you would come to visit us just for the Lisbon Food, you
wouldn't be disappointed.
Besides the wonderful Sea
Food, the traditional Bacalhau and the Caldeirada
that I talked about in the Lisbon
restaurants page there are many more options to consider.
In this page I'm going to present you some, but much more will remain
I challenge you to find new plates and pieces of
the gastronomical art of our people while you are here.
you have the chance, go and eat with a local (with some knowledge on
the field, of course). He can certainly show you our delicious cusine.
If you don't know anyone here, you can always invite me to have lunch
or dinner with you. My pleasure!
Also, don't forget to see what's on the menu with the precious help of the Food Dictionary.
can we eat in Lisbon?
We have plenty of fresh fish and seafood. You have to try some.
For example, we just love Sardinhas
(Portuguese sardine). Especially in the summer.
I love to grill them outside, kind like a fish barbecue, while I drink
They go with bread, boiled potatoes and salad (tomato, lettuce, onion
and capsicum). Fantastic!
you won't have the opportunity (or the will) to grill them yourself.
So, you can find them in the restaurants ready to eat.
is very popular in the Santos Populares festivities (middle May -
middle June) all over the city.
Another popular dish is the Feijoada
- a rich stew of beans, pork and sausage. Everybody here is
fan of they're own mother's feijoada.
When you're considering eat meat, there's also a wide range of options.
You can eat a Bitoque - a grilled or
fried beef or pork topped with a fried egg and served with
fried potatoes, rice and salad.
(pork ribs) and the Carne de
Porco Preto (black pig meat) are absolutely
Also, in the pork department you can try Costoletas
(especially those of black pig).
Look for the tasty Borrego
(Lamb) prepared in two ways - grilled Costoletas
or the Ensopado. Alternatively you
can taste the Cabrito
Try the amazing Coelho
(rabbit) and the superb Arroz de Pato
(baked duck and rice with a crunchy top).
For a good budget meal you can have the Frango Assado
We, Portuguese people, always have Bread
with our meals. That's because the bread here is simply fantastic.
tasty and soft. You don't have to break your teeth to eat it...
A popular Portuguese song states that "in a Portuguese house there's
on the table"...
And that's quite true!
Meanwhile, I think I'm going to eat something... Some Lisbon food, of course!
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