Octopus

  • la taberna der guerrita, sanlucar

    … as the epicenter of geek sherry appreciation isn't totally obvious from the outside; its bar is typically peopled - not crowded - with the same stout elderly locals one encounters everywhere in the region. The rear tasting room isn't even advertised. One has to ask at the bar. Only here does the breadth of the enterprise begin to sink in. Guerra's…

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  • Top 20 Must Taste Foods in Portugal

    … allowed the sopped bread to play a part. Located in southern Portugal, Vendas Novas hosts an annual bifanas festival in homage to its porky delights. In Lisbon, Café Beira Gare across from the Rossio train station also offers up juicy bifanas amid other quick bites, such as Salgados, a category of savory fritters that includes one of my favorites…

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  • Lunar New Year Celebration at BK’s Bistro

    …! First up was a selection of appetizers, a cold-cut plate if you will. I was quite happy to enjoy both jellyfish and octopus for the first time. I say first because it was the first time I enjoyed them, not that I had them. Both are often ridiculously chewy, but BK’s did a nice job with them. Though I valiantly ate a whole slice of head cheese, I…

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