SoMos Restaurant and Lounge
AV. da Boavista 1466, 4100-114 Porto. Sunday, March 19. €32.5 per person (free for children under two years of age).
To celebrate Father’s Day at the table. SoMos Restaurant & Lounge, at Crowne Plaza Porto, has a proposal specifically designed to mark the date: a brunch buffet that, in a combination of the classics with the most unlikely options, includes everything from pancakes, sausages, cakes, salads or sandwiches, but also foccacia with tramezzini ham or guacamole and vegetables. In the hot section, fish and prawn soup, fish soup and fish gratin with chickpea puree, vegetarian lasagna and artisan pizza. Finally, a dessert table.
CP Warehouse, Doca de Santo Amaro, 1350-353 Lisbon. From Monday to Thursday, from 12:00 to 15:30 and from 19:00 to 24:00; Friday and Saturday, until 2 am; Sundays, from noon to midnight. Telephone: 210 935 386
To eat Brazilian feijoada: During the month of March, Lat.a has a special menu that unites two popular foods and drinks imported from Brazil: the feijoada and the caipirinha. The menu for two includes the famous dish with tasty meats, rice, farofa, beans, fried plantains and oranges, accompanied by a pitcher of caipirinha to relax. It costs 49.50 euros for two and is available from Monday to Sunday.
Feira Feita — Arroios Market
Rua Ângela Pinto, 40D, 1900-221 Lisbon. March 18 and 19 (Saturday and Sunday), from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission
To support the artisans of Lisbon: After moving to an online platform during the pandemic, Feira Feita is finally back this weekend. It all started at the Mercado de Santa Clara, but this time, the event financed by the Lisbon City Council takes place at the Mercado de Arroios, with more stalls and more crafts. On Saturday morning, the work of dozens of artisans from Feira Feita, all of them from the Lisbon metropolitan area, will coexist with the fresh colors of the day at the fairgrounds regulars of streams. There will be more than 60 stalls with jewelry, basketry, ceramics, stationery and illustrations, from projects such as Lavandaria, SoSo and Joana Mota Capitão. Admission is free.
Art and flea market Anjos 70
Regueirão dos Anjos, 70 Lisbon. March 18 and 19, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
For a second round of markets: It is the first and third weekend of each month that the Art & Flea Market of the Anjos70 collective occupies number 70 of Regueirão dos Anjos. With more than 100 stalls, here you will find works by artists from different areas, with crafts and vintage pieces. On this occasion, the Taberna area receives, in parallel, the Vegan Market, focused on the style that excludes the use of animals, either in food or in the lifestyle in general.
Angelina Vidal Street, 13-25. March 19, starting at 7:00 p.m.
To enjoy the real carbonara: and the third Sunday of the month is the day to celebrate the typically Italian recipe at Café Mortara, all made from scratch and with care, essential ingredients for a meal the way you want it. São Vitor and Letícia who will break the eggs, cut the guanciale, grate the cheese, they promise on Instagram, using the signature artisan pasta of this project that lives on Rua Angelina Vidal, in Graça, and is part of the Coral collective. It is, of course, the promise to exclude the cream, living up to the original formula. Online Booking.
R. Coelho da Rocha 72 Lisbon. Telephone: 963 819 871. From Thursday to Saturday, from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
To enjoy a very happy combination: Starting in March, Cella, the project of chef Marcella Ghirelli, is taking over the Kitchenette Pop Up Café with its own menu of sandwiches and wine. Expect pastrami, Tempeh burger, cheddar onion and golden barbecue sauce or, of course, the classic cheeseburger (only available until Saturday, melt down here for all the details). Only on Sundays there is a cheese and egg sandwich. A residence not to be missed and, who knows, to enjoy on a sunny day on the beautiful terrace of Campo de Ourique. Discover the full menu.
hot club birthday
Calouste Gulbenkian Avenue, Praça de Espanha, 1070-024 Lisbon (Teatro da Comuna). AV. of Rome 14, 1000-143 Lisbon (Lisbon Forum). From March 17 to 19. From 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Free admission or tickets at the door.
