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A few months ago, my friends and I embarked on a magical meat journey at Espetus, a Brazilian steakhouse (churrascaria). Taking a cue from Brazilian Gauchos - who would skewer meats and roast them over a large fire pit - churrascarias serve their clientele barbecued meat directly off of large sword-like skewers. In most places, the servers continue bringing meats until you've had your fill and in our case, we had a wheel that displayed green for more or red for stop. While there we ate at least seven different kinds of meat, including a delicious bbq'd tri-tip roast called picanha. If you can't find a churrascaria near you, I've got a recipe you can try at home, to check it out,

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vixen2 vixen2 9 years
the BEST brazilian steakhouse is in Beverly hills and its not that pricey~ $50 all you can eat.. i can't recall the name but it was just amazing.. i THINK it was Fogo de Chao Churrascaria
AucuneRancune AucuneRancune 9 years
That picture of tri-tip is seriously making my mouth water.
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 9 years
i meant to say that i love brazillian bbq. so good and delicious.
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 9 years
i <3 Brazilian BBQ. so good and delicious.
calibabi calibabi 9 years
we have a place like this called tucano's...i haven't been, but i am planning on trying it before we move.
LadeeVolFan LadeeVolFan 9 years the Brazilian steakhouses. We have...I think...three in Atlanta. It's a carnivore's dream come true. I think the best is Fogo de Chao, YUMMY!!!
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Wow! There's a Brazilian steakhouse around here and I've heard it's amazing. One of these days...
Steamykitchen Steamykitchen 9 years
No Brazilian or Argentine steakhouses here, sadly. I'll just have to pretend my husband is a handsome gaucho and I'm Gisele - and make this at home! (we've got really good imagination!) LOL.
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