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Evening Express (City Final) - The Guide - - EATING OUT -

had a win­ning, salty, tangy crust. We were flag­ging, but those cards stayed green for fear of miss­ing some­thing fine – like the beau­ti­ful gar­lic beef bites and the rose­mary-in­fused lamb. Now the cards were turned to red – but the gau­chos came across just to be sure. And they man­aged to talk us into chicken wrapped with ba­con and even a chicken heart for the brave soul among us. It wasn’t me. We toyed with the idea of dessert but were dis­ap­pointed to learn that cost ex­tra, on top of your £22.50. A bit grippy, that. In the end the bill came in at an eye-wa­ter­ing £120 plus for the four of us, in­clud­ing our four beers and bot­tle of wine. Ouch. But if you look at it as a night out – we were there for more than two hours, we thor­oughly loved the food and the at­mos­phere – it was fair enough. It’s an ex­pe­ri­ence worth hav­ing.

Tropeiro staff Si­mone Roldao with Menon Nil­ton Ce­sar.

TEAM: EAT­ING OUT: Din­ers Sarah Stra­chan and John Forbes at Tropiero.

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