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18
Sep
2019

Porta’s gin cured salmon special

If you’ve travelled the Balearic Islands then you’ll almost definitely have sampled Xoriguer Gin (pronounced cho-rig-air). Well recognised in its distinctive green bottle, this Menorcan gin from the port of Mahón delivers a refreshing quench with strong notes of juniper and citrus. It’s one of two gins that we at Porta have specifically chosen to
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29
Aug
2019

Homage to Galicia

This month, Porta Operations Manager Vicki highlights Spain’s northwestern seafood mecca. Galicia is a unique region on north west Spain’s Atlantic coast, tucked just above Portugal. Known to many for its distinctive language and culture, Galicia’s luscious green coastal landscape – covered with oak, pine and eucalyptus trees – makes it the perfect climate for
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27
Feb
2019

The Pilgrimage

Chef-owner Joe Wright and his wife Robyn headed on their annual pilgrimage to Spain, all in aid of research of course… The food journey began in Barcelona then on to Tarragona for the freshest seafood, Valencia for amazing rice dishes, Cuenca and finally hearty stew and offal in Madrid for NYE. Here are Joe’s food tour highlights: Tarragona
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21
Dec
2018

Porta Salford is here

After months of hard work and preparation, we couldn’t be more excited to announce that Porta Salford has landed. We opened the doors on Wednesday 5th of December after a brilliant launch event. The idea behind Porta is to embrace the true concept of tapas – a social experience that can be enjoyed over a
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