Manhattan Beach has welcomed Brazuca Brazilian Cuisine, (3001 N Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266) serving up a menu of Salgados (Savories Snacks), salads, soup, sandwiches, and Pratos Tradicionais (Traditional Dishes).
Snacks include Coxinha (Croquette filled with chicken); Empadinha (mini pot-pie filled with chicken); Pastel with fillings including ground beef or cheese or ham and cheese; Pao De Queijo (cheese bread); Risolis (Croquette filled with ground beef and corn); and Enroladinho De Salsicha (Baked or fried hot dogs wrapped in dough). I guess you’re breaking your 2015 diet.
You can order up traditional Sandwiches like ham & mozzarella or grilled chicken, or get the Brazuca Especial, which is grilled picanha steak and grilled onions. Traditional Dishes include Strogonofe de Frango (Chicken Strogonoff, served with rice and potato sticks); Brazuca Plates served with rice, black beans and your choice of 2 sides; and Grilled Picanha Brazilian Steak and you can get sides like fried plantains and fried yucca.
They also have Espetinhos (Skewers) served with beans with cassava flour, bacon, sausage, vinaigrette, boiled yucca. You can get chicken, chicken wrapped bacon, or picanha.
Sobremesa (Desserts) include Brigadeiro (Chocolate Truffle), Beijinho (Coconut Balls), Pudim (Brazilian Flan), Quindim (Brazilian Coconut Flan), and Mousse de Maracuja (Passion Fruit Mousse).
Open 11 am-9 pm daily, except 8 pm on Sundays.