Collected by Christina DePaolo
Rua da Alegria 394, 4000-035 Porto, Portugal
Located in Alegria Street this place started as a “Tasca” – Small eatery, which later became a restaurant. Casa Nanda is a place that holds some of the oldest gastronomical traditions of Porto. Chef Fernanda, whose nickname hangs above the door is...
Rua das Taipas 121, 4050-091 Porto, Portugal
It should be mandatory to visit this place if you wish to fully understand Portuguese gastronomy. Why? Might you ask? Easy, because in this small, family run restaurant you will be able to sample unique items from Northern Portugal’s gastronomy....
Praça do Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro 293, 4350 Porto, Portugal
Quinta do Portal is a Portuguese and independent family company that has embraced with passion the concept of Boutique Winery, and is dedicated to the production of DOC Douro wines, premium quality Port wines and Muscat. The family MansilhaBranco,...
Rua da Picaria 26, 4050-477 Porto, Portugal
There's nothing so simple as this salad. Salted codfish, onion, chickpeas and olive oil, mixed together an that's it. The quality of the ingredients can turn it into something amazing. In Badalhoca you can have it and be dazzled. Now for the...
Rua de Trás 12, 4000 Porto, Portugal
Codfish rolls, aka "iscas de bacalhau", are a local dish, often served with stewed rice and beans. It's, also, very common to have it as a snack on local bars, together with a small glass of wine. At Adega Leandro you can taste this simple treat...
Rua do Loureiro 52, 4000-069 Porto, Portugal
Serrana is one of the best places to have a huge thing called “Bola de Berlim”, roughly translated Berlin Ball – It’s inspired in the Berliner (the german doughnut). It's a doughnut dough, fried with some custard cream inside, topped with caster...
Passeio das Virtudes 33, 4050-061 Porto, Portugal
Proudly perched over one of the most privileged and inspiring sites in town, the ‘passeio das Virtudes’, there is a welcoming spot that preserves traditions, with a family atmosphere that complements perfectly the stunning views. I’m refering to...
Tv. de Cedofeita 24, 4050-157 Porto, Portugal
It’s in a narrow building of a narrow street nearby the trendiest district to go out in Porto, that we find RUA (“street”), a restaurant/bar that serves mostly tapas and snacks from the middle of the afternoon on, having a mood changing from a...
Terreiro da Sé, 4050-573 Porto, Portugal
If you are looking for a great view over the city, consider visiting Porto Cathedral, or Sé do Porto. Its long history and stunning architecture, make it a must see location to visit. When I climbed to the top of the hill where the Cathedral is...
4050-256 Porto, Portugal
Casa da Música, designed by Rem Koolhaas, is the first building built in Portugal which is dedicated entirely to music in various aspects; presentation of music (concerts), education of music and creation of music. The building was intended to be...