• The Iconic Francesinha in Porto: Mission Accomplished!

    1 month ago - By Passionate Foodie

    It's 11:30pm and I'm in Porto, just having finished dinner. What do I do now? Well, I went to another restaurant for a Francesinha, an iconic sandwich of Porto which is sometimes referred to as a "heart attack on a plate." Yes, maybe I was a bit obsessed with this sandwich.
    The term "francesinhas" is said to most often translate as "little French girl" though it could also mean"little Frenchie" or the "little French one." The sandwich apparently originated in the city of Porto and its exact origins are murky, though one theory seems to be dominant. The most common tale is that the sandwich...
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