I didn’t know it until a few months ago, but one of my favorite types of cuisine is Peruvian food. It’s hearty, comforting and completely different than everything I usually eat.
Going to Brasa & Pisco, 8347 Lockwood Ridge Road, is always a welcome treat in my book. But, as most people my age (I’m 25) know, it’s not affordable to dine out as much as I’d like. So I was happy to see Brasa & Pisco’s latest deal hit my inbox.
Monday through Thursday, Brasa & Pisco is offering a two-for-$25 menu in which guests can enjoy one appetizer, two entrees and split a dessert. For an additional $15, guests can order a bottle of Brasa & Pisco’s house Viña Maino.
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The two for $25 menu options include:
Ceviche Peruvian Style: Marinated fish with lime, Peruvian peppers, onions and cilantro
Pork Wontons: Homemade wontons stuffed with marinated pork and huacatay sauce finished in a Peruvian tomato and onion salsa
Potato Fritters: Potato stuffed with chopped Peruvian marinated beef tenderloin and sweet raisins
Seco De Res: Slow-braised beef with a cilantro broth, peas and carrots, and served with rice and Peruvian beans
Aji De Gallina: Marinated pulled chicken with a Peruvian creamy cheese sauce with rice
Peruvian Country Ham: Family recipe country ham with mash potatoes and local vegetables with two homemade gravies
Rotisserie Chicken: Marinated Peruvian style quarter chicken served with a selection of two sides (fries, salad, rice, or beans)
Chaufa Chicken: Peruvian style fried rice cooked using high flame burning wok (served with chicken, or choose beef for an additional $4 or shrimp for $5)
Chocolate Mousse: Homemade chocolate mousse topped with passion fruit syrup
Picarones: Butternut squash and sweet potatoes flower doughnut finished in a fig syrup
For reservations or more information, call Brasa & Pisco at 941-360-0300.
Brasa & Pisco hours
Brasa & Pisco is closed on Monday during the summer months.
- Lunch: Tuesday through Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Dinner: Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday, 5 to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 5 to 10:30 p.m.
- Bar open late
Source: Brasa & Pisco website