Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Restaurant Choice: Andina- Peruvian Cuisine- Portland, OR

For our anniversary on Saturday, we ate lunch at the Andina Restaurant in Portland, OR. It was so delicious that I had to mention  it on this blog. My husband and I have had the chance to try Peruvian food many times but, this restaurant tops our list. Not only was the food exquisite, but the atmosphere and experience as a whole made it so worth it. We actually had to make reservations to eat there (it is that popular). Plus, the prices are very reasonable. I took some pictures of what we ate and copied the description from their menu to explain each one.
So, if you ever get out to Portland, you should look this one up.

Fresh asparagus brushed with olive oil and grilled

Succulent pulled chicken in an ají Amarillo, peanut, and cream-based sauce served with yellow potatoes, white rice, and Botija olives and hard-boiled egg

Marinated chicken kebobs, served with huacatay-peanut sauce

A cheese-stuffed yuca with an aji Amarillo and cheese sauce

And for dessert, we shared their seasonal Pumpkin Sorbet.
It was such a treat!
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The Danaraj Family said...

WOW looks amazing!! We just might have to check this place out sometime.

Dreamyvinyl.com said...

Madeline, I love that you have the guts to pull out a camera at a fancy restaurant and take pics of the beautiful food!

Rachael and Family said...

that food looks awesome. i always love to try new food.

Heileson Family said...

Yum. The esparragos and kabobs look awesome.

Abby said...

Wow! What a fun treat! Brian and I never know what to do with ourselves in Portland. It's good to have a fun place to go!

Nichole said...

Everything looks delicious...i have never had Peruvian food but i would love to try it!

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