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Célia Pedroso

Célia Pedroso

Célia, CB’s Lisbon bureau chief, is a freelance journalist, writing mostly about travel and food, and is the co-author of the book "Eat Portugal", winner of a Gourmand World Cookbook Award. Her work can be seen in such publications as The Guardian, Eater, and DestinAsian. In 2014 she started leading food tours in Lisbon through Eat Portugal Food Tours and now does the same with CB. She wrote the Portuguese entries for the book "1001 Restaurants you Must Experience Before you Die" and keeps searching for the best pastéis de nata so you don't have to.

Recent stories by Célia Pedroso

June 11, 2018

Neighborhood Rivalries: Lisbon’s Marchas Populares

Lisbon -- Over the course of June, Lisbon’s neighborhoods are perfumed with the smoke of barbecued sardines. It’s one of the most prominent features of the traditional arraiais, the festivals that pop in each neighborhood at this time of year, offering grilled fish and pork, beer and sangria, and music. Read more
June 8, 2018

Fishy Festivities in Campo de Ourique

Lisbon -- Fishmongers are getting ready for the Santo António Festival, which the city celebrates by grilling up copious amounts of sardines – large swathes of Lisbon turn into one extended outdoor cookout. We spotted these festive workers in Campo de Ourique market, on our Lisbon Awakens walk.