airport. Of course, most of the times I don’t get to eat them because I usually can’t manage to eat all that goodness in such limited amount of time. I seriously hope this list comes handy to you. Meat filled yeast dough pastries – Frutalmeidas Frutalmeidas in Avenida de Roma is a hidden treasure in a residential neighborhood. It is a unpretentious caffè/ fruit market where you can choose from a big selection of natural fruit juices, soups, light …

Pharmacia- Portuguese Tapas Restaurant with a View to Targus River

Pharmacia opened it’s doors to the public in 2011 inside the old National Pharmacy Association building by the hand of Chef Susana Felicidade and Tânia Martins. The two were already responsible for two successlful projects in Lisbon restauration scene, Taberna Ideal and Pestiscaria Ideal, both specialized in serving mostly Portuguese tapas or petiscos, as we call them in Portugal. This lovely restaurant is located relatively close to Elevador da Bica, more precisely in front of the beautiful viewpoint of Santa Catarina, also known by locals as Adamastor, with one of the greatest views of the Targus river and 25 de Abril bridge. The concept of the restaurant and it’s decoration is originally taking you back to an old pharmacy environment, with cupboards full of old botles, medicine containers and other interesting decorating elements. The water here is served in flasks and some cold soups in test tubes, some might think this is pushing the decoration concept a bit to the limit, meaning that it might be a bit strange for some people…Me personally I still find it fun and original. The food …