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Beyond Francesinhas: Neighborhood by Neighborhood, Bite by Bite

Confraria da Rabanada: Porto’s Brotherhood of Bread

Porto |
By Rafael Tonon
Porto -- Wearing a light beige cape down to their feet with an R embroidered in golden threads on the left side of the chest (an outfit which would make even Harry Potter jealous!), a group of young adults hug each other, pose for photos, and take selfies with their smartphones. Read more
Porto -- Wearing a light beige cape down to their feet with an R embroidered in golden threads on the left side of the chest (an outfit which would make even Harry Potter jealous!), a group of young adults hug each other, pose for photos, and take selfies with their smartphones. They are getting ready to step into the theater of the Ateneu do Porto, a room with rococo decor, dark red velvet curtains, and wood carved in adjoining designs painted in gold, which has hosted some of the most important national and world artists here in the second largest Portuguese city. By the clothes and the pomp of the event, one could predict that something important is happening. Read more
July 7, 2022

Oficina dos Rissóis: Pastry Makeover

Porto |
By Rafael Tonon
Porto More than a food staple, the rissol is also a symbol of the popular culture in Portugal, where locals eat it standing at counters, always paired with a cup of coffee – or a glass of tap beer from eleven o'clock onwards. Read more
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