Tucked away on 1604 by Stone Oak Parkway, it’s easy to miss Chama Gaucha despite the giant sign with the fake flames. We never would have found our way to the place if our friends hadn’t invited us to meet them for dinner there a few months back. Since then, we’ve been several times. I am even willing to forget that Chama Gaucha is a small chain (San Antonio, Houston, Chicago) because it is so yummy. It’s hard to find any fault at all with an establishment that serves perfectly prepared meat non-stop (until you turn your card to red, of course).. well unless you are a vegetarian.
We love steak. I wish I could be vegetarian, I really do. But, I love steak too much. In Houston, we would frequent Del Frisco’s… the steak was perfectly done every time, and had a nice light bit of butter on it (not like Ruth’s Chris where your steak is floating in butter… I love butter, but it can be a bit much)
Any way, we have tried a couple steak places here… Ruth’s Chris (yum, but lots of butter) and Ounce (eh, it’s ok). Overall we were less than impressed. One of my co-workers recommended Myron’s. There is a location in New Braunfels, and the owner, Bill Been, just opened another location at the corner of NW Military and Wurzbach. Continue reading