Portuguese Diner

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“Aldea” Makes New York Magazine’s Top 101 Restaurants in NYC

  Congratulations to Portuguese American Chef George Mendes who’s restaurant “ALDEA” made New York Magazine’s top 101 restaurants in NYC. nymag.com/restaurants/wheretoeat/2012/ newyork.grubstreet.com “The talented George Mendes has spent decades wandering the globe, studying under some of the great culinary divas of our time (Ducasse, Bouley, etc.). At this sleek, inventive little restaurant in the Flatiron […]


Chopped Champion – Luisa Fernandes

The first time I saw Portuguese Chef,  Luísa Fernandes on the Food Network’s Chopped  episode on November 10, 2009, I instantly became her fan. As I watched her, I could sense the passion and the love she put into each of the three dishes she prepared. Her innovative cooking skills and her calm collectiveness earned […]