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Who’s House? 

Monday kitchen takeovers are back!

Once Upon a Bite is a two man show run by friends and chefs Maurício Varela and João Mealha. They work with biological and seasonal produce and follow a minimal waste mindset to create unique menus.

Together they have 20 years of experience working at high level restaurants and have been all over the world: from São Paulo to Madrid, Marbella to Vilnius. Their paths crossed in Lisbon at Local and later on Rio Maravilha.

Sharing the same desire to work independently in a creative and sustainable way it was clear what their next step would be: creating Once Upon A Bite and sharing their love of food with everybody.


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