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PDX: Ringside Steakhouse

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D.C.: Rare Steakhouse

It is weird that Washington, D.C. doesn’t have good steakhouses. All the power and money is there, yet the humble steak has no representation at all. Forget the beef, and go for ethical cuisines if you are in town. After all, this is a city of ambassadors. I tried Ray’s The Steaks, and it just […]

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Atlantic City: Knife and Fork Inn

Is time a good indicator of quality? In an industry like the food business where trends and taste change constantly, staying open and relevant is extremely difficult. That’s why 20-year-old restaurants are considered ancient, making time a seal of quality. Restaurants like Peter Luger’s has been making the same steak for decades, and for that […]

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Pittsburgh, PA: Altius

My mom found a list full of restaurants with amazing views. There are two located in Pittsburgh, one is a seafood restaurant, the other a usual American fare. The fish place seems to have great food, including a very visually stimulating sushi plate; unfortunately, they are fully booked the weekend we are there. Begrudgingly, we […]

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Pittsburgh, PA: Gaucho Parrilla Argentina

Steaks are usually given the highest regard. That’s not the case in South America, where steakhouses are found on roadsides to serve truck drivers with lots of meat at low cost. I have never been to Brazil or Argentina, so do not cite me on that. Brazilian steakhouse trend seen in America is based on […]

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Philadelphia: Barclay Prime

A keystone of the American cuisine are the steakhouses. They are iconic, many has been passed down for generations. Even at this age where more people turn to vegetarianism and veganism, steakhouses seem to be able to hold their heads above water, and that’s not because of luck. The environment and ambiance provided by a […]