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Clink: Texas de Brasil

By Aurora Rodríguez

Step inside Texas de Brasil’s South Beach location and you’ll find yourself welcomed by a buffet jam packed with delicious Latin flavors.

Of course the cuts of meat definitely stand out – such as their juicy skirt steak and chicken with bacon – but it won’t be a Brazilian fiesta until you accompany your selections with one of the spot’s signature caipirinhas or caipiroskas. Try one at their bar with a view, then challenge yourself to make it at home.

Caipirinha

Prepare a chilled cocktail glass

Cut a fresh lime into eights

Put into the bottom of the glass

Spoon in two teaspoons of cane sugar

Crush the pieces of lime

Add crushed ice

Add 2 ounces of cachaca

Garnish with a lime wedge

 

Mango Capiroska

Prepare a chilled cocktail shaker

Muddle three fresh mango slices

Muddle with fresh sugar

Add 1½ ounces of Absolut Mango Vodka

Add ice

Shake vigorously

Serve in a cocktail glass

F.Y.I.

Cocktails are around $11 at Texas de Brasil, 300 Alton Rd, Ste 200, Miami Beach; 305-695-7702.

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