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Adega Portuguesa

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June 16, 2013

A Melting Pot of Portuguese & Brazilian Flair

When Portugal native Trigo Da Silva opened Adega Portuguesa in the heart of Chinatown last year, he did it with two goals in mind: To preserve the Portuguese culture and heritage, and present a myriad of Portuguese culinary flair on Oahu’s dining scene. “When I came to the Islands in 2007, I really missed the…

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May 5, 2013

Cultural Dining Fit for Carnivores

When Trigo Da Silva, one of Oahu’s latest restaurateurs, decided to open Adega Portuguesa on Smith Street last year, he wanted to share the culture and cuisine of other countries with Hawaii. The owner has since created a unique dining experience filled with traditional Portuguese and Brazilian fare as well as live music in a…

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April 8, 2013

Flair that goes from Aloha to Ola!

For many generations, Hawaii has fostered and embraced a strong Portuguese influence on the Islands. So, it comes as no surprise that Adega Portuguesa, a restaurant dedicated to serving traditional Portuguese and Brazilian cuisine, would fare quite well. Approximately two years after Trigo Da Silva, the owner of Adega, moved to Hawaii, he began to…

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February 10, 2013

It’s Carnaval at Adega

Portagee jokes aside, the Portuguese culture is strong here in the Islands, and home to many Brazilian ex-pats as well. But there’s more to Portuguese food than malassadas and bean soup (although they do ‘em well here), and Adega Portuguesa is the place to discover it. Owner Trigo De Silva, who hails from Brazil, opened…

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January 13, 2013

Celebrate Good Times, Come On!

As 2013 shifts into full gear, Adega Portuguesa Restaurant & Bar is rolling out a full slate of fun — and tasty — events and promotions through which customers can enjoy authentic Portuguese and Brazilian experiences that have influenced the eatery from day one. Conveniently located in downtown Honolulu at 1138 Smith St., Adega provides…

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December 9, 2012

Various Events and a Holiday Special This Month

When asked what some of the most popular dishes at his restaurant Adega Portuguesa are, owner Trigo da Silva has trouble picking just one. He says that customers really like all of the dishes at this Chinatown eatery, which serves up traditional, authentic Portuguese cuisine. Adega’s many tasty menu items include Caldo Verde ($5), a…

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December 2, 2012

Adega Portuguesa

Adega Portuguesa Restaurant & Bar ups the ante when it comes to alluring diners with its mouth-watering Portuguese and Brazilian cuisine. Owner Trigo da Silva opened the doors to this Chinatown hot spot on Smith Street this past February with the hopes of giving local diners an authentic taste of Portugal. The restaurant prides itself…

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November 11, 2012

Experience Thanksgiving With a Portuguese Flair

By Jaimie Kim If your family is anything like mine, preparations for Thanksgiving are already under way (and you’ve assigned the turkey to someone with a little more skill). But if you’d like to escape the pre-holiday scramble and indulge in a pre-Thanksgiving feast, travel downtown and enter Adega Portuguesa where you’ll experience turkey with…

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September 9, 2012

Dishing Up Authentic Portuguese Fare

Preserving the richly authentic Portuguese culture and heritage is Adega Portuguesa Restaurant & Bar. Located in the heart of Chinatown, this restaurant encompasses all that is Portuguese and Brazilian cuisine. Owned and operated by Portugal native Trigo da Silva, this Smith Street eatery offers a menu full of eclectic, worldly fare. But wait, there’s more….

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August 12, 2012

Adega’s Taste of Portugal

Adega Portuguesa owner Trigo da Silva came to Hawaii in 2007 to continue his career as a journalist. After getting acclimated to the Islands and our diverse cultures, da Silva made a decision that Honolulu, with a rooted Portuguese community, needed to bring more attention to the experience of his people and upbringing. “I am…

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