Joanna Lobo

Joanna Lobo is an independent journalist from Goa. She enjoys writing about food, her Goan heritage, and things that make her happy. When not contributing to leading Indian and international newspapers and magazines, she co-owns a food publication But First, Food.

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India Classic: Poee power in Goa

Poee — the leavened Goan bread — is a unique and unmatched companion to the cuisine of this coastal state.

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An insider’s guide to celebrating Christmas in Goa

Heard all about Christmas in Goa? Want a piece of the plum pudding? Here’s how you can experience all the traditional festivities while you’re visiting, even if you’re a visiting tourist.  …

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Booked for life in Goa…

A new bookstore in Goa’s Panjim celebrates the joy of picture books and pre-loved books.

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From Tokyo to Goa

Anjuna’s newest restaurant, Tokyo — or TKYO — offers familiar Asian food, with flair. There is a wave of Asian food sweeping through Goa. It is showing up in restaurant chains opening…