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San Jose’s ADEGA Restaurant Hosts First Michelin All-Star Event September 13 in San Jose

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San Jose’s ADEGA Restaurant will be hosting the first Michelin All-Star Experience featuring a lineup of Michelin starred Portuguese chefs from four of the world’s Michelin starred Portuguese restaurants.

The highly-anticipated event will showcase two seven course dining experiences open to the public on September 12 and 14, 2017. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to No Kid Hungry – California.

San Jose’s ADEGA Chefs, David Costa and Jessica Carreira, will curate a tasting menu, paired with select Portuguese wines, along with the following top Portuguese chefs:

Chef George Mendes of Aldea

Chef Alexandre Silvia of Loco

 

The cuisine of Pedro Lemos has its roots in his early childhood.  He is inspired by memories of his grandmothers:  one working the fields in Bragança; the other selling fish at the markets in Matosinhos.  These, he acknowledges, are the most simple and genuine cuisines.  Therefore, his menu is filled with traditional Portuguese dishes, yet prepared with 21st century innovation.

tapas pedro lemos porto restauarante

Menu items, therefore, represent two significant themes from Portuguese gastronomy, the sea and the country.  Such delicacies from devil fish  and octopus,  to rabbit loin and roasted lamb, make for a unique and pleasurable dining experience.

 

quail pedro lemos portuguese cuisine

Tasting menus are available in five and seven courses.  Might as well, try it all:

Ravioli stuffed with foie gras
Sea scallop and crawfish with massala
Farm-raised quail, with mushrooms, asparagus & baby apples
Meagre (seabass), cabbage, turnip & chestnut
Suckling pig, special interpretation
Fresh lemon cream in cheese mousse
Bourbon vanilla & raspberries in a sponge cream

For more information, and view the full menu, visit Restaurante Pedro Lemos website.

Restaurante Pedro Lemos
Rua do Padre Luís Cabral, 974
Foz do Douro
Porto

Phone:  +351 220 115 986
Email:  reservas@pedrolemos.net

 

 

ADEGA recently earned the distinction as the first Michelin-starred restaurant to serve Portuguese cuisine on the West Coast as well as Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s prestigious America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2017.


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Gerry Furth-Sides

Gerry Furth-Sides

Content Editor/Columnist

Photo-journalist Gerry Furth-Sides has been covering the ethnic and American culinary scene in California since it first came into prominence 25 years ago.