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 menu nodded to American classics: The burrata and heirloom tomato salad was followed by surf and turf options and then chocolate truffles, warm chocolate chip cookies, and wedding cake. Vogue, "California Dreamers: Hayley Bloomingdale’s Stylish Santa Barbara Wedding," 26 Nov. 2018 Enjoy sushi and spirits at Stevenson's, or surf and turf at Tidepools, which was built to resemble huts floating in a lagoon. 24. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Resorts in Hawaii: 2018 Readers' Choice Awards," 9 Oct. 2018 Go for surf and turf at one of the ship's most upscale options, Wake, while looking over, well, the ship's wake. Meredith Carey, Condé Nast Traveler, "We Can't Handle How Good the Food Will Be on Virgin Voyages," 7 Nov. 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 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,, "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

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of surf and turf

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

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