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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 the Alentejo region of Portugal. The origin of its name, “Além-Tejo”, literally translates to “Beyond the...


No Reservations – Anthony Bourdain Explores Lisbon, Portugal

Anthony Bourdain taped his Travel Chanel show; “No Reservations” in Lisbon” last fall, but the episode finally aired on April 30, 2012. I enjoyed watching the variety of the rich cuisine, the culture, and I even learned a  little bit of history. Portugal, as Anthony and I discovered is experiencing...