Here's the menu, including the wine pairings that accompanied each course.
|Special birthday menu|
|Bobby Jay in the kitchen|
|Soft egg with bacalhau, black olive, potato|
|Cucumber and wild strawberry salad, cucumber juice, smoked sardines, yogurt|
|Foie gras with port-poached and pickled cherries|
|Wild striped bass, bok choy, caperberries, smoked trout roe, corn nage|
|Duck breast, grilled wax beans, peaches, cherries|
Even on a normal night, Aldea is an excellent restaurant, with innovative Portuguese-inspired food served in a refined but unpretentious atmosphere. But on my birthday night it was truly special!