Tag Archives | Porto

Porto, a city worth visiting

Porto, at the mouth of the Douro River, is an interesting city. Its twin across the Douro, Vila Nova de Gaia, is where you find all the old port “lodges” (it is no longer an obligation to be there for a port producer). Porto itself is a superb city to visit, with its old city […]

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A church with azulejos

Good restaurants in Porto – some suggestions

Porto is a wonderful city to visit, but it is not, in our experience always easy to find a good restaurant. We were very happy with DOP, that we wrote about recently (see in the menu “Recommendations – Restaurants” on BKWine Magazine). Since we go to Porto every once in a while for the Douro […]

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Rooftops and the cathedral, Porto

More restaurant recommendations in Porto

Restaurants to try in and around Porto Porto is a great city to visit. For the wines of course, post and table wine, but also for its beauty and history. But we must confess that we have always found it challenging to find a good restaurant in Porto. We have found some, notably DOP. Look […]

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Dom Luis I bridge in Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia

Michelin star to Porto: The Yeatman

Porto, the second city of Portugal, has received its first Michelin star. The honour went to the restaurant at the new luxury hotel The Yeatman that opened in the summer of 2010. Well, actually it is not Porto that has received the star; it is Vila Nova de Gaia, where The Yeatman is situated with […]

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