of South American and European inspired sweets. Standouts
include “pudin,” a rich and creamy Brazilian-style custard and
“crème de papaya,” a lush and refreshing cream of papaya,
topped with Cassis sorbet and a dash of Cassis Liquor.
On weekends, the upscale eatery offers a feijoida bar, serving
the delicious quintessential Brazilian staple, a black bean
stew cooked with “carne seca” and pork meat, served with rice,
toasted yucca flower, collard greens, pork belly, and orange slices.
Appetizing accompaniments to the mouthwatering menu
include such exotic libations as the Caipirinha, Brazil’s national
cocktail, composed of cachaça, sugar and fresh squeezed lime,
served on the rocks, Brazilian Mojito, a cool twist on the Cuban
classic also featuring cachaça, zesty citrus and mint, and the
summery favorite, Sangria, made with red wine and chopped
fruit, sweetened with honey, and served ice cold.
The sophisticated ambiance makes Espetus the perfect venue
for every occasion, from a small gathering of friends and colleagues
after work at the Lounge Piano Bar to a large lunch
or special event in the beautifully appointed dining room. For
large groups and corporate events, the complimentary wireless
Internet and audiovisual equipment are appealing accoutrements.
The restaurant also offers group and private dining options.
This delightfully decadent dining destination is also consistently
named one of the best steakhouses in the Bay Area, Brazilian
or otherwise. For diners seeking a uniquely cultural culinary experience,
Espetus satisfies appetites as it exceeds expectations.
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