Portuguese Circle Dinner 2013 at Robert Restaurant – MAD NYC

 

The Portuguese Circle, is a group of Portuguese living in New York City, whose objective is to promote Portugal and its culture. For that, the Portuguese Circle has been organizing social, gastronomic and cultural events regular basis since 2007. Visit their website to view many upcoming events.

This year, the group has organizes it’s “Annual Portuguese Dinner” celebration which be held on March 10, 2013 at Robert Restaurant; located in The Museum of Arts and Design at Central Park New York City.

The menu will be prepared by Robert’s Executive Chef, Luisa Fernandes and Chef Rui Correia of Douro Restaurant in Greenwich, Connecticut.

 

FIRST COURSE

Crudo de bacalhau
Salt cured Norwegian cod, pickled pearl onions, house smoke cured olives,
baby capers, micro cilantro, Cabernet vinegar and Portuguese olive oil
(Chef Rui Correia)

Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato
Clams,shopped garlic,with Portuguese white wine and olive oil
(Chef Luisa Fernandes)

SECOND COURSE

Polvo
Portuguese octopus, baby black chic peas, house made piri-piri drizzle
and micro celery greens
(Chef Rui Correia)

Vitela de Lafões
Braised prime rib with red Portuguese wine from ,with fresh chestnuts and
toasted Portuguese corn bread, with parsley and Portuguese olive oil
(Chef Luisa Fernandes)

DESSERTS

Serradura
Condensed milk mousse, pulverized Maria cookies, chocolate pearls, dark caramel
(Chef Rui Correia)

Encharcada de ovos e queijo da serra
Sweet eggs cooked in sugar syrup with Portuguese cheese from Serra da Estrela
(Chef Luisa Fernandes)
Olive oil provided by Esporão

 

WINE LIST

Port
Kopke Reserva 10 years

Red
Kopke Reserva 2009

White
Esporão Branco
Esporão Espumante
Wines provided by Kopke and Esporão

The cost of this wonderful Portuguese exprience will be $125 + TIP + TAX.

Reservations are made directly to the restaurant (212-299-7730)

 

Robert Restaurant
2 Columbus Circle – 9th Floor
New York, NY
Reservations: (212) 299-7730.

 

 

Photos and Portuguese article by: HENRIQUE MANO, Nova Iorque
Jornal LUSO-AMERICANO
Editor-at-large
www.lusoamericano.com

 

Portuguese:

O grupo Portuguese Circle, responsável pela organização dos festejos do 10 de Junho no Central Park, promove dia 10 de Março (domingo) o 2.º Jantar Anual de Gastronomia Lusa em Nova Iorque. O evento gastronómico vai ter lugar no restaurante Robert, no topo do edifício que alberga o Museum of Arts and Design, onde é chefe-executiva a lisboeta Luísa Fernandes.
A refeição irá ser confeccionada pela chefe Luísa, que em 2010 venceu o concurso ‘Chopped’ na emissora Food Network, e pelo portuense Rui Correia, proprietário do restaurante Douro – em Greenwich, Connecticut.
Foi estipulado o preço de 125 dólares por pessoa (ao que se acrescentarão as taxas e a gorjeta).
Os pratos irão ser alternados pelos dois chefes, incluindo crudo de bacalhau, amêijoas à Bulhão Pato, polvo, vitela de lafões e sobremesa (serradura e encharcada de ovos e queijo da Serra).
Os vinhos terão o selo da marca Esporão.
O 1.º Jantar Anual de Gastronomia Lusa aconteceu a 10 de Junho de 2012, no restaurante Aldea, com os chefes George Mendes, Rui Correia e David Santos.
Para mais informações ou marcação de lugares, é favor contactar (212) 299-7730.

• RESTAURANTE ROBERT
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2 Columbus Circle – 9th Floor
New York, NY

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