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Search Results for '"tasca tables"'
February 1, 2018

Tasca Tables: The Spectacular Imperial de Campo de Ourique

Lisbon -- To describe something that is better than good, Portuguese speakers sometimes use the word espectáculo (show, spectacle) as an adjective. João Gomes, the owner of Imperial de Campo de Ourique, does it every five minutes. He practically trademarked the phrase “É um espectáculo” (It’s a show/spectacle), to the point that he has it embroidered on his apron. Read more
The tasca, an essential element of our Lisbon walks.
March 22, 2017

Tasca Tables: Fish First at O Pitéu da Graça

Lisbon -- One of Lisbon’s best views is just steps away from Largo da Graça in Saint Andre, one of the city’s seven hills. The famous overlook offers views of most of the city and even some of the Tejo river. Read more
October 4, 2016

Tasca Tables: Super-Fry Das Flores

Lisbon -- Roughly a year ago, José, the owner of Das Flores, was heartbroken: he had just received an eviction notice demanding that he close the restaurant. And it’s not like he hadn’t been paying his rent – he had, but there were plans to transform the whole building into a luxury hotel. Read more