Pastel de Nata at Pastelaria Santo Antonio, Lisbon (photo: Brent Petersen)

Where to Try Lisbon’s Characteristic Tart, the Pastel de Nata

The Pastel de Nata, was invented by monks in Lisbon. Today, it is by far the most popular treat in the city. And, Lisboetas will happily debate which bakery has the best.

The first Pastel de Nata

It’s very possible that without the monks at the Jerónimos Monastery in the Belem section of Lisbon, there would be no…