Faced with the decision to select a steakhouse in the land of some of the very best steakhouses in the country, today we visit Capital Grille. Typically we visit this Crescent Court gem around Christmastime, but we consider this Christmas in July.
We were loaded with great gifts from the menu that can only be described as indulgent.
In a city where meat is king and steakhouses are landing faster than the Bugatti Veyron, it is refreshing to find something a bit out of the ordinary. Meet Corrientes 348, the new Argentinian steakhouse located in the former Stephan Pyles vast location on Ross Avenue.
Argentinians have a fondness for meat, or rather an “asado” or “parrillada.” Meats are cooked on a parilla (grill) while attendees enjoy socializing and drinking wine, typically a Malbec. Parrilla culture is largely about patience and enjoying the company they keep. Staying true to their roots, the restaurant will have a dramatic open flame parilla (custom-made in South America) anchoring the main dining room with 20 seats surrounding it. Continue reading →