steak tartare


steak tar·​tare -tär-ˈtär How to pronounce steak tartare (audio)
: highly seasoned ground beef eaten raw

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Among those offerings are classic starters like steak tartare, clams casino, and a wedge salad. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 20 Apr. 2023 Think Beef Wellington; 28-day, in-house, dry-aged steaks; house-made smoked Canadian bacon; Caesar salad and steak tartare. Phillip Valys, Sun Sentinel, 14 Apr. 2023 The menu includes roast chicken, seafood, steak tartare, and a 32-ounce dry-aged rib-eye steak. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 13 Apr. 2023 The restaurant will serve a special menu with steak tartare, their Rochamburger, bolognese, charcuterie, and more. Abigail Lee,, 13 Apr. 2023 Then oysters, grilled scallops and steak tartare. Praveena Somasundaram, Washington Post, 9 Jan. 2023 The kitchen, fronted by Samarco’s longtime friend Cedric Nicolas, turned out a rotation of French classics such as moules marinière, steak tartare, roast chicken with morel sauce, and an array of specials displayed in a loopy cursive on the chalkboard. Stephanie Breijo, Los Angeles Times, 1 Mar. 2022 Do sharks like steak tartare? Patrick Bedard, Car and Driver, 17 Sep. 2020 When that tissue is eaten in, for instance, steak tartare, the parasite spreads into its new host. Gustavo Arrizabalaga And Bill Sullivan, Scientific American, 1 Mar. 2015 See More

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Word History


French tartare Tartar

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of steak tartare was in 1911

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“Steak tartare.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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