Campo de Ourique

Notes from Portugal: Campo de Ourique | Lisbon

Janet Boileau and David Leite met photographer Nuno Correia for lunch at a Lisbon restaurant, where they get restaurant recommendations and travel tips.

Bica do Sapato

Notes from Portugal: Bica do Sapato | Lisbon

David finds the fashion statement at Bica do Sapato restaurant in Lisbon to be an inspiration while cooking at home. A tip: the shirts run small.

Pois, Café

Notes from Portugal: Pois Café | Lisbon

Pois Cafe, a local restaurant in the Sé district of Lisbon, becomes a favorite spot of David Leite’s while he lives and works in Portugal. Tip: Get there early.

Notes from Portugal

Notes from Portugal: Rossio Square | Lisbon

David spends his days immersed in the Portuguese way of life, dining and working like a true Lisboeta in Rossio square in the heart of old Lisbon.

Confeitaria de Belem

Pastéis de Belém: On the Trail of a Portuguese Legend

Pasteis de nata, Portugal’s creamy custard cups wrapped in a crackly pastry, have no equal. David visits the Confeitaria de Belem, where they originated.

fountain-rossio-square

Coming Home to Lisbon

David Leite, a Portuguese-American, travels to Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, as a newly minted Portuguese citizen and finds a city of beauty and great eats.

Cloisters in Ponta Delgada

Feeding the Feast

Portugal’s Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres is one of the largest religious feasts in the world and serves some of the country’s tastiest street food.

Lost in the Atlantic: The Azores and its Hearty Food by

Lost in the Atlantic: The Azores and Its Hearty Food

The Azores, the nine-island archipelago 1,000 miles off the coast of Europe, has simple, rugged Portuguese food and recipes all its own.

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