This is a post addressed particularly to those of you eager to explore new places as well as the local cultural habits. I mean food. You can’t say you know a culture without knowing what they eat. And knowing is not the same thing as having read about it in a book or on a website. Yes, you have to experience it and yes, you have to taste it.
There might be other restaurants similar to Trigueirinho in Lisbon but this is my favorite. Everyone has an opinion and this is my choice when taking someone to ‘taste’ Portugal. The food is made as if at home, all the ladies attending are lovable and the two sisters in charge are lovely; and don’t be mistaken when I say in charge because one of them will cook for you and the other will serve you. And it’s all delightful.
As like other spots I enjoy to go to, this is a place for both visitors and residents; and that creates a nice feeling of healthy informality.
As summer approaches, fado is back in this spot on some Friday evenings; a project by Fatinha and Miguel, recently joined by João and Tiago (Somos Fado), to promote fado and celebrate the joy of performing it; and this deserves a dedicated post.
Trigueirinho doesn’t have a site or facebook; it doesn’t need it as their visitors are their best advertisers.
Trigueirinho | Restaurants (Portuguese) | Full Meal € 11
Largo dos Trigueiros
Mon – Fri 12:00 – 23:00