Essential Algarve offers readers a special and practical guide of some of the best restaurants in the region. The price guide for two people is..
Honestly Italian: From Milan to the Algarve Roughly translating to ‘come off it’ or ‘no way’, ‘mavalà’ is an Italian expression used to express surprise..
Algarve gold Portuguese gastronomy is becoming increasingly popular, standing out for its unique flavours, like the traditional sardines and bacalhau (salted cod), sweets such as..
Cream of the southern crop Less is more! Yes, it may be a platitude, but it rings so true in this day and age. As..
Mix & match: Combining famous cocktails with excellent cuisine Since August, what was once a mandatory stop for those enjoying the nightlife in Faro is..
In this issue, Essential Algarve offers readers a special and practical guide of some of the best restaurants in the region. The price guide for..
Grand House Hotel’s new café will serve visitors signature handmade pastries and delicate treats in the oldest building in town The 5-star Relais & Châteaux..
“Rota do Petisco” runs until October 15 in 176 establishments throughout the region It’s almost time for Rota do Petisco (Tapas Route), one of the..
When you combine a stunning Algarve setting with authentic Italian cuisine and a large selection of national and international wines, you can expect a truly..
Vila Joya’s melting pot Forrest Gump could not have said it better: “Life’s like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.”..
Hans Neuner, Henrique Sá Pessoa, Rui Paula, Dieter Koschina, and Scar Geadas join host chef Rui Silvestre for a “unique gastronomic experience” accompanied by live..
New ventures Essential Promotion The oldest restaurant in Quinta do Lago reopens its doors with a new story to tell with the usual excellence. After..
Faro’s new restaurant promises an unmatched gastronomic symphony where “audacity and madness come together” Chef Diogo Martins and bartender Diogo Santos run Zebra Restaurant at..
Seaborn We often look far and wide for the produce we love most, but, in this case, there is no need as the best Salicornia..