Wagyu vs Kobe Beef

Us carnivore types don’t all speak fluent Japanese, but when it comes to steak, the terms Wagyu and Kobe are understood universally. Terms like Wagyu and Kobe regularly appear on the menu of top-quality steakhouses dotted across the United States. So what is all the fuss about? In simple terms, Wagyu means Japanese cow and […]

Best Drinks to Pair With Steak

You’re about to set the table for your next steak dinner, but you haven’t settled on your drink options. You think to yourself: what pairs best with ribeye steak? And how many drinks should we have at the ready? Doctors with the World Cancer Research Fund recommend you limit cooked red meat intake to 12 […]

New York Strip vs. Ribeye Steak

When comparing your premium cuts of meat, two steaks that are considered a cut above the rest are the New York Strip and Ribeye Steak. When stepping out for your next steakhouse dinner, we guarantee you these two cuts will feature on the menu. Both the New York Strip and Ribeye Steak deliver mouth-watering, superior […]

Dry vs. Wet Aging: Key Differences

Which is better – dry-aged or wet-aged steak? This topic has become quite a bone of contention amongst us carnivores. So before we get started weighing up the pros and cons, let’s explain what aging means: The aging process kicks in post-mortem in the days after slaughter. During this time, the enzymes start working on […]

Prime Rib vs Ribeye Steak

Ribeye and prime rib are a cult-favorite in the meat community. However, these two are also confused for one another. And, we don’t blame you. Ribeye, prime rib, standing rib roast – who wouldn’t confuse them? So, is prime rib the same as ribeye? No! While these two cuts share some similarities in regards to […]

Filet Mignon: What is it & How to Cook

Picture this: you have a reservation for the fanciest steakhouse in your town. There’s fine china and crystal glasses everywhere. A waiter, with a classic silver tray, comes to your table. He puts it down, takes the dome off it, and reveals a nice, juicy steak. What kind of steak is it? If we know […]

What is Prime Rib Roast?

While people consume beef constantly, besides that old Wendy’s commercial, most people don’t know a lot about it. Where to find quality beef? How much does it cost? How do you prepare it? A lot of people couldn’t give you a good answer to any of these questions if their life depended on it. Even […]

USDA Beef Quality Grades

Perhaps you’ve just come out of your first prime steak experience. You wonder to yourself: why can’t ALL steaks taste this good? The answer (mostly): beef quality grades. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) grades beef based on degree of marbling and the maturity (estimated age) of the animal at slaughter. The three top quality […]

T-Bone vs Porterhouse Steaks

OK, so you’re hosting a socially distanced backyard dinner party for a group of friends and debating what kind of steaks to grill up. You want something that’s going to look good over the flame, something substantial. You consider a Porterhouse, or maybe a T-Bone. You go to your local butcher. The Porterhouse costs 17% […]