We experience the countries we’re in through the food: Food we eat in restaurants, food we see in markets and shops, food we taste in peoples homes, food we cook ourselves, when we stay in a place for a longer time, food we read about in books we buy, food we hear about, food we watch on TV in hotels, and food we dream about.
Largo de Alcântara (from the Arab al-qantara, meaning “bridge,” ) has just joined in on the wave of renovations, the number of cervejarias-marisqueiras still gives a clue to the legacy of the area, which was strongly related to the fishing and canning industries. Marisqueira O Palácio is the most frequented, both for its consolidated fame among locals and for the large variety of fresh fish and crustaceans displayed enticingly just behind the front window. Read Syma Tariq & Francesca Savoldi’s story here[gallery ids="4457,4456,4455" type="square"]
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