To participate in the Hot Club celebrations: It is between the Teatro da Comuna and the Fórum Lisboa that the renowned jazz club (which closed its doors in January), celebrates its 75th anniversary. In this kind of three-day festival, you can attend seven concerts, which include the Lokomotiv trio, bassist Carlos Barretto, guitarist Mário Delgado and drummer José Salgueiro; a ‘jam session’ by the trio led by pianist Hugo Lobo, accompanied by bassist Romeu Tristão and drummer Gabriel Moraes; the performance of the Combos of the Luiz Vilas-Boas Jazz School; and also the presentation of “Mingus Project”, a tribute to Charles Mingus, which brings together bassists Zé Eduardo and Nelson Cascais and pianist João Paulo Esteves da Silva on stage. The day that marks the anniversary of Hot Club, on March 19, includes a concert by the ‘Hot’ Orchestra and Sextet, which will bring together the two main resident formations of the club, to present here important compositions that were recorded in 1948, the year of foundation. All programming here.
Jameson Arraial Street. patrick’s
Abel Pereira da Fonseca store, Praça David Leandro da Silva, 1, 1950-131 Lisbon. March 17 (Friday), starting at 7:00 p.m. Tickets at 30 euros
To celebrate an Irish party with Portuguese sounds: Dino D’Santiago, Branko, Best Youth, Shaka Lion and Wolf Manhattan are the confirmed names at Jameson Arraial St. Patrick’s, which arrives this Friday at Armazéns Abel Pereira da Fonseca, in Marvila. This is the sixth edition of what Jameson calls the “Festa dos Jamigos” which, in addition to the concerts, promises various moments of fun. The first three batches of tickets are already sold out. They started at €18, but now you’ll only find them on sale for €30, including a Jameson Black Barrel cocktail, a Jameson Orange and a water. It is true that the drink is guaranteed, but fear not: the entrance also includes a brioche of roast ham or a vegan option.
Doca de Santo Amaro, Armazém 8, 1350-353 Lisbon. Telephone: 213 970 109. Tuesday and Wednesday, from 12:00 to 01:00; from Thursday to Saturday until 2 am; Sundays until 6:00 p.m.
To try the new nasi goreng tuna: Descarado added to the menu new dishes and desserts created by chef Sandro Farinho, as well as executive and group menus for lunch and dinner. Among the novelties to start the afternoon snack are the salmon Caesar salad, the crispy octopus with aioli and the chicken wings with Sweet pepper. Next, among the main courses, there is the introduction of nasi goreng with tuna or vegetables, brás cod and confit suckling pig bacon. As a climax, the dessert menu includes the basil crème brulee with strawberry gel and the cheese board. Among the new menus, we have the executive (17.50 euros), which includes cover chargemain dish,
drink and coffee; and the group one (30 euros), with portions, meat or fish dishes, which can be designed according to the clients’ wishes.
mount sea lakes
Site of Ponta da Piedade, Lagos. Telephone: 968216725. From Tuesday to Saturday, from 12:00 to 16:00 and from 19:00 to 23:00. Sunday, from 12:00 to 16:00.
For an early spring getaway: to the south they are already making premieres. The Monte Mar restaurant has just arrived in the Algarve, settling in Ponta da Piedade, in Lagos. The new space follows the same concept as its predecessors in Lisbon and Cascais, focusing on fresh fish and seafood, including on the menu suggestions such as hake fillets with cockle rice or seafood cataplana. With capacity for 150 people, it offers a panoramic view over the Atlantic, as well as a roof garden.
TO THE SOUTH Palmares
Palmares Golf Course, Odiáxere, 8600-250 Lagos. Open from Wednesday to Saturday. Reservations: 282 790 508
To know the menu of 10 moments: The haute cuisine restaurant at the Palmares Ocean Living & Golf resort has reopened with a renewed menu and a 10-minute menu designed by chefs Louis Anjos and Ricardo Luz. It is about “a gastronomic journey” through “the best that the Algarve has to offer”, as the former explains in the press release. This new gastronomic experience includes local and national meat, fish, shellfish and vegetables, in dishes such as coastal prawns with sea urchin, orange blossom and codium; and duck with foie gras and carolino rice from Vale do Sado and orange. It has a price of 160 euros per person and can be accompanied with complementary wine (95 euros).