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CUT in Photos, or, the $140 Steak Is Actually Worth It

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CUT in Photos, or, the $140 Steak Is Actually Worth It

kevin h | Aug 16, 2007 01:24 AM

Well I finally made it over to CUT this past Saturday. I'm a huge steak fan and had heard a lot of hype about this place, so I expected to be a bit let down. I'm happy to report that CUT exceeded my expectations. In fact, I do not hesitate to say it's the best steakhouse I've been to. What we had:

Prime Sirloin "Steak Tartare", Herb Aioli, Mustard $22
Big Eye Tuna Tartare, Wasabi Aioli, Ginger, Togarashi Crisps, Tosa Soy $22
Kobe Steak Sashimi, Spicy Radishes $22
Maryland Blue Crab & Louisiana Shrimp "Louis" Cocktail, Spicy Tomato-Horseradish $24

U.S.D.A. PRIME, Illinois Corn Fed, Aged 21 Days: Bone In New York Sirloin 20 Oz $51 ($2.55/oz)
U.S.D.A. PRIME, Nebraska Corn Fed, Dray Aged 35 Days: New York Sirloin 14 Oz $58 ($4.14/oz)
American Wagyu / Angus "Kobe Style" Beef From Snake River Farm, Idaho: New York Sirloin 8 Oz $70 ($8.75/oz)
True Japanese 100% Wagyu Beef from Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan: New York Sirloin 6 Oz $120 ($20/oz)
True Japanese 100% Wagyu Beef from Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan: Rib Eye Steak 8 oz $140 ($17.5/oz)
--with 2002 Beringer Private Reserve

Nougat Semifreddo, Apricot Sorbet, Persian Mulberries $14
Chocolate Pudding Cake, Salted Caramel Sauce, Coffee Ice Cream $14
Valrhona Chocolate Soufflé, Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Glacé $14
Gaviota Strawberry Shortcake, Crème Fraiche Gelato, Berry Sorbet $14
--with 2001 Chateau d'Yquem

See here for details and photos: http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fus...

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