rib eye


Definition of rib eye 

: the large piece of meat that lies along the outer side of the rib (as of a steer) also : a serving of this

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Order the rib eye, New York strip, or the leaner Wagyu flat iron—no matter which cut, the charred crust will have your mouth watering before a sip of high-tannin California Cabernet even hits your lips. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "T&C Travel Guide: Napa Valley and Sonoma County, California," 9 July 2018 The special surf and turf meal ($22.99) includes a 12-ounce rib eye steak topped with a mushroom sauce, three coconut shrimp with mango sauce and choice of sides. Wendy Killeen, azcentral, "Father's Day 2018: Food and drink deals around Phoenix will help you say thanks to Dad," 11 June 2018 On a recent trip this writer plowed through the calamari (served with blue cheese and a Buffalo-wing style sauce, a genius idea), the lollipop lamb chops, a rib eye sandwich and the s’mores casserole. Michael Rosenberg, SI.com, "Inside The Woods, Tiger's Star-Studded Restaurant in Jupiter," 12 June 2018 Teres major comes the the shoulder area as does the chuck eye, which also has a bit of the rib eye, but for a lot less money. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "How to buy the perfect steak for Dad this Father's Day," 15 June 2018 Other items that come off the grill, such as the lamb chops ($19.50) and rib eye steak ($25), are accompanied by chimichurri. Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "Il Pollaio in North Beach: The mothership of grilled chicken," 24 Apr. 2018 The rib eye from Karasu in Fort Greene and the bibingka from Maharlika in the East Village. Sarah Spellings And Diana Tsui, The Cut, "The Versatile Stylist Trusted by Condé Nast and Barneys," 30 Mar. 2018 In terms of protein, Chris goes with the rib eye, Carrie goes with the pork, Mustache Joe chooses the fish, leaving Adrienne with chicken. Luis Miguel Echegaray, SI.com, "Talkin' Top Chef, Episode 11: Baking at 12,000 Feet," 15 Feb. 2018 In addition to the regular menu, specials for two will be available, including a bison tomahawk rib eye steak, a whole fish dinner and a sweet souffle dessert. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Treat your Valentine to a special meal," 31 Jan. 2018

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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: a large, tender cut of beef from the outer side of the rib

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