skirt steak

noun

Definition of skirt steak

: a boneless strip of beef cut from the plate

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Your sommelier—often the disarmingly approachable Miliotes—might stop by to offer a straightforward explanation for why the Catena Zapata Malbec Argentino is the ideal accompaniment for the skirt steak. Suzanne Rowan Kelleher, Condé Nast Traveler, "Disney World Wants Its Food to Be Just As Memorable As Its Rides," 6 June 2019 The ambitions are reflected in the opening menu, with its $28 skirt steak, $26 smoked salmon, a turkey club for $20 and a $27 burger. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, "San Francisco French dining hub One65 brings $250 tasting menus to Union Square," 6 June 2019 The menu’s other two mains, skirt steak and wild coho, are grilled over oak with the same exactitude. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, "Central Smoke’s Asian-accented, down-home barbecue adds fire and spice to chilly nights," 25 Oct. 2018 Bang for the Buck Mr. Kearney handpicked a dinner menu that included skirt steak with a potato, mushroom bacon and olive stew. New York Times, "She Wanted Lavish, He Was Fine With City Hall," 8 June 2018 Go for undervalued cuts like hangar steak, skirt steak, and fajita meat. Natalie B. Compton, GQ, "How to Grill Like a Chef This Summer," 31 May 2018 Try this glaze on: Boneless chicken thighs, pork shoulder steaks, or skirt steak. Chris Morocco, Bon Appetit, "Grilled Pork Ribs with Gochujang Barbecue Sauce," 28 May 2018 In addition to the drinks, the group ordered up plenty of tacos, including the skirt steak with chile garlic oil, salted onions, queso fresco, and jalapeño, as well as the carnitas with sour cream, avocado, and pickled onion. Megan Johnson, PEOPLE.com, "Jessica Biel Dined on Tacos and Margaritas Before Husband Justin Timberlake's Boston Concert," 5 Apr. 2018 But favorites from Mexico’s interior find a home on this menu, too, including Veracruz-style fish and the Northern Mexico skirt steak called arrachera, a predecessor to the fajita. San Antonio Express-News, "Ácenar," 8 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of skirt steak

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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