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Gordon Ramsay wants to help Brits in the Algarve!

Are you a British restaurant owner in the Algarve? Could your restaurant benefit with help from the world's most famous chef? Has setting up a restaurant abroad not been the dream you’d hoped it...

O Leão de Porches

Members and guests of The Algarve Bailliage (Chapter) of The Chaine de Rotisseurs enjoyed dinner at the charming 17th century country house restaurant O Leão de Porches on March 15.
The...

Quinta dos Carvalhais

Colheita 2010

Outstanding value for money from the Dão

When searching for a wine to write about each week, I tend to be on the lookout for something new or at least something...

Having lived here in the Algarve for the last 37 years, there are some gastronomic outings that have become family traditions over the years and a drive up to Monchique for a tasty chicken lunch,...

Wine was top of the list of new products announced by the Algarve Tourism Board (RTA) at last week’s Lisbon Tourism Fair (BTL).

The eagerly anticipated launch of the Rota dos Vinhos do...

Paris’ best baguette is Portuguese

It may be a quintessential French bread, but the truth is that Paris’ best baguette is made by a Portuguese-owned bakery.

Aux Délice du Palais, a bakery owned by Portuguese immigrant...

Chocolate delights at Portimão market

Love it or hate it, chocolate is one of the world's most widely appreciated delights. But it is all too often associated with unhealthy eating habits, being seen only as a sweet.

Intent on...

As the European Parliament votes on such vital issues as the requirement for a universal phone charger, news comes that the word “Sangria” is now to be restricted to Portugal and Spain. The...

What has to be one of the best little butcher shops in the Algarve is hidden away off the EN125 in Porches, alongside Vila Vita Parc’s Biergarten restaurant.

Considering that this is,...

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