Bacalao, Pasteles de Nata, and …more Good Food

John and I arrive early in dreary Lisbon this past¬†puente¬†and of course make a bee-line for the first coffee shop we find. The streets are quiet, but the pastry shops are already open and serving their signature baked goods to the morning crowd. After our routine 2-hour coffee, we suddenly realize that his jacket isContinue reading “Bacalao, Pasteles de Nata, and …more Good Food”


I’m finally here! After some intense luggage-hauling on the metro, up the metro stairs, back and forth through my neighborhood (where the average age seems to be about 60), I finally found my apartment number, 146 on Paseo de Extremadura. My landlord, Jose, and his wife were extremely welcoming and accommodating, working with my rustyContinue reading “Arrival!”