Andanada 141, UWS, NYC

Andanada 141, UWS, NYC

Photo courtesy Tabelog

Photo courtesy Tabelog

 

Photo courtesy Tabelog

Photo courtesy Tabelog

 

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Andanada 141
Disclaimer: I was invited as a guest to this establishment for a complimentary meal. All opinions expressed in this post are my own

Tucked away on a quiet corner on the Upper West Side is Andanada 141, a Michelin-Starred restaurant serving real Spanish food! 

 

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The awesome folks at Tabelog recently invited me, along with several of their top food influencers, to an exclusive tasting of the talented Chef Manuel Berganza innovative cuisine.

 

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We were treated to several courses of Chef’s modern interpretations of tapas followed by Paella and ofcourse dessert. There was so much I enjoyed at this tasting but lets start with some that really hit home for me.

 

Photo courtesy Johnny Prime Steaks

Photo courtesy Johnny Prime Steaks

 

The “Nidos De Codorniz” – a potato nest with chicken liver pate and a soft boiled quail egg was a beautifully composed dish playing with a myriad of textures and flavors, all of it coming together in a single, simple bite.

 

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I loved the “Bravas Tradition” which was served with a choice of three sauces – I must say the “Brava Cayena” really had a nice kick to it!.

 

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The “Pulpo a la Gallega” – a mosaic of octopus over potato foam and rapini was not just art on a plate but a colorful combination of flavors that melded together beautifully.

 

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The entrée consisted of a nicely executed “Paella de Mariscos” made with market fish, shrimp, calamari, mussels, cockles.

 

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The desserts brought on a super moist almond cake with raspberries and extra virgin olive oil gelato which was a perfect ending to a truly wonderful evening.

 

Here is some of what we ate:

 

 

Airbags con Queso Manchego y Membrillo

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Nidos de Codorniz

 

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Champiñones Rellenos

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Bravas “Tradición”

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Alcachofas con Queso Manchego

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Pulpo a la Gallega

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Albóndigas con Encurtidos, Berenjena

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Calamares y Ajo Blanco

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Ensaladilla de Salmón

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Paella de Mariscos

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Tarta de Santiago

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Tocinillo de Cielo

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  • Han-Hsien Tuan

    Thank you Malini. I am taking my parents there this Sunday for brunch. Looking forward to it!

  • Malini Sood Horiuchi

    Aww – I hope you enjoy it – sit in the back its so charming! And if you see Andrea Lema – their PR person – tell her the restaurant fairy sent you!!