January 19, 2018 getLISBON 1Comment

‘Excuse me, can I have two pastéis de Belém, please?’ asked a tourist in one of the many cafes in the heart of Lisbon, Chiado. The waiter, tired of giving the same reply, politely said ‘I’m afraid we don’t have pastel de Belém, only pastel de nata (egg custard tart).’ The woman, intrigued, pointed at the tarts that were on the café’s display. This episode was one of several that we witnessed during our incursions through this Seven Hills city, searching for more peculiar and interesting aspects to share with our readers. For those who know Lisbon, this post might…