Francesca Savoldi, Author at Culinary Backstreets
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Francesca Savoldi

Francesca Savoldi

CB Lisbon correspondent Francesca is an academic researcher and freelance writer interested in spatial and social practices in cities. She is about to complete her PhD in planning and she has published in magazines about urban issues and contemporary culture. Originally from Italy, she has lived between Spain and Portugal since 2005. Food secrets and mega-cities are her obsessive topics of conversation.

Recent stories by Francesca Savoldi

June 28, 2022

Post-Colonial Lisbon: Cape Verde

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Lisbon -- Editor’s Note: Though integral elements of Lisbon life, communities from Portugal’s former colonies can sometimes be an invisible presence in their adopted land, pushed out to the periphery. With our “Postcolonial Lisbon series, CB hopes to bring these communities back into the center, looking at their cuisine, history and cultural life. In this installment, we dive into Lisbon’s Cape Verdean community. Read more
June 28, 2022

Post-Colonial Lisbon: Angola

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Lisbon -- Editor’s Note: Though integral elements of Lisbon life, communities from Portugal’s former colonies can sometimes be an invisible presence in their adopted land, pushed out to the periphery. With our “Postcolonial Lisbon” series, CB hopes to bring these communities back into the center, looking at their cuisine, history and cultural life. In this installment, we dive into Lisbon’s Angolan community. Read more
June 27, 2022

Post-Colonial Lisbon: Brazil

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Lisbon -- Editor’s Note: Though integral elements of Lisbon life, communities from Portugal’s former colonies can sometimes be an invisible presence in their adopted land, pushed out to the periphery. With our "Postcolonial Lisbon” series, CB hopes to bring these communities back into the center, looking at their cuisine, history and cultural life. In this installment, we dive into Lisbon’s Brazilian community. Read more
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