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Terra Restaurante Natural – Lisbon

When we were in Lisbon in 2015 we had dinner at Terra Restaurante Natural for the first time and we were pleasantly surprised. Great food, kind people and lots of positive reviews and clippings on the wall. Even from Moby (long time vegan). So when planning our trip this year we knew we wanted to come back here. Terra (meaning Earth in Portuguese) is a vegetarian (and mostly vegan) restaurant, considered…

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Miss Saigon Desserts

As promised, we went back to Miss Saigon. What can I say…it is one of my favorites spots in Lisbon. We had a reservation for a first lunch in Lisbon, almost straight from the airport. This time I didn’t go for the combination-platter. I needed room for the desserts… The first day I had lovely Jewish pastries… mmm…really good! And I had a very nice pear cake as dessert, while my…

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Café Galeria House of Wonders – Cascais, Portugal

House of Wonders is a wonderful combination of a gallery, a café with a great rooftop terrace and a very good vegetarian restaurant with many vegan options. It is situated in a lovely village named Cascais. Cascais is a beautiful little town by the sea, easy to access by train from Lisbon. It is a wondereful ride by train along the coastline. And once you arrive in Cascais, you have…

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Economy/ General/ Restaurants/ Veganism

Portugal’s Lovely Vegan Businesses – which are thriving in spite of the recession in Europe

Europe is in recession; Portugal, Spain and Greece are suffering with especially strong recessions. Many would agree this may not be a time for starting a business – ……but, a few vegan ethical businesses are flourishing, specially the ones related to Portuguese vegetarian foods. I was inspired to write this article when I found out that friends of mine, Rafael and Ana, had recently started a 100% vegan business called…

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Events/ Travel/ Veganism

A 3-day vegan celebration in Lisbon: Veganario Fest 2013

Report from Portugal: The 3-day vegan fest is becoming a popular celebration of veganism and vegetarianism in Portugal. During the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of November, people from all walks of life gathered in Lisbon, to learn more about veganism, attend workshops, share recipes, try new foods at the stalls, watch documentaries and participate in several activities. It was a great opportunity to meet people and get to know what’s…

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