St. Louis already has the Midwest's most rabid soccer fan base and best Carnival celebration. Today's deal gives it the full Brazilian: $35 of authentic cuisine and drinks at Central West End's Côco Louco Brasil for $15. You can use your Groupon on either dine-in or carryout orders.
The estrela of the show on Côco Louco's dinner menu is its churrasco-style skewers of fine meats and fresh seafood ($16–$21). You can stick to a single meat such as picanha or bacon-wrapped filet, or you can try a little bit of everything with the espeto misto. Other authentic entrees include the traditional feijoada (black beans cooked with sirloin, bacon, and sausage, $17) and camarão ao Molho Branco (shrimp sautéed in garlic olive oil and topped with white wine cream sauce, $17). There are only a few vegetarian options, as vegetarianism in Brazil is still considered a fanciful but untested idea, much like superstring theory. The vegetarian paella ($15) will make sure you don't leave hungry, though.
Wash it down in true brasileiro style with a few caipirinhas, the Portuguese answer to the margarita made with cane-sugar juice and cachaça (fermented sugarcane). On most weekend nights, you can lean back and drink in the live music as it twitches your hips with traditional sambas, tropicalia pop, maybe a little bossa nova, and everything in between. Buy today's Groupon and treat your tall and tan and young and lovely girl to the best Ipanema salad in STL.
- I highly recommend the mixed skewer (I think it's called Misto) for your first visit to get a great idea of the meats. – patrcarl, Urbanspoon
- The food was excellent and the service was fine. – lewis1995, Urbanspoon
- Whoever te [sic] chef is has a very good appreciation for the meat and the proper way to season and spice it while retaining all of the natural underlying flavor. – Greg Parnas, Urbanspoon
While devouring a Michael Phelps–sized portion of protein at Côco Louco Brasil, you and friends can place some early bets on the 2016 Summer Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro. What are some of the new events they’re considering adding to these historic games?
- Competitive Pickling
- Miniature Frolf
- Speed Furniture Assembly
- Crops Racing
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Coco Louco Brasil
Inside Coco Louco Brasil’s dining room, swirls of aromatic steam dance above platters of fresh seafood and meat skewered and grilled in the traditional Brazilian churrasco style. From behind the full bar, the restaurant's mixologist tops off glasses with cocktails, including the signature Brazilian drink known as the caipirinha. Most weekend nights, a host of live musicians entertain patrons with music ranging anywhere from traditional Brazilian samba to modern pop to playing the Canadian frog xylophone.
Central West End
512 N Euclid Ave
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