We went out to Myanmar for lunch today, but apparently we were a bit early at 1130 and it closed. The wife was like we just passed a churrasscaria. So we went back a block and tried Victor's Grill.
We had one each a chicken and a beef saltena, fricase (a weekend special) and the combinacion gaucha. I think in general I don't get saltena's. They were fine. The beef one was a bit overcooked. We both find them way too sweet no matter where we go (Pike, Luzmilla's, etc.), but they are always improved by the jalepeno salsa.
The Fricase is a weekend special and defined as "Pork stuff". The waiter was unable to define it even in Spanish (one of us is fluent). We got "pork" and "white corn" and "sauce". Good enough for us. We ordered it. I ordered a recommended gaucha combination, a grilled sausage, beef short rib, some intestines and a flat steak.
The fricase was outstanding. It was a pork soup with large chunks of fatty pork and pork ribs in it and hominy sprinkled on top. The broth was rich and savory and spicy and I couldn't just take one taste of hers, we ended up sharing it. They brought out a chimichurri sauce for my meat plate and that was really good to dip the pork meat in as well. This outstanding bowl of deliciousness was only 8.95!
She proclaiming herself full could not help but share my also excellent plate of meat. A very tasty sausage, delicious well-charred intestines were rich and earthy, the beef rib was cooked perfectly as was the flat steak. They had very different flavors and textures and were both very good. Both made better by the spicy, herby, garlicky, oily, excellente chimichurri.
Great meal was washed down by the dried peach drink that I can't remember the name of.