First dinner in Lisbon. And let me tell you, it was fantastic. I went to a a cute, little restaurant called Sul. Low-light ambiance, nice decorations without going overboard and friendly service. Sim, menu em ingles. Codfish confit with a creamy risotto in coriander-infused olive oil. They gave me two large codfish filets… tender, flaky,Read more about Codfish confit with risotto (Lisbon)[…]
Faro barely merits a mention in this log. It’s a beach town with seemingly little action during low season. The flight from Liverpool was fine and my hotel is nice but nada going on in the evening. Finito.
I really have to admire the way that Liverpool is trying to re-invent itself. The Liverpool One development looks like a fantastic commercial enterprise and the use of former dock space for retail and entertainment is quite appealing. And the museums – Maritime, Beatles and Liverpool Life – are splendid. I tend to see LiverpoolRead more about Liverpool Development[…]
December 10th, 2011, a date which will live in… famy… or something. But like Roman Catholics to Rome or Muslims on the Haaj (yes, you’re damn right I’m making that analogy, bitch! It’s called hyperbole!), so must a Liverpool FC fan make the pilgrimage to Anfield. My ticket included access to one of the indoorRead more about A Passage to Futbol (Anfield)[…]
[I’m copying down my thoughts from my recent European vacation and posting them. They’ll appear back-dated]. I think my cousin is scared of visiting America. Actually, I’m sure of it because he told me he wouldn’t want to visit there. Because we look like a Security State to the Brits. The Patriot Act, the NDAARead more about Who’s Afraid of the Patriot Act (Liverpool)[…]