Portuguese Diner Blog

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Seabra’s Marisqueira & Europa South in New Jersey Monthly

Two Portuguese restaurants featured in 285 Best Restaurants section: New Jersey Monthly Magazine! photo credit: Henrique Mano, Editor Luso American0 Newspaper   SEABRA’S MARISQUEIRA  www.njdiningguide.net/Seabras/ Seabra’s Marisqueira, is one of Newark NJ’s premier Seafood Restaurants since 1989. 87 Madison Street Newark, NJ 07105 Tel.: (973) 465-1250   EUROPA SOUTH “Portuguese...

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Carmello’s & Little Portugal Restaurant on Fox 5 DC

General Manager, Miguel Pires of Carmello’s & Little Portugal Restaurant in Manassas Va. prepares Portuguese Cataplana for a cooking segment called; “Cooking with Tomatoes”. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/carmellos Located in the heart of Old Town Manassas, Carmello’s offers upscale fine dining. Fresh ingredients, innovative cuisine, and romantic ambience equal an unforgettable...

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Frango Churrasco – Portuguese Chicken on a Brick

Portuguese “Frango Churrasco” – Barbequed Chicken, is one of the most popular dishes for summer cookouts. There are many different recipes for this dish from using basic salt and pepper to adding oregano and rosemary. My recipe, combines the classic Portuguese style spices, with an American twist of using a...

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Portuguese Food Trucks

The Food Truck scene is exploding across the country! In Boson, the number of trucks has gone from just 16 in 2011 to 56 in 2013. It was only a matter of time that we’d finally see Portuguese food trucks emerge. Here are two that I came across. One in...

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Sweet Diablo – Portuguese Cafe Meets Washington DC

Sweet Diablo – Portuguese Cafe Meets Washington DC   Bemvindo! Sweet Diablo – (Sweet Devil) is a downtown Portuguese Cafe in Washinton, DC. Owners Rosa Silva and Nuno Geraldes Freire opened the cafe in 2012 to bring the flavor of Portugal to the Capital city.   Pastéis de Nata, Bolas...

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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,...

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George Mendes/Michelin Star Chef – Aldea Restaurant – Fox News

Kitchen Superstars: George Mendes’ taste of Portugal | Fox News Video. Chef George Mendes makes Bacalhau a Bras! Chef Mendes has risen to fame in the last few years receiving a Michelin Star in 2011 and again in 2012. In 2011 he won the title of “Food and Wine Magazine’s...

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Carne de Porco à Alentejana

Carne de Porco à Alentejana is one of the most traditional Portuguese dishes found on the menus of Portuguese restaurants through out the world.  The dishes name, “Alentejana” meas that the dish comes from the Alentejo region of Portugal. The origin of its name, “Além-Tejo”, literally translates to “Beyond the...

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Michelin Star Restaurants – Portugal 2013

For 2013, the Michelin Dining Guide to Spain & Portugal has awarded prestigious stars to 11 chefs across Portugal. As like last year, the publication has awarded two stars each to Hans Neuner of Ocean Restaurant and Dieter Koschina of Vila Joya. Both restaurants are located in the Algarve. Celebrity...