Chef Nuno Mendes guides Financial Times’ readers through Lisbon
Nuno Mendes is executive chef at the Chiltern Firehouse in London. His book, “Lisboeta: Recipes from Portugal’s City of Light”, is published by Bloomsbury.
Yesterday he took Financial Times readers through The Lisbon Food scene.
Financial Times My addresses: chef Nuno Mendes on Lisbon
Being a big foodie, I spend a lot of time in restaurants and bars. Lisbon is great because you can do this while sitting outside.
It’s a bit crazy but in Lisbon you start the day with a custard tart. You have a coffee and a little pastry — this gets the sugar going, and the caffeine kicks in.
The city goes on until late at night, so this helps to keep people going.
Read Chef Nuno Mendes guide to Lisbon in Financial Times