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Portuguese Wineries in North America

Portugal’s love affair with wine began around 2000 BC when the Tartessians began cultivating the first vineyards in Portugal. When the Roman empire reached into Portugal, they named the area Lusitania, after Lusus, the...

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A Taste of Portugal

When I serve Antipasti before diner, I make an easy and colorful presentation of cheeses and cured meats for my guests. What’s great about this easy appetizer is that is requires no cooking, and...

Carmello’s & Little Portugal Restaurant on Fox 5 DC 1

Carmello’s & Little Portugal Restaurant on Fox 5 DC

General Manager, Miguel Pires of Carmello’s & Little Portugal Restaurant in Manassas Va. prepares Portuguese Cataplana for a cooking segment called; “Cooking with Tomatoes”. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/carmellos Located in the heart of Old Town...

LaSallete Restaurant – A Taste of Portugal in Sonoma, California 1

LaSallete Restaurant – A Taste of Portugal in Sonoma, California

  LaSalette Restaurant/By Guest Editor, Dan Dias I had always heard that California’s climate, the rich abundance of fresh seafood and locally grown produce made it similar to Portugal. Perhaps that’s why the wave...

Sweet Diablo – Portuguese Cafe Meets Washington DC 1

Sweet Diablo – Portuguese Cafe Meets Washington DC

Sweet Diablo – Portuguese Cafe Meets Washington DC   Bemvindo! Sweet Diablo – (Sweet Devil) is a downtown Portuguese Cafe in Washinton, DC. Owners Rosa Silva and Nuno Geraldes Freire opened the cafe in...

Portuguese Circle Dinner 2013 at Robert Restaurant – MAD NYC 0

Portuguese Circle Dinner 2013 at Robert Restaurant – MAD NYC

  The Portuguese Circle, is a group of Portuguese living in New York City, whose objective is to promote Portugal and its culture. For that, the Portuguese Circle has been organizing social, gastronomic and...

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Carne de Porco à Alentejana

Carne de Porco à Alentejana is one of the most traditional Portuguese dishes found on the menus of Portuguese restaurants through out the world.  The dishes name, “Alentejana” meas that the dish comes from...