Where's the best steak?

Mar 26th, 2008, 01:24 PM
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Where's the best steak?

Steak aficionados out there---do you remember where you had the best steak that you've ever tasted...in your life?

Not surprisingly, we included Peter Luger, Bern's, and Morton's on a recent shortlist of favorite steakhouses. Just curious for your own picks...famous or not.

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Mar 26th, 2008, 01:33 PM
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In my life, probably Morton's in Georgetown. Recent great steak, Gibson's in Chicago. The Gibson's mention is notable, because it was at a rehearsal dinner. The restaurant managed to serve 75 people INCREDIBLE steak, which is no small feat for any kitchen.
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Mar 26th, 2008, 01:53 PM
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I'll second Gibson's Chicago, also La Forge Miami Beach and Tuscan Steakhouse Miami Beach.

The winner though: Ellis Island Casino Las Vegas....the $5.99 Steak Special (Not on the menu, have to ask for it...I think it's up to $7.99 now with free beer)
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Mar 26th, 2008, 01:59 PM
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Silver Butter Knife Steak at Murray's in Minneapolis.
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Mar 26th, 2008, 02:00 PM
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Braxton's - Chicago. It beat the Morton's steaks I have had.
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Mesa Grill in Las Vegas. We've dined at the Manhattan location and twice at the Las Vegas location. We prefer the Las Vegas restaurant.

Bobby Flay's Black Angus NY strip steak is heavenly. It is thick, tender, juicy, flavorful and the Mesa Grill steak sauce makes it perfect. Much, much better than Morton's or Ruth Chris IMHO.
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Cabana Las Lilas, Buenos Aires
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Denver has some great steakhouses, and my fave is Capital Grille. I know it's a chain, but the whole experience there was superb; the service top-notch and the food to die for. I love my red meat, and this dinner was a carnivore's dream!
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A little local restaurant in Fremont CA called Essanay Cafe! I had a filet mignon there that melted in my mouth...mmm, mmm, mmmm!
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Mar 26th, 2008, 03:27 PM
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A few favorites come to mind:
-Moís in Indianapolis
-McKendrickís in Atlanta
-Bernís in Tampa
-The Forge in Miami. They also have to be the largest steaks Iíve ever seen. And no, I did not order the 3 pounder (or whatever it was) but somebody else in our group did!

I also recall two of my better carnivores meals being in Kansas City and Minneapolis, for the life of me I can't remember the names of the restaurants.

But the best steak Iíve ever had came right off the grill in my own backyard. But then, Iíve never been to Peter Luger.
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The Capital Grille has a "Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin" which is excellent. You don't really taste the coffee but the steak is delicious!

Here is the description from the menu:

A wonderful flavor combination with caramelized shallots, seasonings and coffee
rub to create a first-class steak many guests claim as their favorite.
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The Palm.
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My favorite steak place and the best steak i have ever tasted is the "Sliced edge of Rib steak" at new york prime in Boca. It is 3 large pieces of the marbly part of the rib-eye, the most delicious steak!
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Off the grill at my house!
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Bern's here in Tampa and also Charley's here in Tampa.
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Sparks in New York, Homestead in the Borgata in Atlantic City, Chop City Grill in Naples Florida. We have yet to go to Peter Lugar - we plan on doing that soon.
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Murray's in Minneapolis
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I would have to vote for Murray's. I am a big fan of the Capital Grille (there is location here in PHL), but Murray's is Old School - the real deal. Nothing fancy - just really, really great steak. I used to travel to the Twin Cities frequently for business, and no longer do. But, that place has been there so long that I don't doubt it will still be there if I ever get back.
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CraftSteak in Las Vegas
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Any parilla in Buenos Aires.

In the U.S., Berns in Tampa & Del Frisco's in Orlando.
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