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60 Second Tasting Menu: Aldea, Spring 2014

Welcome back to 60 Second Tasting Menu, a fast-paced visual tour of stunning, elaborate, and technically advanced menus currently on offer across the city. Today, take a look at the nine-course menu at George Mendes' upscale Portuguese spot Aldea. It includes the requisite sea urchin, bacalhau, and octopus as well as a few surprises. Turn up the volume, and see below for the full menu description.

Nine-Course Tasting Menu: $110
PETISCOS
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BIG EYE TUNA CRUDO
watermelon radish, pimenton, soy and Vinho Verde
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CHARRED OCTOPUS
in octopus broth, potato and coriander
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PORTUGUESE BABY SQUID
cod roe butter, squid ink
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RED MULLET
fennel and dill, blood orange/ tomato
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AKITAKOMACHI RICE
sea urchin, shrimp, dungeness crab
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BACALHAU A GOMES DE SA
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DUCK BREAST
rutabaga, hen of the woods mushroom, sea buckthorn glaze
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BUTTERMILK
passionfruit, coconut and lime
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PAO DE LO
Zimbro cheese, grapefruit, crispy milk, burned orange caramel
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31 West 17th Street, Manhattan, NY 10011 (212) 675-7223 Visit Website

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