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Travel: The sights, sounds and flavours of colourful Lisbon

As if the fine weather and the gregarious inhabitants weren’t enough to recommend it, the Portuguese capital is a true treat for any self-respecting foodie, writes Gillian Nelis

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

@gnelis
15th September, 2019
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Lisbon: beautiful people, balmy weather and brilliant food

It is supposed to be the healthy dinner that will make up for a day when I’ve eaten far too many pasteis de nata than could ever be described as good for me.

The pork chop at Oficio, a restaurant with a small, meat-focused menu in the Chiado area of the Portuguese capital Lisbon, will be just the job, I reckon. Lean meat, a side of grilled vegetables, and a modestly sized glass...

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