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Somebody Feed Phil – Lisbon Itinerary

Netflix: Season 1

Phil Rosenthal visits Lisbon, an often overlooked city in Europe, where he enjoys the famous pastel de nata egg tarts as well as Michelin-starred Portuguese dining. See the locations, restaurants, and attractions he visited that show the best of what to do in Lisbon.


Eats

1. Manteigaria Chiado

Phil starts off his Liston trip with the most famous pastry in Portugal - the pastel de nata - which is a flaky egg tart topped with cinnamon and sugar.


Tasted: Pastel de nata

Double macchiato



2. Time Out Market

Avenida 24 de Julho Mercado da Ribeira, Lisbon, 1200-479 Portugal


A modern large foodhall with over 40 restaurants/shops and over 500 seats in a covered market is home to some of the best food in the city.


Tasted: Cod cake

Asian beef with foie gras

Canned tuna belly, horse mackerel, and seafood



3. Belcanto


First 2-Michelin starred restaurant in Portugal run by chef Jose Avillez. The dishes are assembled like art and taste delicious at the same time.


Tasted:

Prawns with ashes smoked with rosemary and butter with interior of the head

Goose that laid golden egg - with mushroom, cheese, hazelnut, truffle, bread

Mandarin dessert with mushroom crumble and sorbet inside



4. Ponto Final


An incredible restaurant across the river, where the tables are set up outside on the pier with no railings. Serving amazingly fresh seafood with the most scenic view.


Tasted:

Spicy Prawns

Grilled sardines

Monkfish tomato stew with rice



5. Pasteis de Belem


The most famous pasteis shop in Lisbon, with a persistently long line out the door. A must-vist when one goes to Lisbon.


Tasted:

Pastel de nata



6. Jesus e Goes


Unique restaurant specializing in a cuisine that is a mix of Indian and Portuguese, true to the heritage of the owner whose name is Jesus.


Tasted:

Bread with saffron curry

Holy burger - one biteful of meat marinaded with a variety of spices

Shrimp samosas



7. Ramiro


Amazing seafood restaurant in a casual setting, where the food is super fresh and prepared simply.


Tasted:

Many types of shrimp - simply steamed or boiled

Ruby red giant prawns

Steak sandwich as "dessert"



8. Nannarella / La Pizza di Nanna / Wurst




Phil visits a neighborhood with diverse offerings from all parts of Europe, including a gelato shop whose owner is from Italy, pizza from its next door neighbor, as well as a shop whose owner is from Austria specializing in sausages.


Tasted:

Raspberry-strawberry cheesecake gelato

Mango gelato

Pizza

Sausage with pretzel

Sausage filled with cheese and homemade bratwurst



9. Piriquita


Pastry shop in Sintra specializing in Travesseiros, which means pillows in Portuguese. They are puff pastries filled with almond cream and served warm.


Tasted:

Travesseiros

Chocolate cake



10. Alma


A two-Michelin starred restaurant serving modern gastronomic Portuguese cuisine in a refined, but comfortable setting.


Tasted:

Cobblestone Street Cod - bacalhau a bras

Chocolate, hazelnut, and caramel dessert



 

Activities

1. Sidecar Tour


Phil takes a ride in a sidecar along a motorcycle to get a tour of the city. The ride is bumpy along the cobblestone streets, but gives a unique groundsview of the city.



2. Manteigaria Silva


Phil visits a shop specializing in port wine, and tries a port tasting of ruby and tawny ports.



3. Ginjinha Sem Rival

Rua Das Portas de Santo Antao, Lisbon 1150-277 Portugal


Phil goes to the next stop, a store specializing in a sour cherry liquor called ginja.



3. Sintra National Palace


Phil travels to Sintra, a small town around 30 minutes outside of Lisbon by car. There, he visits the National Palace, which offers a 360° view of the town.



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