Lisboa & me

Excuse the rather trite title but it seemed fitting because: A) the restaurant in question is called Lisboa tu e … More

Authenticity, with grace

Issue 2: Writing with the body Writing with the body. I have long-held an intense fascination with the idea and … More

Writing with the body

Try this: writing with the body means that every gesture is a word, or a phrase. The knuckles of your … More

A singular seafood rice at Uma Marisqueira

I have often wondered at the sense in naming your restaurant “Uma” – literally meaning “one” or “a” in Portuguese. To me, the full name Uma Marisqueira (Marisqueira meaning “Seafood restaurant”) portrays this place to be commonplace, average even, just “a” Marisqueira. This, however, is false advertising because it is not just a seafood restaurant.