Mouse House Mystery!

September 7, 2010

The banner is relatively small – nine times out of ten you’d drive past it without noticing it.  The building to which it’s attached is not quite dilapidated, but it’s obviously in need of major improvements.  The broken sign for the building’s previous occupant lets you know that it was a pizza restaurant, but apparently an unsuccessful one.  But it’s the content of the banner, when you notice it, which will intrigue you. 

“Sabor!” it screams, with flames rising behind the large font.  Sabor is the Spanish and Portugese word for “flavor” – but it’s the text below which really makes you do a double-take as you drive by:  “A Brazilian Steakhouse & Lounge” it reads. 

Could it be that a real churrascaria is coming to Upstate New York?  For now, it would appear so.  A churrascaria is basically Brazilian barbecue, where the various meats are presented to you at your table, sliced on to your plate from long silver skewers. 

The MHK will stay on top of this bizarre culinary development in our little corner of the country.  Stay tuned.



  1. sadly, nothing has been done with the place. The banner is still up, but that’s it.

    • I know – I drive by it every morning on my way to work. I hope something happens soon – it sounds very exciting! Thanks so much for reading the blog! 🙂

  2. […] two years ago, we posted about a strange banner that had appeared on the side of a run-down former restaurant, advertising that a Brazilian […]

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