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But the key players are the steaks themselves, including a bone-in tenderloin that can be served Oscar style with lump crab and asparagus and a 22-ounce rib-eye steak with meltaway fat that’s among the best in San Antonio.
Those gathered snacked on risotto cakes, beef tenderloin carpaccio, and deviled quail eggs or queued up for old fashioneds, sidecars, or gin and tonic libations.
Menu options range from the popular burgers to sushi to elk tenderloin.
Pre-Prepped Pork Tenderloin Canapés Mysteriously prepared pork tenderloin, whiskey caramelized onions, baguette, room-temperature butter, salt.
Ready in just 30 minutes, this warming dish is filled with chunks of pork tenderloin, Gala apples, red potatoes and carrots peppered with dried thyme, honey and Dijon mustard.
But that would mean missing out on a spirited lineup of main courses including a terrific take on braciola — better known as involtini in Italy — featuring thin tenderloin rolled around a core of pine nuts, raisins and cheese.
The sauce also works well with pork tenderloin and salmon.
Good toppings, including rare tenderloin and red pepper pesto, but the base is a thin, crackery bread rather than a lovely pizza crust.
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Did You Know?
A tenderloin, of course, is a juicy and tasty cut of meat. In the late 19th century, however, Tenderloin saw use as a nickname for the neighborhood of midtown Manhattan, west of Broadway and below 42nd Street. This district, which contained numerous bordellos, gambling houses, and watering holes, alongside theaters and hotels, became a hotbed of corruption - and, it was alleged by some, blackmail by police. The notion of dishonest law enforcers being able to afford a nice meal off activity in this district is believed to have given the Tenderloin its name. Soon the term was applied to similarly seedy districts in other cities.
First Known Use of tenderloin
TENDERLOIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tenderloin for English Language Learners
: a piece of very tender meat from the back of a cow or pig
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