Rating: NNNLisbon North
Cataplana is just one of the many Portuguese eateries that pepper the city's various neighbourhoods. Check out these.
Cataplana is just one of the many Portuguese eateries that pepper the city’s various neighbourhoods. Check out these lip-smacking spots.
BarrAIDA CHURRASquEIRA (1000 College, at Havelock, 416-539-8239) A noisy Portuguese barbecue joint specializing in grilled-and-steamed chicken, suckling pig and rabbit, with seats to eat and a take-out counter for those in a hurry. Best: halved and chopped piri-piri hot-sauce-coated birds served with roasted potato balls and watery green veggies huge carnivorous platters of egg-topped steaks with smashed potatoes and olives grilled sardines and barbecue saltcod. Complete takeout dinners for $12 (eat-in $20 with a glass of wine), including all taxes and tip. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10 am to 11 pm. Closed Monday. Fully licensed. Access: one step at door, washrooms in basement. Rating: NNN