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Argentina Steaks - Orlando

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britterbeezer Jul 8, 2008 08:36 AM

Does anyone know of any meat markets in the Orlando area that sell steaks from Argentina?

It's expensive driving to Miami to stock up on entrana!

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  1. lauderdale75 RE: britterbeezer Jul 8, 2008 10:50 AM

    While I can't respond directly to your inquiry (i.e., raw steaks from Argentina), I have enjoyed the churrasco (sp) steak at Choo Choo Churros Argentinian restaurant. THe location of the restaurant is questionable (Lake Underhill Rd & Semoran), but the food (and steaks) are truly excellent. Perhaps you can speak with the owner to identify the purveyor from whom he sources the meat.

    1. Mild Bill RE: britterbeezer Jul 8, 2008 08:11 PM

      Here in Tampa we're loaded with Latin groceries / carnicerias that do enough of those similar cuts to keep me happy...

      They sell 3pk vacu bags with flavorful tender juicy skirt steaks (entraña), the beef ribs cut crosswise--- and one of my favorites, the cut they simply call 'churrasco' here--- more commonly called flap steak or flap meat...
      It's part of Argentinean 'vacio'--- just separated from the flank steak...

      I just grilled some this week and it was butter...

      Publix also pretty dependably sells a very good quality cut of 'inside skirt'...

      Why just tonight it was Morcilla night here at the house!

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