Algarve Destination Guide - Festivals and Events in the Algarve
Loulé prepares to receive a week of haute cuisine - the RestaurantWeek
Cappucino of green soup with crispy chouriço (traditional tipycal saussage), black pork cheeks with vegetables and sweet potatoes, ice cream with coriander and chili-pepper.
The Chef Martijn Carte, and more 28 other Carte to prove in the best restaurants in the municipality of Loulé.
RestaurantWeek is the name of the initiative that was born in the U.S. in 1992.
Today, all American cities have RestaurantWeek annually. In Portugal, the RestaurantWeek already exists in Lisbon and Oporto.
Now comes to Loulé, begins on April 22 and ends on May 2. The RestaurantWeek with 29 restaurants to choose from.
The idea is to give everyone the chance to enjoy fine dining by a unit value of 20 euros (drinks not included), being sure that each meal, one euro goes to the Diocese of Madeira.
The event was officially presented on Tuesday in one of the participating restaurants, L'Olive, with the Chef Martijn Carte, in the Vila Sol Algarve, Quarteira, in the presence of Jose Borralho responsible for undertaking proactive event, the Tryp Network, and the alderman of the House of Loulé, Joaquim Guerreiro.
After the success achieved in Lisbon and Porto, the Municipality of Loulé has contacted the Tryp Network to carry out the initiative in this county. Agreement signed. Joaquim Guerreiro argues that Loulé "has some of the best restaurants in the Algarve and Portugal, and it is very important to recognize this food."
It will be a week of haute cuisine based on typical products of the Algarve, as well as agricultural products produced by the region, and the fish caught around here.
José Borralho did point out that this initiative is not a form of balances in the restoration of high quality, as you say have seen so construed
"These restaurants have no such need. Join because they like the project and supportive of your hand, "he said.
In this first edition, the expectations are not very high, but still advanced the second councilman from the City Council, "there are already good signs, because there are already reservations to be made, despite the RestaurantWeek does not have great promotion."
Lunch or dinner at one of 29 participating restaurants require reservations to develop, which can only be made through the site (www.loule-restaurantweek.com) website where information is made available on the restaurants and your letters