hanger steak


Definition of hanger steak

: a steak cut from the beef diaphragm

Examples of hanger steak in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The hanger steak was charred and cooked to order, coins of shallot tarragon butter keeping things juicy. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Lackluster food falls short at this established French restaurant on Louisville's East End," 27 Nov. 2019 And then there’s the beef: Prime filet mignon, New York strip, dry-aged bone-in New York strip, and 21-day dry-aged bone-in ribeye; Angus filet mignon, hanger steak, porterhouse and prime rib; and wagyu filet mignon, ribeye and New York strip. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Guard and Grace steakhouse ready to impress Houston," 18 Nov. 2019 Peruvians well know that the heart, cooked properly, is one of the most delicious parts of a cow, with a juicy texture and a clean beefy flavor similar to that of a hanger steak. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, "The Cross-Cultural Cuisine of Llama San," 25 Oct. 2019 The Wagyu hanger steak — rib-eye meets filet —stood tall, but the overlord at our table was the dry-aged, bone-in Holstein strip loin from Flannery Beef. Ken Van Vechten, Los Angeles Times, "Enjoy the outdoor lifestyle on a weekend trip to Bend, Ore.," 3 Oct. 2019 Chef Brandon Kida of Hinoki & the Bird in Century City utilizes the intense beefy flavor of prime hanger steak as a backdrop to flavor with loads of red chiles and Szechuan peppercorns. Ben Mims, latimes.com, "Szechuan Chile Hanger Steak," 26 June 2019 Finca Los Frutales, highlighting syrah and merlot, pairs well with the hanger steak, its edges crusty from the grill. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "Blend 111 in Vienna may need to call 911," 28 June 2019 Féau, formerly at the Royce and Wally’s Santa Monica, will oversee a selection of French classics and plats du jour, including white-wine-poached mackerel, ahi tuna piperade, hanger steak with shallots, and a Grand Marnier soufflé. Hadley Tomicki, latimes.com, "Jeremy Fox to open Birdie G's this week, Pizzana in WeHo and Leo's Tacos in the SFV," 18 June 2019 Laos in Town also serves my favorite cut of beef at the moment, hanger steak marinated in oyster sauce, coriander seeds, pepper and sugar, and sliced into strips and flash fried. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "Laos in Town brings the funk — and the spice — to NoMa," 5 June 2019

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1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Hanger steak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hanger%20steak. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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