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On the edge of Manhattan's Union Square neighborhood, George Mendes (Bouley, Wallsé) has opened his first restaurant, Aldea. A take on the Portuguese word for village, Aldea was designed to pay homage to the chef's heritage while evoking a relaxed, coastal vibe. Mendes returns to his roots with an approachable, satisfying menu that strikes a balance between modern techniques and classic flavors influenced by Spain, France and Portugal, including such items as arroz de pato, dry-cured Portuguese ham and several seafood options.