January 17, 2012

Steak Across America

From a Midwest breakfast to a New York dinner, with a hangover Philly cheesesteak in between, this country knows how to enjoy its beef. Curated by Rebecca Aronauer.
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Steak can start the day. 
The steak and eggs at Liluma's Side Door in St. Louis, Missouri.
Jennifer Silverberg
Steak can start the day.

The steak and eggs at Liluma's Side Door in St. Louis, Missouri.
Steak can keep it real.
Photographed at  Pittsburgh Blue in Edina, Minnesota.
Alma Guzman
Steak can keep it real.

Photographed at Pittsburgh Blue in Edina, Minnesota.
But other times, steak prefers to leave something to the imagination. 
Photographed at Market 17 in Fort  Lauderdale, Florida.
Candace West
But other times, steak prefers to leave something to the imagination.

Photographed at Market 17 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
What are you trying to hide there, steak? 
Pepper-seared steak next to a cheesy potato galette with a mixed green salad covered in a truffle oil vinaigrette from Chow Bella in  Phoenix, Arizona.
Jonathan McNamara
What are you trying to hide there, steak?

Pepper-seared steak next to a cheesy potato galette with a mixed green salad covered in a truffle oil vinaigrette from Chow Bella in Phoenix, Arizona.
Steak can go well with vegetables.
A pepper steak photographed at Dal Rae in Los Angeles.
Anne Fishbein
Steak can go well with vegetables.

A pepper steak photographed at Dal Rae in Los Angeles.
Sometimes the best thing about a steak is its onion. 
Filet Mignon with onion ring, cauliflower and potato puree, watercress, caramelized onions and shallot jus from The Hanger Room in Willemie, Minnesota.
Michelle Leon
Sometimes the best thing about a steak is its onion.

Filet Mignon with onion ring, cauliflower and potato puree, watercress, caramelized onions and shallot jus from The Hanger Room in Willemie, Minnesota.
Steak can go well with fries. 
Photographed at Morgan's on the Beach in Miami Beach, Florida.
Bill Wisser
Steak can go well with fries.

Photographed at Morgan's on the Beach in Miami Beach, Florida.
Or a fine glass of wine.
New York steak with truffled tater tots at Leather Neck Steakhouse in San Francisco, California.
Lara Hata
Or a fine glass of wine.

New York steak with truffled tater tots at Leather Neck Steakhouse in San Francisco, California.
Sometimes steak wishes it were chicken. 
Chicken fried steak with Kool-Aid from Brooklyn Star in Brooklyn, New York.
Liz Barclay
Sometimes steak wishes it were chicken.

Chicken fried steak with Kool-Aid from Brooklyn Star in Brooklyn, New York.
Or even a salad.
Rachael Ray's Sliced Steaks with Sweet and Spicy Salad on Top, made by an Eating Our Words blogger in Houston, Texas.
Carrie Applegate Jaeger
Or even a salad.

Rachael Ray's Sliced Steaks with Sweet and Spicy Salad on Top, made by an Eating Our Words blogger in Houston, Texas.