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February 27, 2018

Beyond the Barrel: From Decadent to Down-home in the Heart of Porto

Porto --
Book now Give as a giftUS $125/adult
  • 2-7 people Clérigos -> ~5-6 hours 9:30 am
    Sao Bento Mon – Sat
Quick Bite: Join this food tour to spend a day getting to know Porto's lesser-known food traditions, local institutions and its heroes in the kitchen. Read more
Porto -- Porto is a postcard-perfect city, its beauty easily captured in a single frame -- monumental churches dressed in deep blue tiles line a steep street opening up onto a view over the Douro River to Vila Nova de Gaia on the other side of the river, where the city’s famed Port wine lodges and their iconic billboards dot the hill. A visit to Porto is often distilled into just such an image, quite pleasantly, but it barely scratches the surface of the city.Read more
August 28, 2019

Tasquinha Zé Povinho: Everyday Food for the Portuguese Everyman

By Rafael Tonon
Porto -- When the late 19th-century Portuguese artist and cartoonist Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro wanted to create a vehicle through which to mock and criticize the country’s powerful elite, he settled upon the character Zé Povinho, an unsophisticated country laborer who served as a stand-in for the average citizen. Read more
August 27, 2019

Sweet Surrender in Porto

BACKSTREET FEED -- We kick off our Porto walk with the city’s favorite pastry, the éclair filled with whipped cream. The éclair is so popular that it was officially registered as The Sweet of Porto. We pair ours with a strong coffee for a solid start to the morning.Feed more