Beware of the steak scam – Meat maven Josh Ozersky doesn't appreciate an over-priced, just OK red on a meaty menu. Go honestly big or go home, he says. Read on for other steakhouse scams.
Beware of the steak scam – "Prime" meat isn't always all it's cracked up to be, says Ozersky. "What they get away with calling prime these days is a crime, as old-school butchers are fond of saying."
Beware of the steak scam – When done well, dry-aging is a marvelous thing, says Ozersky. Done poorly, mold is a distinct possibility
Beware of the steak scam – Ooooh...burn! Ozersky is appalled at the level of blackened beef he sees passed off at steakhouses.
Beware of the steak scam – A lot of stuff is slathered on mediocre meat to make it tastes better, says Ozersky. He says it's a "swindle."
Beware of the steak scam – $9 for three slices of store-bought bacon on a plate? Ozersky is "reeling from the effrontery of it."
Beware of the steak scam – Mass-market steak is "often hiding behind the facade of a great window of robust and ancient steaks" by virtue of a clever cut, warns Ozersky.