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January 19, 2017

Santa Apolonia: Station to Station

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Lisbon -- Cities experiencing rapid urban transformation often find themselves suspended between past and future, with those respective cultures in close juxtaposition.Read more
Lisbon -- Cities experiencing rapid urban transformation often find themselves suspended between past and future, with those respective cultures in close juxtaposition.

The Santa Apolonia train station, a simple neoclassical building from the 19th century that once served as Lisbon’s central rail hub, is a good example of this; a visit to its north and south sides reveal different routines, atmospheres and of course, flavors.

On the waterfront, a few former dock warehouses are the home of gourmet palates. Cais da Pedra, the project of the famous chef Henrique Sá Pessoa, is a modern restaurant decorated in stone, iron and mirrors.Read more
January 18, 2017

The Treasures of Tbilisi’s Dezerter’s Bazaar

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BACKSTREET FEED -- We can't think of a better way to start off a Saturday in the new year than with a jolting shot of chacha chased with a sharp wedge of sheep's cheese at Tbilisi's Dezerter's Bazaar. This market is the focal point of our culinary walk in the city and is jam-packed with treasures.Feed more