No one lives and breathes his part of the country as much as Vítor Adão. The chef left Chaves a few years back, but that doesn’t mean he has forgotten his roots. On the contrary, Plano, the fine-dining restaurant tucked away in the Dona Graça guesthouse, is a showcase for many of its local producers. Its dishes tell us the stories of his homeland and its people, interpreting them and giving them an identity, always with the utmost respect for tradition. The tasting menu (€75/six courses, €95/nine courses) is a journey that, in truth, takes in the entire country.
This article was published on Lisbon by Time Out newspaper, December 2022 edition.