surf and turf

noun

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.

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Power Moves: With your ruler, Jupiter, stationing direct in your Pisces-ruled surf and turf, this is a mysteriously magical week for leaping without any thought of a net, wild pony. Bess Matassa, Teen Vogue, "Weekly Horoscopes July 9-15," 9 July 2015 There are jerk finger pies from O Pie O. A modern twist on the surf and turf from Jeff Ruby. Carol Motsinger, Cincinnati.com, "There's a new Wine and Food Experience in Cincinnati. Here's what you need to know," 7 June 2018 My deluxe paella — the one packed with a Noah’s ark of surf and turf — tasted and smelled like mussels gone bad, and the $46 pricetag only intensified the sting. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: New Dominion restaurant Acú Bistro Bar aims high but misses a few," 7 June 2018 For the main event go ahead and order a classic combo of surf and turf. Ruth's Chris Steak House, Bon Appetit, "How a New Orleans Staple Became a Worldwide Steak House Icon," 14 May 2018 That combination is starting to become as commonplace as peanut butter and jelly, bacon and eggs, and surf and turf. Bob Brookover, Philly.com, "Aaron Nola dominates; Hector Neris rebounds | Extra Innings," 9 May 2018 Testimonial to the local flavors of his home surf and turf? Amy Scattergood, latimes.com, "'Homegrown' by Matt Jennings is a paean to the chef's New England roots — with lamb meatballs," 9 Mar. 2018 Freshly caught from the East Sea, the squid transforms the dish into a surf and turf. Soon Kang, charlotteobserver, "Olympic host region known for simple, heartwarming fare | Charlotte Observer," 20 Feb. 2018 Cafe la Rue will serve diners a three-course shareable menu featuring dishes like duo oysters and surf and turf. Carolina Gusman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "National Pizza Day and Valentine's Day top this week's S. D. dining events," 7 Feb. 2018

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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surf and turf

noun

English Language Learners Definition of surf and turf

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

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