Portugal

Zenith – Brunch & Cocktails Bar, Porto

Zenith – Brunch & Cocktails Bar, Porto

The busiest brunch place I came across in Porto was Zenith Brunch and Cocktails Bar. The queue is insane! I was looking for a morning pick up and Google pointed me here, with its combination of many and good reviews. Long story short: I didn’t […]

RO, Baixa, Porto

RO, Baixa, Porto

So first things first: RO wasn’t my first choice for lunch. That was¬†Cervejaria Bras√£o Aliados just down the same road, which has thousands of glowing reviews. That restaurant offers traditional Portuguese cuisine and would have made a lot of sense for my first time in […]

Miss Pavlova, Baixa, Porto

Miss Pavlova, Baixa, Porto

How exciting it is to find a pavlova-focused eatery here in Porto! That puts us to shame in both Australia and New Zealand. We all fight for who invented the dessert but rarely celebrate it on a mass market scale. The cardboard box goodness instead […]

Frankie Hot Dogs, Baixa, Porto

Frankie Hot Dogs, Baixa, Porto

How bloody good is the food in Porto? Even the hotdog stand impresses. But that’s unfair to Frankie Hot Dogs, it’s so much more than that. In fact, it feels like what I would imagine a perfect hotdog restaurant should look like. Ultra friendly staff, […]

Sam’s Travel Journal: Porto

Sam’s Travel Journal: Porto

Two moments of pure terror characterised my first day in Porto. The first, an attack at lunchtime. Callously and suddenly they struck. All for a fry, or a nibble of my burger; their grubby pecks had me recoiling. The pigeons in Porto are next level! […]