surf and turf


Definition of surf and turf

: seafood and steak served as a single course

Examples of surf and turf in a Sentence

We both ordered the surf and turf.
Recent Examples on the Web The newest restaurant at the resort is called Fin and Feather, a coy a turn on surf and turf, and the room has the nondescript look of most hotel dining rooms. John Mariani, Forbes, 26 Oct. 2021 So far, the cinnamon carnitas taco, wild Mexican white shrimp taco, grilled octopus taco, and the surf and turf burrito have been among the top dishes. Nina Ruggiero, Travel + Leisure, 4 Nov. 2021 After your surf and turf, have a Bananas Foster or Cherries Jubilee dessert: they are both set on fire for you, and after the flambé, your fruit will be spread atop some of the tastiest vanilla ice cream this side of Mississippi. Thuc Doan Nguyen, Vogue, 14 Oct. 2021 Usually at the table, between all guests present, there is a bone-in rib eye steak cooked to order, surf and turf, jumbo lump crab cakes, fresh asparagus, and more. Ali Francis, Bon Appétit, 21 Sep. 2021 This Universal CityWalk restaurant takes surf and turf to a new level, with bento boxes combining mini burgers and speciality sushi rolls and the Cheeseburgooshi, which, as the name indicates, is a cheeseburger in sushi form. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 5 Sep. 2021 Chef Sergio Chavez’s surf and turf cuisine adds to the sensory adventure with textures, aromas and flavors from the ocean, valleys, multi-inspired influences from Mexico, Asia, American steakhouse and the Mediterranean. Roger Sands, Forbes, 16 May 2021 Mother’s Day carryout kit is the surf and turf sampler ($95 for two, $185 for four), with soup or salad, sides and desserts. Susan Dunne,, 29 Apr. 2021 The Elimination challenge will pair up chefs to make a surf and turf creation, using local fish and game. oregonlive, 6 May 2021

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First Known Use of surf and turf

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Surf and turf.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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: seafood and steak served together as a meal at a restaurant


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