The Best Fall Grilling, Portuguese-Style

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The Best Fall Grilling, Portuguese-Style

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When chef George Mendes was five, he had his first food epiphany, on a trip from his Connecticut home to his parents’ native Portugal. He and his mother attended a festival on one of the feast days that dot the summer calendar. “I remember open grills of chickens and sausages and bifanas,” he said, referring to the pork-cutlet sandwiches as ubiquitous in Portugal as burgers are in the U.S.

“My mom lost me,” said Mr. Mendes. “Apparently, I got a hold of a plate of sardines, took off and sat on a tree stump off on the…

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